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Sahara (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | War  -  25 April 1995 (USA)
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After the fall of Tobruk in June 1942, U.S. Army sergeant Joe Gunn leads his tank into the Sahara desert, in order to evade advancing Rommel's forces and reach Allied lines. Along the way ... See full summary »

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After the fall of Tobruk in June 1942, U.S. Army sergeant Joe Gunn leads his tank into the Sahara desert, in order to evade advancing Rommel's forces and reach Allied lines. Along the way he picks up few Allied soldiers, but soon they are running out of water. They find water at the ancient well, but the well is a goal of an entire German battalion. Despite the impossible odds, Sergeant Gunn decides to defend the well. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Brian Trenchard-Smith commented that The Frenchman was played by Michael Massee, an American actor, who was born in Kansas City to French parents. Masse convinced him at the audition that he was French because he insisted the part would have to be played by a genuine Frenchman and he never broke cover on or off the set till the very last day of the 18-day shoot. See more »

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Von Falken: Surrender your arms and you can go free, with as much food and water as you can carry.
Gunn: Well... I don't think so. We like it here.
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Good Homage to the Zoltan's Korda "Sahara" of 1943
20 January 2003 | by (italy) – See all my reviews

This movie is the remake of the flick of 1943 "Sahara", and as the original the title is the same.The story is focalized on a group of men(various nationality)lost in the sahara desert during the second world war and their fightversus 500 german soldiers.At lead of the Allies we found James Belushi,and here is very slim and brawny respect his usual aspect.On his characterize of the Sgt Joe Gunn is very credible,sow we also the humorous side of the character,whitout forgive the hardness necessary.The rest of cast is totally unknown,but good,and each of them has a good character on that work.The action is good,as the desolate scenography.The only bad thing of the movie is that the second part start to cross on the unreal and unlikely,transformed the Allies in a group of simil-Rambo spoiling the good work that it's do until to now.My rate is 6.Recommended.


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