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Wild Geese II (1985)

R  |   |  Adventure, Thriller, Action  |  18 October 1985 (USA)
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A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.


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A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.

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18 October 1985 (USA)  »

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Agries hines 2  »

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After Richard Burton had died, producer Euan Lloyd had to re-cast his part. Lloyd contacted Edward Fox who was in the country working on his house. Fox agreed to do the movie so he could add another wing onto his home. See more »


Features The Wild Geese (1978) See more »


Berliner Luft
Music by Paul Lincke (uncredited)
Performed by the Musikkorps der Polizei Berlin
Courtesy of EMI Electrola GmbH
Publisher Apollo Verlag GmbH
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More interesting than people say it is.
13 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

If you're expecting lots of action and gunplay, don't bother; you'll surely be disappointed. The movie focuses more on intrigue and endless spy games. The complicated story maintains interest throughout, but ultimately it's all for naught. Still, there is a sly performance by Edward Fox to be enjoyed (if you can stand his deliberately curious accent!) (**)

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