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Rogue Male (1977)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  16 September 1977 (Canada)
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Early in 1939 Sir Robert Hunter takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes ... See full summary »

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The Earl
Harold Pinter ...
Saul Abrahams
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Interrogator
Mark McManus ...
Ray Smith ...
Fisherman
Hugh Manning ...
Peale
Robert Lang ...
Jessel
Cyd Hayman ...
Rebecca
Ian East ...
Muller
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Nicholas Ball ...
2nd Seaman
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Freda
Ray Mort ...
Gerald
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Early in 1939 Sir Robert Hunter takes aim at Adolf Hitler with a high powered rifle, but the shot misses its mark. Captured and tortured by the Gestapo and left for dead, Sir Robert makes his way back to England where he discovers the Gestapo has followed him. Knowing that his government would turn him over to German authorities, Sir Robert goes underground in his battle with his pursuers. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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First film of Philip Jackson. See more »

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The Earl: You've made an oversize mess of things, Bobbity, outside, and Neville is furious.
Hunter: Neville?
The Earl: Yes, Nev... The prime minister.
Hunter: Oh, him.
The Earl: Oh, I know I know. He may look like a middle-class denture salesman, but he got, after all, the post of his majesty's first minister.
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A first-rate thriller receives a superior adaptation.
2 July 1999 | by (San Diego, CA, USA) – See all my reviews

"Rogue Male" is Geoffrey Household's finest thriller, and has long been one of my favorite books. I only discovered the existence of the film recently, and, sold by the screenwriter, director and cast listings, bought it sight-unseen, which I NEVER do. I was not disappointed. Cuts and changes were made, of course, the vast majority thoroughly justifiable. One or two others, while perhaps not strictly necessary, did no harm at all. The result was complete justice to the novel and a fine film!


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