When Harry Burck (Harmon), an American engineer on loan to Colombia, is taken hostage and held for ransom, his brother Corey (Schoeffling) and friend Jack (Busey) are among a group of men, lead by Shrike (Duvall), who go deep into the jungles of Colombia to rescue Harry and an American ambassador. Written by
Richard Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Five Men Risk Everything To Save a Friend.
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Did You Know?
Director Stuart Rosenberg
didn't have his name on the movie and was billed as "Alan Smithee" which is a pretend film industry name used by directors who don't want their name on a movie. Show-business trade paper 'Variety' reported "director Stuart Rosenberg
took his name off the credits, reportedly due to a contretemps during post-production". See more
Referenced in Psych: Let's Get Hairy