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Warhead (1977)

Palestinian guerrillas, Israeli commandos and an American colonel fight to keep a nuclear warhead mistakenly dropped in the Jordanian desert by a U.S. Air Force nuclear bomber.

Director:

John O'Connor

Writers:

Buddy Ruskin (screenplay), Patrick Foulk (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Janssen ... Tony Stevens
Karin Dor ... Liora
Christopher Stone ... Ben-David
Art Metrano ... Mario
Tuvia Tavi Tuvia Tavi ... Meshugi
David Semadar David Semadar ... Malouf
Joan Freeman ... Namoi
Mordecai Arnon ... Pupik (as Pupik Arnon)
Eddy Muktar Eddy Muktar ... Hassan
Jacob Roda Jacob Roda ... Sammy
Poly Reshef ... Rabbi
Itzik Weiss Itzik Weiss ... Rony
Ellyn Stern ... Shoshonna (as Ellen Stern)
Rachel Terry Rachel Terry ... Daphne
Nicholas Torzeski Nicholas Torzeski ... CIA Agent
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Storyline

A weapons expert is reluctantly sent on a mission to a middle-east warzone to locate a lost nuclear warhead and dismantle it before it falls into the wrong hands. But before he can complete his work, he is taken prisoner and thrust into the conflict, and finds himself looking out for more than just the warhead. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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The CIA agent in a death-race against crack Israeli commandos and Arab guerrillas ... See more »

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Action | Adventure | War

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Israel

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prisoner in the Middle See more »

Filming Locations:

Israel

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Buddy Ruskin--Sabra See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Producers Sound Service)

Color:

Color (Eastman)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed for television in 1974 as "Prisoner In The Middle". See more »

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Music by Eric Spear
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Bad movie with 2 good actors.
5 January 2020 | by RodrigAndrisanSee all my reviews

David Janssen was an excellent actor in "The Fugitive" (TV Series). He also starred in another very good film called "Birds of Prey" (1973). His other films are not that good. This "Warhead" (1977) is one of his worst. Karin Dor was a beautiful and convincing actress. But, she too, is lost in this uninspired production, of unlimited boredom.


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