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Wild Geese II (1985)

A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.

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(as Peter Hunt)

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(novel), (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... John Haddad
... Kathy Lukas
... Alex Faulkner
... Rudolf Hess
... Robert McCann
Robert Freitag ... Stroebling
... Col. Reed-Henry
... Mustapha El Ali
... Hourigan
Paul Antrim ... Murphy
... Michael
... Hooker
... Russian General
Michael Harbour ... KGB Man
David Lumsden ... Joseph
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A group of mercenaries is hired to spring Rudolf Hess from Spandau Prison in Berlin.

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The Place: Berlin. The Objective: Hess. The Mission: Rescue. See more »


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Release Date:

18 October 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wildgänse II  »

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Because of Edward Fox's late casting filming started without him, some scenes featured just the end of a rifle pointing out of a window with just the shooter's hands visible. Dialogue was then added in post-production to make it seem as if his character was present. See more »

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Featured in The Last of the Gentleman Producers (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Berliner Luft
Music by Paul Lincke (uncredited)
Performed by the Musikkorps der Polizei Berlin
Courtesy of EMI Electrola GmbH
Publisher Apollo Verlag GmbH
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Not Bad...
1 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I have just seen this film, and l thought it was quite good, not up to the original but the story line was good, the acting was good, in fact it was a good film with a fantastic idea.

Olivier and Fox add to the cast with Olivier doing his best to convey a hard part...

I have read in books that this film was a "bomb" and a lot of folk don`t like it, but why has every film got to have a message, why can't people just see a film for what is should be a bit of fun, l give this film

8/10


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