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Too Late the Hero (1970)

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145 min | Action, War, Drama

A reluctant hero, American Lieutenant Sam Lawson, is secunded to a motley British unit tasked with destroying a Japanese radio on a Philippine island.
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Writers
Robert Aldrich (story) (screenplay) | Robert Sherman (story) | Lukas Heller (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Joseph F. Biroc (as Joseph Biroc)
Casting Director
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$6,250,000
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Release date
May 20, 1970 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Michael Caine
Pvt. Tosh Hearne Pvt. Tosh Hearne   See fewer
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Cliff Robertson
Lt. Sam Lawson Lt. Sam Lawson   See fewer
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Ian Bannen
Pvt. Jock Thornton Pvt. Jock Thornton   See fewer
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Harry Andrews
Col. Thompson Col. Thompson   See fewer
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Ronald Fraser
Pvt. Campbell Pvt. Campbell   See fewer
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Denholm Elliott
Capt. Hornsby Capt. Hornsby   See fewer
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Lance Percival
Cpl. McLean Cpl. McLean   See fewer
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Percy Herbert
Sgt. Johnstone Sgt. Johnstone   See fewer
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Patrick Jordan
Sergeant Major Sergeant Major   See fewer
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Sam Kydd
Colour-Sergeant Colour-Sergeant   See fewer
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William Beckley
Pvt. Currie Pvt. Currie   See fewer
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Martin Horsey
Pvt. Griffiths Pvt. Griffiths   See fewer
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Harvey Jason
Signalman Scott Signalman Scott   See fewer
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Don Knight
Pvt. Connolly Pvt. Connolly   See fewer
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Roger Newman
Pvt. Riddle Pvt. Riddle   See fewer
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Michael Parsons
Pvt. Rafferty (as Michael J. Parsons) Pvt. Rafferty (as Michael J. Parsons)   See fewer
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Sean MacDuff
Pvt. Rogers Pvt. Rogers   See fewer
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Frank Webb
Ensign Ensign   See fewer
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Henry Fonda
Capt. John G. Nolan Capt. John G. Nolan   See fewer
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Ken Takakura
Maj. Yamaguchi Maj. Yamaguchi   See fewer
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C.D. Blomquist
Radio Operator (uncredited) Radio Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Christo
Body double (uncredited) Body double (uncredited)   See fewer
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Toy Echols
Cheering Soldier at British Base Camp (uncredited) Cheering Soldier at British Base Camp (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenny Salvatt
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6.8 / 10 | 3,012 votes