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Hunter of the Apocalypse (1980)
"L'ultimo cacciatore" (original title)

 -  Drama | Thriller | War  -  February 1984 (USA)
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During the Vietnam war, an American soldier gets trapped behind enemy lines. A squad of his buddies sets out to rescue him.

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Henry
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Jane
Tony King ...
George
Bobby Rhodes ...
Carlos
Margit Evelyn Newton ...
Carol (as Margi Eveline Newton)
John Steiner ...
Cash
Massimo Vanni ...
Phillips
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Barman (as Alan Collins)
Dino Conti ...
Weed
Gianfranco Moroni
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During the Vietnam war, an American soldier gets trapped behind enemy lines. A squad of his buddies sets out to rescue him.

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The Brutal Story of One Man's Fight for Survival Behind Enemy Lines. See more »

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Drama | Thriller | War

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Djungelmassakern  »

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(1981 heavily cut) | (1980 banned) | (2002 uncut) | (X rated)

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According the director's son Edoardo Margheriti, Antonio Margheriti didn't want to make a political film that was for or against the Vietnam War. He just wanted to make a Vietnam War film that was fun. See more »

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In the bar/brothel scene at the start of the movie a soldier is wearing two different ranks. He has a specialist (E-4) insignia on one sleeve of his uniform and sergeant (E-5) stripes on the other sleeve. See more »

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Classic Vietnam War Flick
17 July 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Director Antonio Margherti who has also co-created the classic flick, Flesh for Frankenstein 1973 and was assistant director on the classic flick, Blood for Dracula 1974 has created another gem in The Last Hunter.

Starring David Warbeck who was also in another classic flick, The Beyond 1981.

Also starring Tisa Farrow.

Also starring Tony King.

I enjoyed the violent scenes.

If you enjoyed this as much as I did then check out other classic Vietnam war flicks, Battle Rats 1990, Phantom Soldiers 1987, Siege of Firebase Gloria 1989, Not Another Mistake 1988, Bullet in the Head 1990, Apocalypse Now 1979, The Deer Hunter 1978, Full Metal Jacket 1987, Hamburger Hill 1987, Platoon 1986, Platoon Leader 1988, First Blood 1982, Rambo 2008, Rambo: First Blood II 1985, Warbus 1986, Eastern Condors 1987, Heroes Shed No Tears 1986 and We Were Soldiers 2002.


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