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The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (1987)

Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (original title)
TV-PG | | Action, War | TV Movie 1 March 1987
During WW2, American General Worden orders Major Wright to pick 12 condemned soldiers from the brig and parachute into occupied France where they must destroy a Nazi nerve gas facility and extricate the foreign scientists working there.

Director:

Lee H. Katzin

Writers:

Nunnally Johnson (characters), Lukas Heller (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Telly Savalas ... Maj. Wright
Ernest Borgnine ... General Sam Worden
Vince Edwards ... Sgt. Holt
Bo Svenson ... Maurice Fontenac
Vincent Van Patten ... Ronnie Webber
James Van Patten ... David Webber
Randall 'Tex' Cobb ... Eric 'Swede' Wallan
Gary Graham ... Joe Stern
Wolf Kahler ... Colonel Krieger
Thom Mathews ... Francis Kelly
Emmanuelle Meyssignac Emmanuelle Meyssignac ... Marie Verlaine
Paul Picerni ... Ernesto Ferruci
Pavle Balenovic Pavle Balenovic ... Ballews
Mario Barbaric Mario Barbaric ... Chacon
Branko Blace Branko Blace ... Martinez
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Storyline

Telly Savalas assumes the role of the leader of the Dirty Dozen from Lee Marvin. In this movie he and the Dozen are suppose to destroy a nerve gas manufacturing plant before the Germans can make enough to use against the Allies. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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When it's impossible... send in the Dozen.

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Action | War

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Yugoslavia

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

1 March 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission See more »

Filming Locations:

Brezice, Slovenia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the only "Dirty Dozen" movie (i.e. of the original The Dirty Dozen (1967) movie and its three television tele-movie sequels) that doesn't have an African-American as one of the Dirty Dozen. See more »

Goofs

The dartboard at the "girls-school" is hung incorrectly. It should have 20 straight upwards (at 12 o'clock), but instead 20 is about in the 7 o'clock position. See more »

Connections

Follows The Dirty Dozen (1967) See more »

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Deadly and Fatal make a great double feature
23 October 2006 | by solar12See all my reviews

I highly recommend picking up the two Dirty Dozen double feature DVD sets. The first one includes the classic 1967 film The Dirty Dozen with it's 1985 made for television sequel Dirty Dozen: The Next Mission. There's also a documentary on the making of the original Dirty Dozen and a historical documentary on the real life Filthy Thirteen. The other double feature DVD contains the 1987 made for television sequel Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission and it's 1988 made for television sequel Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission. Fatal and Deadly make an affordable DVD package that is infinitely re-watchable and highly entertaining if you don't take 'em too seriously. There's plenty of humor and action in this double feature. It's a great way to spend a few hours kicking back with a quality beverage. Give the Deadly Mission / Fatal Mission double feature DVD a spin.


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