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The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission (1988)

A team of renegade soldiers in World War II tries to stop the creation of the Fourth Reich in the Middle East.

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Joe Stern
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Gen. Kurt Richter
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Sgt. Holt
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Dravko Demchuk
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Carmine D'Agostino
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Joe Hamilton
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Lonnie Wilson
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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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British Colonel
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Roberto Echevarria (as Richard Yñiguez)
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A team of renegade soldiers in World War II tries to stop the creation of the Fourth Reich in the Middle East.

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Das dreckige Dutzend - The Fatal Mission  »

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Trivia

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 has a woman as a member of the Dirty Dozen. She is Lt. Carol Campbell and is played by Heather Thomas. See more »

Goofs

In the final battle some mortar explosions explode close enough the allied soldiers to count as direct hits but cause no damage to them. German soldiers on the other hand seem to die when no explosions occur nearby, See more »

Connections

Features Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987) See more »

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In the Mood
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Written by Wingy Manone, Andy Razaf and Joe Garland
Performed by Glenn Miller
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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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