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Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987)

TV-PG | | Action, War | TV Movie 1 March 1987
During WW2, American General Worden orders Major Wright to pick 12 condemned soldiers from the brig and parachute into occupied France where they must destroy a Nazi nerve gas facility and extricate the foreign scientists working there.

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David Webber
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Marie Verlaine
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Telly Savalas assumes the role of the leader of the Dirty Dozen from Lee Marvin. In this movie he and the Dozen are suppose to destroy a nerve gas manufacturing plant before the Germans can make enough to use against the Allies. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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When it's impossible... send in the Dozen.

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This is the only "Dirty Dozen" movie (i.e. of the original The Dirty Dozen (1967) movie and its three television tele-movie sequels) that doesn't have an African-American as one of the Dirty Dozen. See more »

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The dartboard at the "girls-school" is hung incorrectly. It should have 20 straight upwards (at 12 o'clock), but instead 20 is about in the 7 o'clock position. See more »

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Followed by Dirty Dozen: The Series (1988) See more »

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It's worth a look.
2 July 2006 | by (Sauk City, Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

Surprisingly good and fairly entertaining thriller as Telly Savalas (who had appeared in the original as one of the twelve convicts not to mention one of the most menacing members of the group) takes over as Wright, the new officer chosen by General Worden (Ernest Borgnine) to recruit and train twelve convicts (Randall "Tex" Cobb, Gary Graham, and Bo Svenson among the bunch that are selected for the operation) to attack and destroy several containers of nerve gas hidden in a French monestary and bail out the six scientists who are developing the gas under the close watch of the German SS.

I'll admit that I did like the "Deadly Mission" a lot better than its' predecessor and there's a few reasons (the performances are respectable, the plot twists some of which are slick, and the characters are actually interesting) to back it up. This movie is worth a look.


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