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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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Haddad
Kathy Lukas
Alex Faulkner
Robert McCann
Robert Freitag ...
Kenneth Haigh ...
Col. Reed-Henry
Stratford Johns ...
Mustapha El Ali
Derek Thompson ...
Paul Antrim ...
Russian General
Michael Harbour ...
David Lumsden ...


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

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They fly again . . .


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18 October 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wildgänse II  »

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Did You Know?


Lewis Collins has said that he was originally hired to play Haddad due to a contract with producer Euan Lloyd. Collins had headlined Lloyd's The Final Option (1982) movie around three years earlier. However, the part was cast with American Scott Glenn. Collins ironically had starred in "The Wild Geese" rip-off movie "Code Name: Wild Geese" (Code Name: Wild Geese (1984)) which may have been a factor in his non-inclusion in this sequel. See more »


Referenced in Am Tag als Bobby Ewing starb (2005) 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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Mission: Impossible British style
16 June 2001 | by (Wickford, essex) – See all my reviews

This is a highly underated film. For those of you who love Hard action films , this is perfect. Peter Hunt gives the procedings a no frills, lean and mean pace. He brilliantly captures the tough World the characters live in. I loved the first film, this isn't as good but is entertaining enough. It is very much like 'Who dares Wins' in its uncinical approach to fast and heavy violence. The characters are not nice people so there is little love loss between them. Scott Glenn plays the lead Emotionless and I believe this is done on purpose.

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