Twilight's Last Gleaming
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Soured on America by his experiences as a POW in Vietnam, General Lawrence Dell (Burt Lancaster) hopes that his government will someday tell the truth about the Southeast Asian debacle, thereby allowing his country to embark upon a healing process. Regarded as a dangerous embarrassment by the higher-ups, Dell is framed on a manslaughter charge and sent to prison. Escaping with three hardened convicts (Paul Winfield, Burt Young, and William Smith), Dell takes over an SAC base, threatening to launch nine Titan missiles if his demands that top-secret Vietnam files be made public are not met.… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Intelligent sociopolitical thriller that is effective despite being overlong, stiffly acted and executing a rather nutty plot."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"This film isn't very high on realism, but it's exciting."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"It's easier to admire Twilight for its intent and its astonishing cast than for what it actually achieves."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A far-fetched but exciting political thriller"
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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