Mike Locken is one of the principal members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them, one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to protect someone, goes down in flames. He is nearly crippled, but with braces is able to again become mobile. For revenge as much as anything else, Mike goes after his ex-friend. Written by
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MEN WANTED. Private company with C.I.A. contract seeks men willing to risk life. Perfect physical condition. Experience with weaponry, incendiaries, Karate/Judo. No loyalties. No dependents. Long career doubtful.
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Did You Know?
Most of the film's action sequences were filmed in San Francisco's Chinatown on Waverly Street, the actual site of what became known as the "Tong Wars" - vicious battles between rival groups of Chinese - that took place in Chinatown shortly after World War I. See more
In the freighter graveyard scene, Miller holds a submachine gun identified as an Uzi. In fact, it is an Ingram Mac-10 with a cosmetic attachment to make it appear superficially like an Uzi. Furthermore, when first shown in Miller's hands, the attachment is on upside-down, putting the large front sight assembly on the bottom of the weapon instead of the top. In the next shot, the attachment is correctly oriented. See more
Chung, I thought somebody had taken care of him.
It's just a question of time. But it's not in the national interest that it should happen either today, or for that matter tomorrow. It's especially central that it doesn't happen under any circumstances within the confines of the United States. What happens to him Friday, after he's gone, is no longer our concern.
This film is a work of fiction. There is no company called Communications Integrity NOR ComTeg and the thought the C.I.A. might employ such an organization for any purpose is, of course, preposterous. See more
Referenced in Dear Phone
Lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert
Music by Mabel Wayne
Sung by James Caan
and Robert Duvall See more