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Chance Buckman (John Wayne) heads a team of international trouble shooters who travel around the world to put out oil fires. The dangerous profession has taken a toll on the marriage between Chance and Madelyn (Vera Miles), who leaves when she can no longer endure the stress of saying goodbye and fearing she will never see him again. With his faithful assistant Greg (Jim Hutton), the team is ready at a moments notice to race anywhere to extinguish the flames of oil fires raging out of control. Greg eventually falls for Chance's daughter, Tish (Katherine Ross), who shares her mother's… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 14%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Our indestructible Duke again has made actionful, if not stirringly meaningful, child's play of exotic disasters."
‑ A.H. Weiler, New York Times
"The Duke is an oil-fire fighter running around the world putting out blazes."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"A slow moving, talkative, badly plotted bore."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"A dull adventure tale about macho men who fight oil fires."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"All the ingredients (cliches) of the John Wayne hero are here, from commitment to his job as firefighter to a wife who couldn't accept him to a daughter who affects reconciliation."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Blazingly colorful Duke Wayne actioner."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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