Hornet's Nest

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Hornet's Nest is a "men on a mission" WW2 adventure movie/drama starring Rock Hudson. It's a U.S. production filmed in Europe.

Hornet's Nest

Main Details

  • Released in 1970
  • Color
  • Running time: 110 minutes
  • Distribution Co: United Artists
  • Directors: Phil Karlson, Franco Cirino
  • Starring: Rock Hudson, Sylvia Koscina, Sergio Fantoni, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart
  • Music by Ennio Morricone
  • Produced by Stanley S. Canter
  • Written by Stanley Colbert (story), S.S. Schweitzer
  • Cinematography by Gábor Pogány
  • Edited by J. Terry Williams

Also known as

  • Das Wespennest
  • El Nido de Avispas


An American paratrooper is the only one left after a drop behind enemy lines in Nazi-occupied Italy. His partisan contacts dead, he enlists the help of local kids and a reluctant German doctor in order to complete his mission and blow up a dam.

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