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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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Cast

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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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Goofs

Hancock shows an officer a picture of the "soldiers" and says that he saw them during the fighting in Korea in 1949 (the Korean War didn't start until 1950). See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Read My Lips
Written by Steve McClintock and Tim James
Performed by Steve McClintock
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I have seen this film in the past
16 July 2006 | by (Gateshead, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have seen this film but it was many years ago, when myself and a friend used to rent videos from the local store and there were certain ones we would rent again and again.

This film (Along with "Trick or Treat" & "Killer Clowns from Outer Space") was one of the few that we could watch umpteen times without getting sick of it.

It may have been the "implied" vampirism, as we were big horror fans, or just that at the time we were into war films ("Platoon", "Jacob's Ladder", "Full Metal Jacket", that sort of thing)

I have been wondering if I could get a copy of it from somewhere. I loved it, and would love to know if it has ever been released on DVD.

Would anyone with information about it being released on DVD please contact me. Thanks.


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