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Director:
Writers:
Lukas Heller (characters)
Nunnally Johnson (characters)
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Release Date:
4 February 1985 (USA) See more »
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They're back... and deadlier than ever!
Plot:
Major Reisman is "Volunteered" to lead another mission using convicted army soldiers, sentenced to either death or long prison terms... See more » | Add synopsis »
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More of a remake than a sequel. See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Lee Marvin ... Maj. John Reisman

Ernest Borgnine ... Gen. Worden

Ken Wahl ... Louis Valentine

Larry Wilcox ... Tommy Wells

Sonny Landham ... Sam Sixkiller

Richard Jaeckel ... MP Sgt. Clyde Bowren
Wolf Kahler ... Gen. Sepp Dietrich

Gavan O'Herlihy ... Conrad E. Perkins

Ricco Ross ... Arlen Dregors
Stephen Hattersley ... Otto Deutsch

Rolf Saxon ... Robert E. Wright
Jay Benedict ... Didier Le Clair
Michael John Paliotti ... Baxley
Paul Herzberg ... Reynolds
Jeff Harding ... Sanders

Sam Douglas ... Anderson
Russell Sommers ... Gary Rosen

Michael Sheard ... Adolf Hitler
Bruce Boa ... Colonel
John Malcolm ... Field Marshal Meisterlein

William Morgan Sheppard ... German General (as Morgan Sheppard)
Crispin Denys ... Schmidt
Denis Holmes ... Gen. Pierre Fontaine
Alan Barry ... Gen. Bulldog Bardsley
Don Fellows ... Gen. Trent Tucker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Dean ... Nazi Officer
Mike Kent ... German Soldier
Charles Bodycomb ... GI Harley Outrider (uncredited)

Derek Lyons ... G.I. (uncredited)

Directed by
Andrew V. McLaglen 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lukas Heller  characters
Nunnally Johnson  characters
Michael Kane 
E.M. Nathanson  novel

Produced by
Frederick Muller .... associate producer
Harry R. Sherman .... producer
 
Original Music by
Richard Harvey 
 
Cinematography by
John Stanier (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Alan Strachan 
 
Production Design by
Peter Mullins 
 
Art Direction by
William Alexander  (as Bill Alexander)
 
Set Decoration by
Robin Tarsnane 
 
Costume Design by
Betsy Heimann 
 
Makeup Department
Stevie Hall .... hair stylist
Jane Royle .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bruce A. Pobjoy .... post-production supervisor
Steven P. Saeta .... production supervisor
Ted Zachary .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Bennett Jr. .... second assistant director
Callum McDougall .... third assistant director
Michael Zimbrich .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Brian Payne .... property master
Steve Payne .... stand-by props
 
Sound Department
Milan Bor .... sound re-recording mixer
Don Deacon .... sound editor
Paul Le Mare .... production sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
David Beavis .... special effects supervisor (as Dave Beavis)
 
Stunts
Roy Alon .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Dimond .... gaffer
Ian Foster .... clapper loader: second unit
Larry Park .... best boy
Peter Versey .... assistant camera
David Wynn-Jones .... camera operator
Anthony Stanier .... camera trainee (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Joseph D'Agosta .... casting: US
Allan Foenander .... casting: UK
 
Other crew
Marilyn Clarke .... script supervisor
Russell Lodge .... location manager
Gary Nixon .... assistant accountant
Jennie Raglan .... production coordinator
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dirty Dozen 2" - International (English title) (informal title)
"Dirty Dozen II" - International (English title) (informal title)
"Dirty Dozen: Next Mission" - International (English title) (informal title)
"The Dirty Dozen 2" - International (English title) (informal title)
"The Dirty Dozen II" - International (English title) (informal title)
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95 min
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Television movie debut for Lee Marvin. This is despite appearing in a number of television series episodes and the movie The Killers (1964). According to the book, Movies Made for Television, The Killers (1964) was originally made for television but ended up being released theatrically because it was thought to be too violent for TV.See more »
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Anachronisms: As their plane lands on the German occupied airfield you can clearly see a bright yellow ambulance and other modern vehicles parked in a car park next to the airfield.See more »
Quotes:
Louis Valentine:What is this, Grand Central Station?
Tommy Wells:Yeah, we missed the train to Chicago.
Robert E. Wright:Where's the girl?
Sanders:Heard you were coming and took off on the train.
Sam Sixkiller:Where's the bar?
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References The Dirty Dozen (1967)See more »

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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
More of a remake than a sequel., 1 October 2002
Author: SgtSlaughter from St. Davids, Pennsylvania, USA

This film is definitely more of a remake of the classic THE DIRTY DOZEN than a sequel. (Although the events here are said to take place in September 1944.) There's a lot of the same dialog as in the original movie and even the same type of characters! There's a Telly Savalas clone, a Jim Brown clone, a Charles Bronson clone, Marvin, Borgnine and Jaeckel reprise their original roles, and all three look about ready to drop dead on the set. At the time of filming, Marvin was about 60, Borgnine almosty 70 and Jaeckel is almost 60. All too old to be in combat operations.) You'll feel as though you're watching the same characters (meaning the 12, not the officers leading them) from the original, except played here by new actors. The mission is even similar: kill a Nazi general, rather than the many of the first movie. This time there is no character development and little training. (It's almost an hour shorter than the original film, too) The men land and trek across France, whining all the way, always about to rebel but turning to Marvin's widsom in the end. Same stuff as before. The climax was decent and I liked the action theme more than the music of the original movie.

I'd watch this only to see how badly a movie can be remade / followed-up when a studio tries to make money. Here they failed miserably. I paid $.50 cents to watch this at a rental store. It's not worth much more if you've seen the original 1967 film.

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