The Fourth War
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The Fourth War finds director John Frankenheimer delving into the same Cold-war territory he'd previously cultivated in films like The Manchurian Candidate. Col. Jack Knowles (Roy Scheider), serving at a faraway post on the German-Czech border, carries on a personal war with his Soviet counterpart, Colonel Valachev (Jurgen Prochnow). Both have been hardened by past combat experiences, and both have been embittered by the exigencies of red tape, bureaucracy, and diplomatic deal-making. Their friendly rivalry snowballs (literally so!) into a guerilla-like combat situation, culminating in a… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Scheider is much better then the material."
‑ Michael A. Smith, Nolan's Pop Culture Review
"Underrated war flick with a great lead performance by Roy Scheider."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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