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Warhead (1977)

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... See full summary »

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 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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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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Action | Adventure | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prisoner in the Middle See more »

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Mono

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

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Music by Eric Spear
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Contemporary movie though nearly 30 years old
26 December 2005 | by jrwminSee all my reviews

Though this movie was made nearly 30 years ago, its main theme is still very relevant with the current Arab-Israeli conflict in the Middle East. With the current threat of nuclear warfare in that region, the scenario in this movie could become a reality though we hope that will not happen. What made this movie especially delightful to me was the background music cues. For those of us who are "Rat Patrol" TV series fans, you will quickly recognize that the music used in this movie were taken from the recorded music cues from "The Rat Patrol", music composed by the outstanding TV composer Dominic Frontiere, even though his name is not credited in the end credits. Overall a good movie with plenty of action.


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