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The Wild Geese
July 1978


69% audience score from 101 votes

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Summary
A British multinational company seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and due for execution. Just when the team has performed a perfect rescue, the multinational does a deal with the vicious dictator leaving the mercenary band to escape under their own steam and exact revenge.
Facts
This film cost $10 million and has so far returned .
Runtime is 134 mins.
Genres
  • Action
  • Thriller
  • War
Cast & Crew
Tags
  • Africa
  • Kidnapping
  • Mercenary
  • Diplomat
  • Private army
  • Outlaw
  • Cult film
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