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Power Play (1978)

Not Rated
102 min | Thriller, Drama

A group of military officers, angered and frustrated by the corruption and repression of the current government, finally decide that for the good of the country they must overthrow the regime. However, the planned coup's leader, an ...See moreA group of military officers, angered and frustrated by the corruption and repression of the current government, finally decide that for the good of the country they must overthrow the regime. However, the planned coup's leader, an infantry colonel, finds that in order to get the support he needs he must work with people he neither respects nor trusts, and soon comes to believe that their main opponent, the country's fearsome chief of the secret police, has planted a spy in their midst. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Edward N. Luttwak (suggested by the book "Coup d'Etat" by) | Martyn Burke
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$ 2,200,000
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Release date
Nov 1, 1978 (United Kingdom)

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23 cast members
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Peter O'Toole
Colonel Zeller Colonel Zeller   See fewer
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David Hemmings
Colonel Narriman Colonel Narriman   See fewer
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Barry Morse
Jean Rousseau Jean Rousseau   See fewer
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Jon Granik
Raymond Kasai Raymond Kasai   See fewer
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Marcella Saint-Amant
Mrs. Rousseau Mrs. Rousseau   See fewer
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George Touliatos
Barrientos Barrientos   See fewer
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Chuck Shamata
Hillsman Hillsman   See fewer
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Gary Reineke
Aramco Aramco   See fewer
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Eli Rill
Dominique Dominique   See fewer
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Dick Cavett
Dick Cavett Dick Cavett   See fewer
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David Calderisi
Blair's assistant Blair's assistant   See fewer
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Sandy Crawley
Tank mechanic Tank mechanic   See fewer
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Doug Lennox
Stauffenberg Stauffenberg   See fewer
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Richard Moffatt
Air traffic controller Air traffic controller   See fewer
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Sandra Scott
Donna's mother Donna's mother   See fewer
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Eugene Amodeo
Photographer (uncredited) Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Ironside
Torturer (uncredited) Torturer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wolf Krakowski
Secret Police Technician (uncredited) Secret Police Technician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Rosenthal
Plane Pilot (uncredited) Plane Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alberta Watson
Donna (uncredited) Donna (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 259 votes