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The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, War  |  4 February 1985 (USA)
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Major Reisman is "Volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms. This time their mission is to kill a Nazi general who ... See full summary »

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Major Reisman is "Volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms. This time their mission is to kill a Nazi general who plans to assassinate Hitler. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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They're back... and deadlier than ever!

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12 Indomáveis Patifes: A missão seguinte  »

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This is the first ever sequel to The Dirty Dozen (1967) and was made a staggering eighteen years after The Dirty Dozen (1967). See more »

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In the parachute jump, the riser lines were loose and too spread out in the close-up shots compared to the distance shots that showed the lines tight and closer together since the far-away shots were actual paratroopers coming down. See more »

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Arlen Dregors: Recruiting new victims, Major? Heard all about your last mission. Yeah, twelve go out, only one comes home. Those are lousy odds.
Maj. John Reisman: It's a lousy war. This is a lousy prison. And you have a lousy future.
Arlen Dregors: You ain't offering me nothin' better.
Maj. John Reisman: Oh, come on, Dregors. It'll be more fun than you've had in years.
Arlen Dregors: Hand grenade and hookers? That ain't my style.
Maj. John Reisman: But shooting an officer in the back of the head is?
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Followed by The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988) See more »

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Stick with the original
2 July 2006 | by (Sauk City, Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

Flat and unconvincing follow-up to the original where Major Reisman (Lee Marvin) is ordered to lead another group of convicts into France to take out a German SS general who is planning to eliminate the Fuhrer.

Besides Marvin reprising his role here, Ernest Borgnine and Richard Jaeckel also return "nearly" two decades after the original came out.

It's almost impossible for me to decide which was worse, watching the three cast members (from the first movie) forced to carry the burden on their backs and/or how terrible the story (and the apparent lack of character development and humor if there is any). I bet a college freshman could come up with a far better story that anyone would enjoy.

Stick with the original.


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