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Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood
Jonathan Hemlock
George Kennedy George Kennedy
Ben Bowman
Vonetta McGee Vonetta McGee
Jemima Brown
Jack Cassidy Jack Cassidy
Miles Mellough
Heidi Brühl Heidi Brühl
Mrs. Montaigne
Thayer David Thayer David
Reiner Schöne Reiner Schöne

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9 years, 8 months ago at Aug 23 8:29
Even though I wasn’t expecting much from this flick, since I'm a big fan of Clint Eastwood, I still wanted to watch this flick. To be honest, it is nothing mind-blowing whatsoever and it is definitely one of his weaker efforts. I mean, it seems that, at that time, Clint Eastwood was still practicing his director skills (it was his 4th directing effort) and it is how the movie felt to me. It was ... read more


6 years, 3 months ago at Jan 5 13:33
Long,it has problems of rythm, some dialogues are to naif y pevisible for a 'jamesbondian' sort of film; but wonderful climbing landscapes in Monument Valley and Switzerland Alps.
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A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.
Release date: 21 May 1975
UPC: 025192044229
Tags: Thriller (8), 1975 (5), Action (4), Adventure (4), Espionage (3), Conspiracy (3), Thayer David (2), Unusual (2), Clint Eastwood (2), 1970s (2), Romance (2), 1970's (1), Boxing (1), Car Chase (1), Murder (1), Betrayal (1), 70's (1), Deception (1), HQ (1)
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" A number of accidents occurred during the filming of The Eiger Sanction. A 27-year-old English climber, David Knowles, who was a body double and photographer, was killed during a rock fall, and mountaineer Mike Hoover narrowly escaped with his life."

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"Clint Eastwood's third directorial effort The Eiger Sanction (adapted from a popular novel of the same name) tells the somewhat familiar story of a retired assassin called back to do one last job—only this job takes place on the infamous north face of the Eiger, a 13,000 foot mountain in the Swiss Alps. The film was shot on location, so production was bound to be dangerous—and Eastwood and his crew didn't shy away from taking chances. This is illustrated nicely by one insane risk taken by E"

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" Eastwood directs one of his more challenging films, which is this sprawling very-70s action film that is actually maybe one of the best climbing films I've seen. "

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"11/6/17 Clint Eastwood directs and stars as a former assassin for a secret organisation brought out of retirement for one more job while climbing the Eiger. A silly premise is kept together by Eastwood's smart one-liners, some decent set pieces and the incredible climbing sequences, especially when they arrive on the mountain. Plus there's one of John Williams's most underrated scores."

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