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The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
"Quel maledetto treno blindato" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  December 1981 (USA)
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In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony, the thief Nick and the coward Berle are transported to a military prison.... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lt. Robert Yeager
Peter Hooten ...
Pvt. Fred Canfield
Michael Pergolani ...
Jackie Basehart ...
Debra Berger ...
Raimund Harmstorf ...
Adolf Sachs
Col. Charles Thomas Buckner
Flavio Andreini ...
Examination Corporal
Peter Boom ...
German Officer on Train
Vito Fornari ...
SS Officer
Manfred Freyberger ...
SS Commander
The Sergeant (as John Loffredo)
Mike Morris ...
Colonel Hauser


In 1944, in France, the rogue American soldiers Lieutenant Robert Yeager, Private Fred Canfield, the murderer Tony, the thief Nick and the coward Berle are transported to a military prison. However, the convoy is attacked by the Germans and they survive and flee with the intention of cross the border of Switzerland. Along their journey, they fight against a German platoon and capture the German prisoner Adolf Sachs that offers to guide them to the Swiss border. When they meet a German troop, they kill them but sooner they discover that they actually were and American commando in a mission headed by Colonel Buckner to steal a German V2 warhead. Lt. Yeager, Fred, Tony and Nick offer to risk their lives to accomplish the mission. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The picture's opening title card reads: "France 1944". See more »


When he steals a motorcycle you can see that it is an old opposed twin BMW. But for all the stunt riding it is clear to see that he is not on the same motorcycle, he is using a single cylinder dirt bike. See more »


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Title Card: FRANCE 1944
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References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

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One of those great "Action-war" movies
10 November 1999 | by (Trøndelag, Norway) – See all my reviews

An entertaining action-war movie. I remember i bought this movie the in a video-store back in 1986-87. It was an old English video-version from the early 80's (from that time when video-stores in my country imported video-movies direct from England without giving them subtitles)

The movie have some similarity's with "The Dirty Dozen" and it's obvious that the film-makers got much inspiration from this great hit from the 60's. Acting and plot is not the greatest in history, but it's still a very exiting film. Not so much indifferent action-scenes here, like there are in many other movies of this type.

8 out of 10

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