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The Lost Platoon (1990)

R | | Action, Horror, War | June 1990 (USA)
An American reporter covering a civil war in Nicaragua discovers that four soldiers that he used to know during World War II are there and they are actual vampires fighting their own ... See full summary »

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William Knight ...
Hollander
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Jonathan Hancock
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Walker
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Hayden
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Keeler
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Colonel Jack Crawford (as Lew Pipes)
Roger Bayless ...
Vladimir
Michi McGee ...
Tara (as Michiko)
Jack Vogel ...
Riley
Paul Bruno ...
Rebel
Walt Woodson ...
Soldier #1 (as Walt S. Woodson)
Sean Holton ...
Soldier #2
Genie Lindsey ...
Spanish Woman
Mark Andrew Shelse ...
Young Hollander
Tim Lutz ...
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An American reporter covering a civil war in Nicaragua discovers that four soldiers that he used to know during World War II are there and they are actual vampires fighting their own personal war against an evil Nicaraguan general and his own personal army of vampires terrorizing the country. Written by Anonymous

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They have been soldiers for centuries. They never lose... and they never die.

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Action | Horror | War

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June 1990 (USA)  »

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Dimoiria athanaton  »

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In the flashback scenes that take place during the Korean War, soldiers are shown using M-16 rifles. The Korean War ended in 1953, but the M-16 wasn't developed until at least 10 years later. See more »

Connections

Featured in That's Action (1990) See more »

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Read My Lips
Written by Steve McClintock and Tim James
Performed by Steve McClintock
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Good Premise, Bad Execution
16 April 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In 1991 in Nicaragua, an American reporter recognizes four soldiers he met in the World War II who have not aged. He realizes that the group is a vampire platoon. The premise of "The Lost Platoon" is very interesting, and there is a good camera work that recalls "Evil Dead". However, the screenplay is silly and direction and the performance of the cast is very weak. The ideology hidden in the plot, defending the intervention of the American government in the Civil War of Nicaragua is also a crap. The cover of the DVD is very attractive and probably is the best of this forgettable flick. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "Pelotão Vampiro" ("Vampire Platoon")


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