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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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41 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
Himself Himself   See fewer
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David Calderisi
Blair's Assistant Blair's Assistant   See fewer
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Peter Sturgess
Janitor Janitor   See fewer
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Doug Lennox
Stauffenberg Stauffenberg   See fewer
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Robert Goodier
President President   See fewer
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John Bayliss
Tank Commander Tank Commander   See fewer
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Warren Van Evera
Old Terrorist Old Terrorist   See fewer
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Sandra Scott
Donna's Mother Donna's Mother   See fewer
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Gino Marrocco
Donna's Father Donna's Father   See fewer
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Bridget McCann
Marie Narriman Marie Narriman   See fewer
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Terry Doyle
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Eugene Amodeo
Photographer Photographer   See fewer
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George R. Robertson
Colonel Lucas Colonel Lucas   See fewer
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Peter Jobin
Officer of Plane Officer of Plane   See fewer
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Frank Praino
Deputy Minister Deputy Minister   See fewer
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Richard Moffatt
Air Traffic Controller (as Richard Moffat) Air Traffic Controller (as Richard Moffat)   See fewer
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Steve Pernie
Air Controller R.I. Air Controller R.I.   See fewer
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Harvey Sokoloff
Radio Operator (as Harvey Sokolov) Radio Operator (as Harvey Sokolov)   See fewer
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Alan Rosenthal
Plane Pilot Plane Pilot   See fewer
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Jean Cavall
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Géza Kovács
Blair Aide II (as Geza Kovacs) Blair Aide II (as Geza Kovacs)   See fewer
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Loris Biagini
Press Secretary Press Secretary   See fewer
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Jeannie Elias
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Sandy Crawley
Tank Mechanic Tank Mechanic   See fewer
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Kathy May
Telephone Operator Telephone Operator   See fewer
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Allan Aarons
Sergeant Major Sergeant Major   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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5.8 / 10 | 266 votes