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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.

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(as Anthony M. Dawson)

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(screenplay), (dialogue: German version), 2 more credits »
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Charleton
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Frank Glaubrecht ...
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Wolfgang Pampel ...
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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.

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Action | War

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Arcobaleno selvaggio  »

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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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Pretty Bad
11 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film quite by accident. We had decided to watch The Wild Geese (with Richard Burton, et al.) but the person who went to the video store brought back this on accident, apparently thinking that there was some connection between the two films, which I suspect was part of the reason it has this name. There is no connection, other than the similar name and the fact that they both deal with mercenaries sent to some troubled region.

I was rather downcast upon finding out this was not the right film, but kept my hopes up. I was very familiar with Lee van Cleef, and find that he can do a very good job, and I had recently become familiar with Lewis Collins from a couple good or decent films he had been in.

However, even this hope was to be dashed. This film is really quite bad. The acting is bad, being either wooden or over the top and Lee van Cleef is nowhere near his best here. The whole plot is like a formulaic, brainless version of The Wild Geese, the production values are bad, and the action or chase scenes are poorly produced and sometimes utterly ridiculous. I wouldn't bother with this one and would check out the far superior The Wild Geese (a pretty good film) or even the latter's "sequel" Wild Geese II, which itself is mediocre but much better than this.


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