Killer Force
Get Killer Force essential facts below. View Videos or join the Killer Force discussion. Add Killer Force to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Killer Force
Killer Force
Killer Force.jpg
Directed byVal Guest
Produced byNat Wachsberger
Patrick Wachsberger
Robert Wachsberger
Written byVal Guest
Gerald Sanford
Michael Winder
Music byGeorges Garvarentz
CinematographyDavid Millin
Edited byBill Butler
Distributed byAmerican International Pictures
Release date
January 14, 1976
Running time
102 min.
CountryIreland
Switzerland
United States
LanguageEnglish

Killer Force, also known as The Diamond Mercenaries, is a 1976 thriller film directed by Val Guest and starring Telly Savalas, Peter Fonda and Christopher Lee.[1] It was a co-production between the Republic of Ireland, Switzerland and the United States and was filmed primarily in South Africa. Its plot is about a gang of criminals who plan a major robbery of a diamond mine.

Plot

Head of security Harry Webb fears that a diamond theft is about to take place at the company's major mining complex in the desert. He quickly manages to become very unpopular, particularly with Claire Chambers, a celebrated cover girl and daughter of the mine administrator. She is visiting the man she loves, Mike Bradley, who is responsible for security at the mine.

Nelson, the mine administrator, gives Bradley a curious mission -- to steal a diamond. He wants to implicate Bradley in order to bring him into contact with a certain Lewis who is preparing to rob the mine with the aid of a group of mercenaries and a local accessory known as Father Christmas. Webb, not being informed of the deceit, relentlessly pursues Bradley, who is contacted by Lewis. With the mercenaries in the process of penetrating the mine, Bradley reveals himself to be Father Christmas, the organizer of the entire operation. With Webb in pursuit, Bradley flees into the desert with the only other survivors.

Cast

Releases

DVD

The film was released as Killer Force on DVD in 2013 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer as part of the 12 Action Adventure Movies 3-Disc set. This marks the first time that the film has been released since the VHS era.

It is also available in a two-pack with Brannigan from Amazon.com.

Blu-ray

In May 2016, the film was released on Blu-ray in North America by Kino Lorber. The new release features a 2015 high-definition remaster. The opening credits of this release show the title as The Diamond Mercenaries; a text explanation before the movie starts explains that the film Kino received from the movie studio had those opening credits. The alternate Killer Force opening credits are available as a special feature. In addition, a previously-unseen alternate ending is included as another special feature.[2]

References

  1. ^ The Diamond Mercenaries (1975)
  2. ^ "Killer Force Blu-ray Review". Blu-ray.com. Retrieved 2016.

External links


  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Killer_Force
 



 



 
Music Scenes