MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 18,192 this week

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

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  15 January 1976 (West Germany)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 264 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 6 critic

A heist force attempts to rob the diamond mine facility.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 428 titles
created 16 Feb 2012
 
a list of 906 titles
created 08 May 2012
 
a list of 313 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 140 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 18 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Diamond Mercenaries (1976)

The Diamond Mercenaries (1976) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Diamond Mercenaries.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Outlaw Blues (1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Susan St. James helps Peter Fonda, an ex-convict who goes after the country music star who stole his song and made it a hit.

Director: Richard T. Heffron
Stars: Peter Fonda, Susan Saint James, John Crawford
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young martial artist embarks on an adventure, encountering other martial artists in battle until one day he meets an aging blind man who will show him the true meaning of martial arts and life.

Director: Richard Moore
Stars: David Carradine, Jeff Cooper, Christopher Lee
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

An advance team from a dying, far-off civilization seeks a new world to conquer and inhabit -- Earth!

Director: Ed Hunt
Stars: Robert Vaughn, Christopher Lee, Daniel Pilon
Inside Out (1975)
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Thirty years after WW2, a team of former GIs and German soldiers plans to retrieve Nazi loot, hidden in the Soviet occupied East Germany, whose exact location is known by an imprisoned Nazi war criminal.

Director: Peter Duffell
Stars: Telly Savalas, Robert Culp, James Mason
Fighting Mad (1976)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An Arkansas farmer stages a one-man war against corrupt land developers who want to evict him and his neighbors from their farms for real estate developments.

Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Peter Fonda, Gino Franco, Harry Northup
Two People (1973)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Peter Fonda, Lindsay Wagner, Estelle Parsons
Fake-Out (1982)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Gangster's girlfriend hangs out in a Las Vegas hotel with her cop protectors while she waits to testify.

Director: Matt Cimber
Stars: Telly Savalas, Pia Zadora, Desi Arnaz Jr.
Firepower (1979)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A merc is hired by the FBI to track down a powerful recluse criminal. A woman is also trying to track him down for her own personal vendetta.

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Sophia Loren, James Coburn, O.J. Simpson
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers.

Directors: Robert Parrish, Irving Lerner
Stars: Telly Savalas, Robert Shaw, Stella Stevens
Clay Pigeon (1971)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

An ex-soldier is recruited by the FBI to go undercover in L.A. and find other ex-soldiers who are part of a drug-dealing gang.

Directors: Lane Slate, Tom Stern
Stars: Tom Stern, Telly Savalas, Robert Vaughn
A Killing Affair (TV Movie 1977)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A white female detective is partnered with a black male detective to find the person who is committing a series of particularly vicious murders. During the course of the investigation the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian
Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, O.J. Simpson, Rosalind Cash
The Hostage Tower (TV Movie 1980)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Criminal takes hostages on the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Director: Claudio Guzmán
Stars: Peter Fonda, Maud Adams, Billy Dee Williams
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Bradley
...
Lewis
...
Major Chilton
...
...
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
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

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

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

15 January 1976 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Armoton joukko  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Gross:

SEK 682,844 (Sweden)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Grindhouse Universe (2008) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
It's old-fashioned 70s action with lots of intrigue.
11 November 1998 | by (Suffolk, Virginia) – See all my reviews

KILLER FORCE is one of the many action movies of the 70s on a "bad guy" perspective and a low budget, with a sand dune setting and lots of funky disco which made these great. It stands out best for its intrigue. Don't expect much from top-billed Telly Savalas (who rips the dress off of Maud Adams!), but do follow Peter Fonda's point of view as he joins an army of force attempting to rob the valuables from a diamond mine. This is a chance to see O.J. Simpson in his glory days as one of the heist members going out to seize an electric fuse, a plot that leads the men into the facility. The action sequences look mild but they remain exciting to this day as with other Italian-made productions. Try not to think but understand that KILLER FORCE was made on European soil with an American cast (other than Christopher Lee) driving auto vehicles on the passenger side. Definitely worth a find if you crave for late-night intrigue. Nice color.


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
great all-star cast blur81
Discuss The Diamond Mercenaries (1976) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?