A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's ... See full summary »
Based on the Ira Levin novel, the original film fit the mode of 1970s paranoid thrillers, with Laurence Olivier uncovering a diabolical plot by Nazis in South America to revive the Third ... See full summary »
From the beginning of the film: "This is the story of a new twist on the oldest profession. The film follows a group of Brazilian prostitutes over two years as they work not only the ... See full summary »
Barry Kohler, a young Nazi hunter, tracks down a group of former SS officers meeting in Paraguay in the late 1970s. The Nazis, led by Dr Mengele, are planning something. Old Nazi hunter, Ezra Lieberman, is at first uninterested in Kohler's findings. But when he is told something of their plan, he is eager to find out more. Lieberman visits several homes in Europe and the U.S. in order to uncover the Nazi plot. It is at one of these houses he notices something strange, which turns out to be a horrible discovery. Written by
Laurence Olivier received an Oscar nomination [for Best Actor] for his role in this film playing a Jewish man who hunts Nazi war criminals. His most recent Oscar nomination [for Best Supporting Actor] prior to this was for the film Marathon Man (1976), in which he played a Nazi war criminal. See more »
When David Bennett shows Lieberman the photographs of three Nazi agents, he mistakenly identifies Schwimmer as Kleist and Kleist as Schwimmer. See more »
Okay, I'm running it down now. It will only take a second.
Take your time, old men don't go back to sleep once they've been awakened.
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Old veterans Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier and James Mason team up in this well-constructed and absorbing thriller. The plot sounded so bizarre that I had to check the film out. Although there is some choppy editing and cartoonish acting, "The Boys from Brazil" makes for a good viewing.
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