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The Professionals

Burt Lancaster and Lee Marvin headline this top-notch, rip roaring Western action/adventure. Four soldiers of fortune are hired by a wealthy Texan oil baron (Ralph Bellamy) to rescue his kidnapped wife (Claudia Cardinale), who's been spirited across the Mexican border by a band of mercenaries led by Jesus Raza (Jack Palance). The four rugged professionals, each regarded as a specialist in his selected field - an expert marksman and tracker (Woody Strode), the explosives master (Lancaster), horse handler (Robert Ryan) and one skilled in tactics and weaponry (Marvin) - make their way across the treacherous landscape to retrieve the beautiful kidnappee, but discover all is not what it seems in the explosive climax.

Year: 1966
Genre: Westerns
Country: USA
Director: Richard Brooks
Starring: Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Burt Lancaster
Duration: 120 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains low level violence.
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