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The 'Human' Factor (1975)

R | | Drama, Thriller | 27 June 1976 (UK)
After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.

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John Kinsdale
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Mike McAllister
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Dr. Lupo
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Edmonds
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Janice
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CIA Man
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Taylor (as Tom Hunter)
Frank Avianca ...
Kamal
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Pidgeon
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Gen. Fuller
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Ann Kinsdale
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Mark Kinsdale (as Danny Houston)
Richard Harrison ...
Jeffrey Kinsdale (as Ricky Harrison)
Hillary Lief ...
Linda Kinsdale
Michael Mandeville ...
Phillips
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After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.

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Every 24 hours an American family will be killed!...and only the human factor can stop it.

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The last feature film of veteran director Edward Dmytryk. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene when Kinsdale shoots the fleeing terrorist in the back, after his Colt 1911 runs out of ammunition, the slide does lock back, and he continues to pull the trigger with the gun making a clicking sound, as if it is a double action. The 1911 is a single action and will not make that sound. See more »

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Really hit home while working overseas!
6 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I generally don't care for revenge films but this was a rare exception! I did not see it when it was first released, but a few years later while I was working as an American ex-patriot in Saudi Arabia. My family and children were with me in Saudi, and we lived on the local economy, as George Kennedy did in the movie. This movie really hit home with me and a lot of other ex-pats that were overseas at the time! It showed how vulnerable we really were living in a foreign country where we were quite often resented for even being there!

I've always been a George Kennedy fan, even though he's probably not the greatest actor of all time. He's a very likable and believable actor that consistently does a good job! I give him and this film both of my thumbs up!

I highly recommend this film to anyone that is even thinking about taking a job in a foreign country!


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