The Mercenaries (Dark of the Sun)
The Mercenaries (Dark of the Sun) (1968)

Curry (Rod Taylor) is a veteran soldier-of-fortune hired by the president of the Congo for a three day mission. He and native Congoan Ruffo (Jim Brown) are to oversee the safe passage of a train through hostile enemy territory and bring… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 3, 1968
DVD Release Date: June 22, 1994
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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

A brief shot finds Rod Taylor at a river, on his knees, his eyes as wild as those of a creature slaking its thirst at a water hole. It's a brilliant evocation of the idea that man is the world's most scared yet dangerous and deadly animal.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A mindless action flick with plenty of blood spilled.

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Steve Crum

Iron-fisted Rod Taylor actioner, also starring Jim Brown.

Chuck O'Leary

A must-see for fans of hard-hitting action.