Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)

Twilight's Last Gleaming


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Soured on America by his experiences as a POW in Vietnam, General Lawrence Dell (Burt Lancaster) hopes that his government will someday tell the truth about the Southeast Asian debacle, thereby allowing his country to embark upon a healing process. Regarded as a dangerous embarrassment by the higher-ups, Dell is framed on a manslaughter charge and sent to prison. Escaping with three hardened convicts (Paul Winfield, Burt Young, and William Smith), Dell takes over an SAC base, threatening to … More

Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Ronald M. Cohen, Edward Huebach
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On DVD: Sep 19, 2011
Allied Artists Pictures Corporation



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as Col. Bernstein

as CIA Director

as Sgt. Willard

as Maj. Fox

as Rev. Cartwright

as Capt. Jackson

as Gen. Stonesifer

as White House Servant

as Driver Alfie

as Maj. Winters

as Nurse Edith

as Sgt. Fitzpatrick

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as Col. Horne

as Briefing Officer

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as Lt. Wilson

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as Capt. Stanford Towne

as Gen. Peter Crane

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Critic Reviews for Twilight's Last Gleaming

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Intelligent sociopolitical thriller that is effective despite being overlong, stiffly acted and executing a rather nutty plot.

Full Review… | August 10, 2009
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's easier to admire Twilight for its intent and its astonishing cast than for what it actually achieves.

Full Review… | June 3, 2008
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for Twilight's Last Gleaming


a bit cheesy but nonetheless has plenty of suspense..strong performances by Lancaster and cast hold your interest right up til lthe very end...a taut thriller..lots of mostly intelligent dialogue that wil ldraw you in....

alan jay

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