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Release Date: April 17, 1981Running Time: 163 mins.
MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Action


Anthony Quinn

Oliver Reed

Rod Steiger

John Gielgud

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Omar Mukhtar, a Libyan guerrilla leader, attempts to halt the invading Italian forces during World War II. But once an entire convoy is wiped out by Akkad and his guerrillas Mussolini sends in his top general to take control of the situation who, using planes and tanks, eventually corners Mukhtar and his men in the mountains.