China Gate
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Writer-director Samuel Fuller applies his kino-fist to this raw-boned war drama -- one of the first American films to deal with Vietnam. The film concerns the battle between the Vietnamese and the Chinese, through the efforts of a small band of soldiers to locate and destroy a hidden communist arms depot. Gene Barry stars as Sgt. Johnny Brock, the cynical leader of the patrol, who is an American Korean War veteran. Leading the expedition to find the munitions dump is the half-Asian Lucky Legs (Angie Dickinson), Brock's ex-wife. One of Brock's less-endearing qualities is his rabid… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though not one of Samuel Fuller's best films, it's still worth seeing as an early Hollywood drama-actioner about Indo-China and for Angie Dickinson, who became a star a year later."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Both the overloaded heroic war drama and the heavy-handed romance narrative have an air of phoniness."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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