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Sahara (1995)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  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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Nearly all the extras in this film were from the Royal Australian Air Force and The Royal Australian Army. For authenticity, the director made them shave off their mustaches which apparently weren't allowed in the German army in WW2. See more »

Goofs

When Gunn runs up to the downed (and armed) German pilot, he has his .45 auto out and orders the pilot to surrender. Then after a brief chat, Gunn then cocks the .45 indicating the pistol was never ready to fire during the threat. See more »

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Von Falken: You've come a long way, Sergeant. You Americans must have a taste for lost causes.
Gunn: Well, with all respects, Major, I'm not the guy with a bunch of casualties lying around for the buzzards to pick.
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sometimes its a good thing to remake a classic movie.
25 March 2002 | by (Philadelphia, PA USA) – See all my reviews

I first watched this film on cable TV late one night. I stayed up (and awake) to watch the entire thing. After seeing the 1995 incarnation and hearing that it was actually a remake of a 1943 Bogart film I searched for the original(My rental stores are sadly lacking in variety from the classic era). I enjoyed the original even more. AMC and TCM need to air these less well known but excellent films more often.


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