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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The C.I.A. protects America ... who protects America from the C.I.A. !
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Did You Know?
The graphic violence in the original cut of the film was cut by Sam Peckinpah
so he could obtain a PG rating for the film, instead of an R. See more
When the boy throws Mike's cane to him he throws it pointed end in front. When it cuts to Mike catching the cane it is the rounded end in front. See more
You all look alike, you young mercenaries. No matter what country.
Well we're all idealists. Y'think we do it for the money?
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
Lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert
Music by Mabel Wayne
Sung by James Caan
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