Mercenary Fighters

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Mercenary Fighters (1988, South Africa/USA) is an Action/Adventure film directed by Riki Shelach Nissimoff.


Main Details

  • Released in February 1988
  • Color
  • Running time: 90 minutes
  • Production and Distribution Co.: Cannon Films
  • Directed by Riki Shelach Nissimoff
  • Written by Bud Schaetzle, Dean Tschetter and Andrew Deutsch, from a story by Bud Schaetzle and Dean Tschetter, with additional dialogue by Terry Asbury
  • Starring: Peter Fonda. Reb Brown, Ron O'Neal

Plot Summary

  • The president of an African country wants to boost his economy with a new dam. He ignores the protests of the tribes in the flooded region, so they declare rebellion. To avoid bad publicity, the president doesn't use his army, but hires four international mercenaries, who shall find tribe leader Kuruba and smother the protest. However after learning about the tribes' motivation, the Vietnam veterans T.J. and Cliff realize how they're being used and reconsider.


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