The Professionals

1966, NR, 117 min. Directed by Richard Brooks. Starring Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode, Jack Palance, Claudia Cardinale.

REVIEWED By Marjorie Baumgarten, Mon., July 8, 2002

It's "guys on a mission" time in this wonderful but improbable tale about a group of mercenaries sent to Mexico to rescue their employer's wife from bad man Jack Palance. They're sort-of bad guys, but Palance is a really bad guy - what's a damsel in distress to do?

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