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  • The Dogs of War (1980)
  • R
    119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Dogs of War (1980)
R
119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
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Director
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Gary DeVore (screenplay) | George Malko (screenplay) | Frederick Forsyth (novel)
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Release date
Feb 13, 1981 (United States)

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Cast

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53 cast members
Name Known for
Christopher Walken
Jamie Shannon Jamie Shannon   See fewer
Hugh Millais
Endean Endean   See fewer
Jean-François Stévenin
Michel (as Jean François Stevenin) Michel (as Jean François Stevenin)   See fewer
Robert Urquhart
Capt. Lockhart Capt. Lockhart   See fewer
Winston Ntshona
Dr. Okoye Dr. Okoye   See fewer
Pedro Armendáriz Jr.
The Captain (as Pedro Armendariz Jr.) The Captain (as Pedro Armendariz Jr.)   See fewer
Harlan Cary Poe
Richard Richard   See fewer
Ed O'Neill
Terry Terry   See fewer
Ernest Graves
Warner Warner   See fewer
Kelvin Thomas
The Black Boy The Black Boy   See fewer
Shane Rimmer
Dr. Oaks Dr. Oaks   See fewer
Joseph Konrad
Priest (as Father Joseph Konrad) Priest (as Father Joseph Konrad)   See fewer
Bruce McLane
Shop Manager Shop Manager   See fewer
George Harris
Col. Bobi (as George W. Harris) Col. Bobi (as George W. Harris)   See fewer
David Schofield
Endean's Man Endean's Man   See fewer
Terence Rigby
Hackett Hackett   See fewer
Tony Mathews
Bank Vice President Bank Vice President   See fewer
John Quentin
Party Guest Party Guest   See fewer
Jean-Pierre Kalfon
Benny Lambert Benny Lambert   See fewer
Jack Lenoir
Boucher Boucher   See fewer
André Penvern
Policeman (as Andre Penvern) Policeman (as Andre Penvern)   See fewer
Lawrence Davidson
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
Martin LaSalle
Customs Officer (as Martin La Salle) Customs Officer (as Martin La Salle)   See fewer
Maggie Scott
Gabrielle Gabrielle   See fewer
Hugh Quarshie
Zangaron Officer Zangaron Officer   See fewer
Olu Jacobs
Customs Officer Customs Officer   See fewer
Gyearbuor Asante
Geoffrey (as Christopher Asante) Geoffrey (as Christopher Asante)   See fewer
Kenny Ireland
Film Crew Film Crew   See fewer
Jim Broadbent
Film Crew Film Crew   See fewer
André Toffel
Priest (as Andre Toffel) Priest (as Andre Toffel)   See fewer
Ilario Bisi-Pedro
Kimba (as Ilarrio Bisi Pedro) Kimba (as Ilarrio Bisi Pedro)   See fewer
Joanne Flanagan
Godmother Godmother   See fewer
Robert Berger
Poker Player Poker Player   See fewer
William Cain
Poker Player (as William B. Cain) Poker Player (as William B. Cain)   See fewer
Russell T. Carr
Poker Player Poker Player   See fewer
José Rabelo
Hotel Clerk (as Jose Rabelo) Hotel Clerk (as Jose Rabelo)   See fewer
Victoria Tennant
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
Erica Creer
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
Sheila Ruskin
Dinner Party Guest Dinner Party Guest   See fewer
Alan Beckwith
Mercenary (uncredited) Mercenary (uncredited)   See fewer
Mason Cardiff
Boy in Station (uncredited) Boy in Station (uncredited)   See fewer
Dermot Crowley
Chauffeur (uncredited) Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
David Mandel
Longshoreman (uncredited) Longshoreman (uncredited)   See fewer
Angel Ramirez Jr.
Beggar (uncredited) Beggar (uncredited)   See fewer
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