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The Fourth War (1990)

R
91 min | Drama, Thriller

Cold War drama about two gung-ho border commanders (Roy Scheider, Jurgen Prochnow) who carry out their own private war against each other on the German - Czechoslovakia border.
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Stephen Peters (novel) (screenplay) | Kenneth Ross (screenplay)
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$ 22,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 1,305,887
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Release date
Mar 23, 1990 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Roy Scheider
Col. Jack Knowles Col. Jack Knowles   See fewer
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Jürgen Prochnow
Col. Valachev Col. Valachev   See fewer
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Tim Reid
Lt. Col. Clark Lt. Col. Clark   See fewer
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Harry Dean Stanton
Gen. Hackworth Gen. Hackworth   See fewer
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Dale Dye
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William MacDonald
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David Palffy
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Neil Grahn
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Ernie Jackson
Knowles Driver Knowles Driver   See fewer
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Ron Campbell
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John Dodds
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Richard Durven
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Alice Pesta
Hannelore Hannelore   See fewer
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Gregory A. Gale
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Henry Kope
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Guy Buller
Czech Guard Czech Guard   See fewer
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Garry Galinsky
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Ed Soibelman
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Gary Spivak
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Yefim Korduner
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Brent Woolsey
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Kent McNeill
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Brian Warren
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Roman Podhora
Czech Guard #1 Czech Guard #1   See fewer
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Joseph Vrba
Czech Guard #2 Czech Guard #2   See fewer
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George Scholl
Innkeeper Innkeeper   See fewer
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Gordon Signer
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Lilo Bahr
Innkeeper's Wife Innkeeper's Wife   See fewer
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Claus Diedrich
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Kyle Maschmeyer
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Kurt Darmohray
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Igor Burstyn
Czech Tower Guard Czech Tower Guard   See fewer
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Matus Ginzberg
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Boris Novogrudsky
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Tom Kelly
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Larry Laverty
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5.7 / 10 | 1,165 votes