The Eiger Sanction

The Eiger Sanction
The Eiger Sanction
  • R
  • 2h 8m
  • 1975
Fresh73%
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Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this international intrigue action thriller that takes place on the Swiss Alps. Hemlock, a retired professional assassin (Eastwood), who has turned toward the calmer pursuit of art collecting, is suddenly forced out of retirement to hunt a deadly double agent who murdered a close friend. The hunt takes Eastwood on a breathtaking journey up the Swiss Alps with a team of mountain climbers - one of whom is the man he seeks, though his identity is as yet unknown. The top-notch action film, based on the novel by Trevanian, features some of the most exciting mountain climbing sequences ever filmed.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Fresh73%
Reviews
BBC.com
Rotten

June 16, 2017
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Fresh

Though one of Clint's weaker efforts as director, it's perhaps saved by the breathtaking visuals.....

June 25, 2017
Parallax View
Richard T. Jameson
Rotten

The Eiger Sanction lacks shape, rhythm, and any notable tone or point-of-view.

June 25, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Action, Thriller
  • Release Date:May 21, 1975
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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