Overall Rank: 10222
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 23
Theatrical Release Date: 07/24/1981
Genre: Thriller, War
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Richard Marquand
Actors: Donald Sutherland, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown, Kate Nelligan, Christopher Cazenove, George Belbin
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Ichabod Crane - wrote on 01/03/2010
Terrible film that does not work in any way and comes off as rather reprehensible. The suspense attempted in the spies scenes does not work because it is a Nazi spy I just wanted him to die, seeing him stab man after man is just sickening and not interesting, especially when he has a romance with a wife with a veteran. All of it is foolishly done and was it the filmmakers intent to try to have you care at all for to reprehensible people. Incredibly poorly done.
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Ghost Seed - wrote on 08/01/2008
Henry Faber aka "the Needle", has a hankerin' for some shankerin', and shank he does...pretty much everyone.
I wanted to try to write something clever, but how can something clever come from something so boring? Here's the best I can do...
It seems to me that they tried to throw in every ticket-selling element they possibly could. A spy, plenty o' murders, war, a massive storm, a wedding, a cripple, a fire, a character shipwrecked on a remote island, a horridly cliche (and awfully despicable) love affair, an alcoholic, and a little kid.
Though the love story element is by far the most irritating.
The wife of a man confined to a wheelchair, happily cheats on the father of her child with a complete stranger, while the understandably depressed hubby sleeps …
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