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The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Robert Aldrich, 1967

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The Dirty Dozen
E.M. Nathanson, 1965

The Dirty Dozen is a movie directed by Robert Aldrich in 1967 and based on the book of the same name by E.M. Nathanson, first published in 1965. The movie features Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, John Cassavetes, Ernest Borgnine, George Kennedy, Ralph Meeker, and others.

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Storyline

In March 1944, OSS officer Major John Reisman is ordered by the commander of ADSEC in Great Britain, Major General Sam Worden, to undertake Project Amnesty: During their training the prisoners are psychoanalyzed by Captain Kinder who warns Reisman that they would all quite likely kill him if given the chance; and rapist/killer Maggott is by far the most dangerous.

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Poster of The Dirty Dozen, the 1967 movie by Robert Aldrich

Year

1967

Minutes

150

Movie Rate

7.70

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Movie

The Dirty Dozen

Country: UK

Year: 1967

Length: 2h30m

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Cover of The Dirty Dozen, the 1965 book by E.M. Nathanson

Year

1965

Pages

544

Book Rate

8.02

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Book

The Dirty Dozen

Country: USA

First published in: 1965

Length: 544 pages

Genre: Fiction

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