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The Diamond Mercenaries (1976)
"Killer Force" (original title)

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A heist force attempts to rob the diamond mine facility.

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Bradley
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Lewis
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Major Chilton
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Clare
Ian Yule ...
Woods
Michael Mayer ...
Adams
Victor Melleney ...
Nelson
Richard Loring ...
Roberts
Stuart Brown ...
Chambers
Marina Christelis ...
Danielle
Frank Shelley ...
Keller
Peter van Dissel ...
Rick
Cocky Tlhotlhalemaje ...
Franklyn
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Head of company security, Harry Webb, fears that a diamond theft is about to take place at their major mining complex deep in the desert. He quickly manages to become very unpopular, particularly with Claire Chambers, a celebrated cover girl, daughter of the mine administrator. She is visiting the man she loves, Mike Bradley, who is responsible for security at the mine. Nelson, the mine administrator, gives Bradley a curious mission - to steal a diamond. He wants to implicate Bradley in order to bring him into contact with a certain Lewis who is preparing to rob the mine with the aid of a group of mercanaries and a local accessory known as Father Christmas. Webb, not being informed of the deceit, relentlessly pursues Bradley, who is contacted by Lewis. With the mercanaries in the process of penetrating the mine. Bradley reveals himself to be Father Christmas, the organiser of the entire operation. With Webb in pursuit, Bradley flees into the desert with the only other survivors - ... Written by Leigh Thomas

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diamond | security | desert | heist | vault | See All (13) »

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They were professionals who killed for hire. But the man who hunted them killed for pleasure!

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15 January 1976 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

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SEK 682,844 (Sweden)
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Great action- "Killer" movie!
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This is one of the 70s better and most under rated thrillers of that era! It has a fantastic sound track by the maestro, Georges Garvarentz, an intriguing cast (Telly Savalas, Peter Fonda, Hugh O'Brian, O. J. Simpson, Maud Adams and Christopher Lee- the latter two are both excellent in this film!). It's a very thrilling experience, and one I did not forget in a hurry! 10/ 10!!!! AA+++


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