The Dogs of War Movie Review 1981

Information and Film Reviews for The Dogs of War the Movie

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A graphic depiction of a group of professional mercenaries, driven by nothing but their quest for wealth and power, hired to overthrow the dictator of a new West African nation. Has some weak moments which break up the continuity of the movie. Based on the novel by Frederick Forsyth.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 102 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Mercenaries, Africa, Foreign Intrigue, Books to Film: Frederick Forsyth, Mercenaries
Gary De Vore
Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Colin Blakely, Paul Freeman, Hugh Millais, Victoria Tennant, JoBeth Williams
Jack Cardiff
John Irvin
Geoffrey Burgon
United Artists

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