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Held captive by their own army, six American POW's, released from Vietnam seventeen years after the war, escape to the streets of Bonn in WestGermany (1989) to unlock the political secrets ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Keith Carradine ... Captain Tom Watkins
Steve Railsback ... Lieutenant Jesse Brady
Pepe Serna ... Sergeant Pepe Gutierrez
Richard Lawson ... Sergeant Frank 'Doc' McDermott
Don Keith Opper ... Sergeant Peter Lowell
Michael Champion ... Sergeant Elmer J. Miller
Tzi Ma ... Premier
Bruce Boa ... Pearse
Mimi Maynard Mimi Maynard ... Claudia Feldhaus
Sandra Will Sandra Will ... Major White
William Lucking ... Colonel Jack Westford
Kai Wulff ... Feldhaus
Stacy Keach ... Adam Roth
Louise Lombard ... Kristina
Erin Donovan ... Reporter #1
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Held captive by their own army, six American POW's, released from Vietnam seventeen years after the war, escape to the streets of Bonn in WestGermany (1989) to unlock the political secrets that mark them for death. Written by Ole Steen Nilsson

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Commando oublié See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Quite minimalistic mystery, the mystery is obvious...
10 March 2001 | by Sic CoyoteSee all my reviews

But the movie is still quite enjoyable. Some soldiers from Vietnam have just been released from being POWs, now they are back and safe, or are they? They are all questioned and interrogated about a secret mission which they are suspected of being involved in, it's a bit obvious what the mission was going to have involved but it kept me watching for the details. The acting was substantial, except for the German wife of one of the soldiers who had a bad accent saying 'z' instead of 'th' "Zey will kill zem".

All in all it's okay as a tv movie but not up to theatrical standards they isn't a whole lot there it all runs along fine but it just could have done with more meat to it. Also the ending just makes me feel that they had run out of money(or ideas) and just had to end the film.


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