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The Challenge (1970)

TV Movie | 74 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Gallery, a U.S. commando, and Yuro, an enemy commando, are sent to a no man's Pacific jungle island to capture a crashed U.S. space satellite. Whoever survives, wins. Their nations have agreed to this to avoid war, but they cheat.
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Directors
George McCowan (as Alan Smithee) | Alan Smithee (really George McCowan)
Cinematographer
John M. Nickolaus Jr. (as John Nickolaus)
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Updated Feb 10, 1970

Release date
Feb 10, 1970 (United States)

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20 cast members
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Darren McGavin
Jacob Gallery Jacob Gallery   See fewer
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Broderick Crawford
Gen. Lewis Meyers Gen. Lewis Meyers   See fewer
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James Whitmore
Overman Overman   See fewer
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Skip Homeier
Lyman George Lyman George   See fewer
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Paul Lukas
Dr. Nagy Dr. Nagy   See fewer
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Sam Elliott
Bryant Bryant   See fewer
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Mako
Yuro Yuro   See fewer
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Adolph Caesar
Clarence Opano Clarence Opano   See fewer
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Andre Philippe
Swiss Official Swiss Official   See fewer
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Davis Roberts
Scientist Scientist   See fewer
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Byron Morrow
Defense Secretary Defense Secretary   See fewer
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Bill Zuckert
Army Colonel Army Colonel   See fewer
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Gene LeBell
Karate Instructor Karate Instructor   See fewer
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Lew Brown
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Eddie Guardino
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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Garry Walberg
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Bill Quinn
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Michael Hinn
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Ratings Breakdown

7.1 / 10 | 184 votes