The Mercenaries (Dark of the Sun) (1968)
Release Date: Jul 3, 1968 Wide
Average Rating: 4.1/5
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Curry (Rod Taylor) is a veteran soldier-of-fortune hired by the president of the Congo for a three day mission. He and native Congoan Ruffo (Jim Brown) are to oversee the safe passage of a train through hostile enemy territory and bring back some uncut diamonds and a human cargo of fugitives loyal to the Congo cause. The two employ the drunken Doctor Wreid (Kenneth More) and a suspicious ex-Nazi named Henlein (Peter Carsten). The quartet, along with 40 of the Congo's best soldiers, try to
Jul 3, 1968 Wide
Jun 22, 1994
Captain Bruce Curry
Dr. Reid, Dr. Wreid
Danny D. Daniels
A brief shot finds Rod Taylor at a river, on his knees, his eyes as wild as those of a creature slaking its thirst at a water hole. It's a brilliant evocation of the idea that man is the world's most scared yet dangerous and deadly animal.
Iron-fisted Rod Taylor actioner, also starring Jim Brown.
A must-see for fans of hard-hitting action.
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