The Eiger Sanction(Movie, 1975)

| 2h 3min | Genres: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The Eiger SanctionRating: 3.1/5 (with 90 votes)
The Eiger Sanction is a 1975 American action thriller film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. Based on the 1972 novel The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian, the film is about an art history professor, mountain climber and former assassin once employed by a secret United States government agency who is blackmailed into returning to his deadly profession and do one more "sanction," a euphemism for killing. He agrees to join an international climbing team in Switzerland planning an ascent of the Eiger north face in order to complete a second sanction to avenge the murder of an old friend. The film was produced by Robert Daley for Eastwood's Malpaso Company, with Richard D. Zanuck and David Brown as executive producers, and co-starred George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee and Jack Cassidy. Principal photography started on August 12, 1974, and ended in late September 1974. The picture was filmed on location on the Eiger mountain and Z... ()
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Available languages: English
Duration: 2h 9min
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Available languages: English
Duration: 2h 9min
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Duration: 2h 9min
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About The Eiger Sanction

A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Switzerland
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 21 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/21/1975
Director: Clint Eastwood
Producer: Robert Daley, Richard D. Zanuck, David Brown
Screenwriter: Warren Murphy, Trevanian
Executive Producer: David Brown
Film Editor: Ferris Webster
Director of Photography: Frank Stanley
Composer: John Williams
Production Designer: Aurelio Crugnola
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Отмъщението на Айгър"
"La Sanction"
Revenue: 14,200,000 USD
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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