MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 14,111 this week

Freedom Fighter (1988)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Drama  |  11 January 1988 (USA)
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 54 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

, (book)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 titles
created 05 Sep 2011
 
list image
a list of 4741 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Freedom Fighter" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Freedom Fighter (TV Movie 1988)

Freedom Fighter (TV Movie 1988) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Freedom Fighter.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Victor Ross
...
Max
...
Anna Metz
...
Rudi Donner
...
Krista Donner
...
Sergeant Kemper
...
Lt. Karl Pressler
Herbert Norville ...
PFC Mason (as Herbie Norville)
Jonty Stephens ...
British Soldier
Ian Tyler ...
G.I.
Bob Sherman ...
Captain Winter
...
Striemer
Margery Mason ...
Lina
...
Mentz
Merelina Kendall ...
Frau Mentz
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

11 January 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wall of Tyranny  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Private Ross is driving a car with plates that begin with "VA". VA stands for "Volkes Armee" the East German Army. (US owned cars in West Germany/Berlin had special plates, and West Berlin German cars had tags that began with "B".) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A modest TV movie that could have been better
3 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although Tony Danza's name is likely to scare away serious movie fans, this made-for-TV film isn't as bad as one might suspect.

The story of the American GI in love with the German girl in East Berlin in the bad old Cold War days of 1961 is recycled but this version offers some interesting and unique escape scenarios that I imagine were available at the time. Several scenes of East Berliners risking their lives to make their getaway from the communists are quite well done. One in particular, which was based on an actual attempt caught on film, is excellent. It demonstrates not only the brutality with which the East Germans dealt with these people but also the sense of frustration U.S. soldiers must have felt at being armed to the teeth yet totally helpless in their ability to come to their aid.

When you pause to think of the significance of the Berlin Wall and all the dramatic stories that could be wrung from it, one has to wonder why Hollywood prefers to ignore it in favor of garbage like "The Beverly Hillbillies."


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Freedom Fighter (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?