Code Name: Wild Geese (1984)
"Geheimcode Wildgänse" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, War  |  September 1986 (USA)
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Commander Robin Wesley, leader of a group of mercenaries, go to the Golden Triangle in Southeast Asia to overthrow the dictator, who is a major manufacturer and dealer of the world's opium.


(as Anthony M. Dawson)


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Commander Robin Wesley, leader of a group of mercenaries, go to the Golden Triangle in Southeast Asia to overthrow the dictator, who is a major manufacturer and dealer of the world's opium.

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This is a corporation of businessmen... Their business is war. For them, the jungle and the city are the same.


Action | War


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September 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arcobaleno selvaggio  »

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Wesley: [on his son's overdose] You wouldn't sell drugs to children?
Walter Brenner: [last lines]
Walter Brenner: Wesley your a soldier... not a killer you wouldn't do this
[Wesley coldly fires, pausing between shots to per long Walter's suffering]
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Followed by Der Commander (1988) See more »


Performed by H. Arcona (Eloy), H.L. Folbert (Eloy), K.P. Matziol (Eloy) and Jan Nemec (Bolek)
Music Equipment by Yamaha
Arranged by Amptown
(c) by VIP Music
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Watch it just for the chase scene!!!
11 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Code Name Wild Geese is one of those many movies that bases the plot around mercenary action in a jungle; actually, to be fair, given that every cheapo movie seems to have done that in the past few years, at least this was one of the first. (Is ANYONE really interested in mercenary-in-a-jungle movies?) Most of the action is perfunctory, predictable stuff. Lee Van Cleefe is wasted (as usual) in this; Lewis Collins does his hard man routine.

This movie wouldn't really be worth commenting on except for the chase scene. It's absolutely hillarious! Collins' character revs his car up in a tunnel when he realizes he's blocked in, and drives sideways, YES SIDEWAYS, along the wall of the tunnel! How does he do this? Well, aside from the fact that this is physically impossible, of course he doesn't... we're treated to a exquisitely appalling display of movie miniatures, intercut with grim expressions on Collin's face. It's priceless and worth the cost of a rental alone.

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