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The Proud and Damned (1972)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  July 1972 (USA)
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A group of five Confederate mercenaries led by Sergeant Will Hansen must choose sides carefully in a small village where they find themselves trapped in the middle of a rebellion. The group... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Will Hansen
Aron Kincaid ...
Ike
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San Carlos' Mayor
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Ramon (as Jose Greco)
Smokey Roberds ...
Jeb
Henry Capps ...
Hank
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Billy
Andres Marquis ...
The General
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Maria
Nana Lorca ...
Carmela
Anita Quinn ...
Mila
Conrad Parham ...
Capt. Juan Hernandez
Álvaro Ruiz ...
Chico (as Alvaro Ruiz)
Pacheco ...
Lieutenant
Ignacio Gómez ...
Padre (as Ignacio Gomez)
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A group of five Confederate mercenaries led by Sergeant Will Hansen must choose sides carefully in a small village where they find themselves trapped in the middle of a rebellion. The group is torn as to whether they should honor the powerful military dictator who forces them to spy for him or help the local village fight for its independence. Follow Sergeant Hansen and his men as they make a decision that could cost them their lives. Written by Michaelj@new.rr.com

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Haunted by war, they still found something worth fighting for!


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Hank: Will, did you have to shoot him? Couldn't you have pistol-whipped him instead or something?
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Windblown
by Henry Capps, Smokey Roberds and Murray MacLeod
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This Is Truly Awful
11 January 2009 | by (Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

"Awful" is not a word I use often to describe a movie. There's usually some redeeming quality that at least raises it to the level of just plain "bad." "Awful" is the word here, though. Chuck Conners stars as the leader of a band of ex-Confederate soldiers who find themselves caught in the middle of a South American civil war in 1870. Aside from the last 10 minutes or so there's precious little action or adventure here, and there's a lot of just plain dumbness. Ike (Aron Kincaid) falls head over heels in love with a girl he meets for 5 minutes at a local monastery (true!) and at one point brings a guitar playing buddy of his to the monastery to serenade her while the nuns look on! Then he spends the rest of the movie gazing forlornly into the distance with puppy-dog like eyes. Meanwhile, Hansen (Conners) becomes a sort of protector/lover to a gypsy girl whose own people have cut off one of her ears. Aside from Conners and Cesar Romero as the leader of the town of San Carlos we have here largely unknown actors (unsurprising, since how would they get anyone to cast them in anything significant after this disaster?) 1/10


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