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Super tough Vietnam Veteran Sam Woods (Huff) is a survivor of a vicious prison camp where he was brutally and painfully tortured before finally managing to escape. When Wood returned to ... See full synopsis »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Brent Huff ... Sam Wood
Mary Stavin ... Maryline Kane
Werner Pochath ... Duan Loc
John Van Dreelen ... Gen. Weber
Romano Puppo ... Alex Bross
Massimo Vanni ... Prisoner #1
Luciano Pigozzi ... Prisoner #2 (scenes deleted) (as Alan Collins)
Claudio Fragasso ... Prisoner #3 (as Clyde Anderson)
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Super tough Vietnam Veteran Sam Woods (Huff) is a survivor of a vicious prison camp where he was brutally and painfully tortured before finally managing to escape. When Wood returned to rescue his friends, he found that they were already dead. Some time later a woman named Maryline Kane (Stavin) offers him a tremendous amount of money if he will accompany her back to the area where the prison camp was to do interviews for a documentary story. It all turns out to be a lie her father is now a prisoner of that same camp where Wood was tortured, and she knows that only a man like Wood can help set him free. Sam adopt a proposal, but then situation came out to be much more complicated, because the camp is now run by an old nemesis Duan Loc (Pochath).

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Italy

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17 July 1989 (Portugal) See more »

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Born to Fight See more »

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Flora Film See more »
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Mono

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General Weber and his fellow six prisoners shifts in numbers after one of the prisoners dies. From six to five and back to six in one scene, when Weber and the prisoners reaches the jeep. During the rest of the movie the prisoners are five again. See more »

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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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It CAN be done
11 April 2015 | by BezenbySee all my reviews

One of several hundred films Bruno Mattei made during 1988, this one features the entire cast of Cop Game (Romano, Massimo, Brent, Werner...well those four anyway) in a film that may or may not be set in Vietnam, involving POWs, Brent's Rambo type character, and revenge against a German turned Commie officer, Werner Pocath.

To be honest, since Strike Commando, when I see a Bruno Mattei action film (also involving Clyde Anderson aka Claudio Fragrasso), I just send my brain on a walk to the shops and straps myself in. Non- sensical script? Check. Bamboo huts blowing up? Check. Filipino extras who by no stretch of the imagination look Vietnamese? Check. Massimo Vanni? Check. Who cares about anything else?

Some of reviewer here beat me to the "And all the others..." slow motion speech which for me was the funniest part of the film, but this one is full of madness, from Werner's attempts to kill Huff followed by a "I want him alive", and the refusal of any baddie to take a shot at Huff while he strolls about in the open.

Ah, Bruno, you're sadly missed. This is no Strike Commando, but nothing is Strike Commando - this one is also well worth a watch.

Remember: It CAN be done.


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