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The dogs of war

Author: Christopher WalkenTom BerengerColin BlakelyJoBeth WilliamsJohn IrvinAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hired by an international cartel, soldier of fortune Jamie Shannon (Walken) organizes a strike force to wrest control of an impoverished but mineral rich west African nation from a madman. An intricate game ensues where double cross is the rule: Shannon and his handpicked men find themselves caught between the cartel and the dictator they were to depose. To escape this dilemma, Shannon and his men apply their own  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Walken; Tom Berenger; Colin Blakely; JoBeth Williams; John Irvin; Larry Dewaay; Gary M DeVore; George Malko; Frederick Forsyth; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co.; Juniper Films.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792851323 9780792851325
OCLC Number: 48705615
Language Note: French and Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 1981 motion picture by Juniper Films.
Based on the novel of the same title by Frederick Forsyth.
Extended play.
Credits: Executive producers, Norman Jewison, Patrick Palmer ; director of photography, Jack Cardiff ; editor, Antony Gibbs ; music, Geoffrey Burgon.
Cast: Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Colin Blakely, JoBeth Williams.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo. surround; 16:9 widescreen.
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Juniper Films ; directed by John Irvin ; produced by Larry DeWaay ; screenplay by Gary DeVore and George Malko.

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Hired by an international cartel, soldier of fortune Jamie Shannon (Walken) organizes a strike force to wrest control of an impoverished but mineral rich west African nation from a madman. An intricate game ensues where double cross is the rule: Shannon and his handpicked men find themselves caught between the cartel and the dictator they were to depose. To escape this dilemma, Shannon and his men apply their own code of honor.

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