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The Forgotten (1989)

TV Movie  -  Action | Drama | Thriller  -  26 April 1989 (USA)
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Held captive by their own army, six American POW's, released from Vietnam seventeen years after the war, escape to the streets of Bonn in WestGermany (1989) to unlock the political secrets ... See full summary »

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Captain Tom Watkins
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Lieutenant Jesse Brady
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Sergeant Pepe Gutierrez
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Sergeant Frank 'Doc' McDermott
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Sergeant Peter Lowell
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Sergeant Elmer J. Miller
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Mimi Maynard ...
Claudia Feldhaus
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Adam Roth
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Held captive by their own army, six American POW's, released from Vietnam seventeen years after the war, escape to the streets of Bonn in WestGermany (1989) to unlock the political secrets that mark them for death. Written by Ole Steen Nilsson

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Quite minimalistic mystery, the mystery is obvious...
10 March 2001 | by (Staffs, England) – See all my reviews

But the movie is still quite enjoyable. Some soldiers from Vietnam have just been released from being POWs, now they are back and safe, or are they? They are all questioned and interrogated about a secret mission which they are suspected of being involved in, it's a bit obvious what the mission was going to have involved but it kept me watching for the details. The acting was substantial, except for the German wife of one of the soldiers who had a bad accent saying 'z' instead of 'th' "Zey will kill zem".

All in all it's okay as a tv movie but not up to theatrical standards they isn't a whole lot there it all runs along fine but it just could have done with more meat to it. Also the ending just makes me feel that they had run out of money(or ideas) and just had to end the film.


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