Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, War
During World War II, a rebellious U.S. Army Major is assigned a dozen convicted murderers to train and lead them into a mass assassination mission of German officers.
According to Donald Sutherland, Charles Bronson was adamant that he wasn't going to cut his hair for "The Dirty Dozen". Director Robert Aldrich called Bronson into his office one day and holding up the phone, told him he was talking to Bronson's lawyer and said, "Charlie, that was your lawyer in L.A. on the phone. He wants to know if he should fly over to cut your hair, or whether you're going to get it done here?".
It's judgment day, sinners! Come out, come out wherever you are!
(at around 2h 5 mins) Prior to being killed by Maggot, the woman is calling for a man named Wolfgang. She uses the normal English "W" sound. The German language has no such sound; the letter W is pronounced like a V.
The opening credits don't occur until 10 minutes into the film. While it is common nowadays for films to have a pre-credits sequence, it was considered innovative in 1967.
In Germany, in the German-language dubbed version, audiences saw only Jim Brown throwing hand grenades into the airshafts at the chateau. The scenes showing grenades being dumped into, and gasoline being poured into, the airshafts were cut.
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