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The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Adventure, War  |  14 February 1988 (USA)
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A team of renegade soldiers of World War II try to avoid the constitution of the IV Reich.

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Dravko Demchuk
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Carmine D'Agostino
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Tom Ricketts (as Ray Mancini)
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Fred Collins
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Yelena Petrovic (as Natalia Nogulich)
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Lt. Carol Campbell
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Roberto Echevarria (as Richard Yñiguez)
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A team of renegade soldiers of World War II try to avoid the constitution of the IV Reich.

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12 fördömda män - The Fatal Mission  »

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Ernest Borgnine is the only actor from the original The Dirty Dozen (1967) movie to appear in all four original "Dirty Dozen" movies [See: The Dirty Dozen (1967) ; The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) ; Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987) and The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)] See more »

Goofs

A US WWII M1 steel helmet consists of two major parts, the outer steel shell which affords some ballistic and fragmentation protection together with the inner lightweight (non-steel) helmet liner. Telly Savalas wears the helmet liner without the steel shell - that would never occur in combat. It is a common Hollywood war movie cheat to reduce fatigue and strain on the actor's head and necks. See more »

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

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Egad- this was bad.
14 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It stole 3 hours of my life. Yes I know the movie only lasted an hour and half but it seemed like 3 hours.

I am one of those people that like war movies. I liked the original Dirty Dozen and similar movies. But this one is sad as any I have ever seen. It was like watching a Community Stage production of the original Dirty Dozen with limited funds for the project.

The movie goes far beyond the portrayal of Germans as buffoons. When the American's jump on a train the Germans are so inept they they cannot guess the next town the train will be arriving.

There are laughable scenes that actually was filmed as serious drama. There are lighter scenes that appear to be meant as serious. Just a poor film all around.

Pass this movie and re-watch the original.


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