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Mercenari dell'apocalisse (1987)

| Action, War | 1987 (Italy)


(as John J. Dowson)


(as John J. Dowson)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vassili Karis ...
Mister (as Vassily Karis)
Fierro (as Karl Landgren)
Maurice Poli ...
The Reverent
Marinella Magri ...
Mirka (as Marlee Foster)
Thomas Rauser ...
Fly Boy
Peter Hintz ...
US General
David Maunsell ...
Nazi General
Tino Castaldi
Vincenzo Failla
Blonde girl (as Gitte Christensen)
Francesco Madonna
Nubia Martini
Monica Micheli


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Apocalypse Mercenaries  »

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In Spain it was released directly to videocassette in 2 different editions. Both editions had a fake drawn poster. In one poster, one of the characters included a look-a-like version of Arnold Schwarzenegger just like the movie Raw Deal (1986). The other included the characters of the movie Nasty Hero (1987). See more »

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An action-packed Italian men-on-a-mission movie.
28 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

Apocalypse Mercenaries is a cheap, Italian, WWII men-on-a-mission war movie wherein a motley crew of military misfits—Mister (Vassili Karis), Fierro (Bruno Bilotta), Priest (Maurice Poli), Flyer (Thomas Rauser) and Doc (Peter Hintz)—are tasked with destroying a heavily guarded Nazi HQ located deep inside a limestone cave.

On the way to their target, the group team up with a female partisan, Mirka (Marinella Magri), and carry out several smaller missions, attacking a German supply train and blowing up an airfield full of enemy planes.

While the story might be formulaic, and the acting nothing to write home about, the battle scenes are great (I don't care if they've lifted footage from other films—it is integrated well enough), the scenery is stunning, and the whole thing moves at a decent lick, with almost non-stop action to keep fans of the genre happy.

5.5 out of 10, rounded up to 6 for IMDb.

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