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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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Tagline:
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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The Real-Life Story/Events Film Was Based On 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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Runtime:
95 min
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Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
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:
Otto Deutsch:[finding a bullet-riddled Nazi staff car] It's a Mercedes-Benz. It's a wonderfully engineered car.
Sam Sixkiller:Not anymore.
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Movie Connections:
References The Dirty Dozen (1967)See more »

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13 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
The Real-Life Story/Events Film Was Based On, 9 October 2003
Author: RE Zuleta from Chicago, IL



According to an article written many years ago, the original "The Dirty Dozen" novel was actually based on real life story. US military convicts were offered pardon in exchange for similar suicide missions in Nazi occupied France. They agreed, but after the drop they turned their tails and spent the rest of the war in neutral Spain. In real life, use of pardoned convicts as soldiers is rather common phenomena, as experiences in former Yugoslavia indicate. In WWII Red Army and Wehrmacht employed such practice. The operation that actually resembles this movie the most was conducted by Germans. In May of 1944, frustrated with unsuccessful attempts to chase down and destroy the core formations of Yugoslav Partisans, German High Command planned the daring parachute raid on the headquarters of Partisan leader Tito and trained entire battalion of convicts for that very purpose. At the end of the day, Tito, although initially surprised, managed to get away and the convict paratroopers, decimated in a hellatious battle, took only Tito's freshly tailored Field Marshall uniform as their only trophy.

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