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Game for Vultures (1979)

 -  Drama  -  September 1980 (USA)
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The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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David Swansey
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Gideon Marunga
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Nicolle
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Col. Brettle
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Raglan Thistle
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Larry Prescott (as Sven Bertil Taube)
Ken Gampu ...
Sixpence
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Daniel Batten
Neil Hallett ...
Tony Knight
Mark Singleton ...
Sir Benjamin Peckover
Alibe Parsons ...
Alice Kamore
Victor Melleney ...
Mallan
Jana Cilliers ...
Ruth Swansey
John Parsonson ...
Peter Swansey
Elaine Proctor ...
Brigid
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The South African businessman David Swansey is delivering illegal German helicopters to Rhodesia. That makes the patriot Gideon Marunga an angry man.

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In every war there are those who kill... and those who make a killing!

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September 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El Juego de los Cóndores  »

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22 April 2000 | by (England) – See all my reviews

A complete pile of hooey! This is one of the most muddled movies you'll ever see. None of the plot makes any sense, characters come and go without rhyme nor reason (in fact Roundtree is killed at one point and then appears again a few scenes later - and he isn't playing Jesus!). The biggest disappointment is reserved for fans of La Collins - she makes a tiny cameo appearance moments before the end, for no good reason, then the film finishes. Audience breathes a sigh of relief.


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