Ignore the title to this flick as it's actually a flick called Inglorious [...] (aka Counterfeit Commandos, Deadly Mission, or Hell's Heroes.)
Though this DVD contains a horrible print, which I believe has been edited to feel a little bit more Blaxsploitation, this film is a pretty awesome Italian War flick set during WWII. The plot is very similar to the Dirty Dozen, though in Inglorious [...] we have five war prisoners on their way to prison who escape after their convoy is strafed by a Nazi fighter plane.
The five men then decide to make their way to the Swiss border but find themselves in one entanglement after another until they are unwittingly drafted into an assignment to hijack Nazi train and disable a warhead in the process.
I'm not familiar until to know if it's its own genre, but the Spaghetti War movie is rife with the same attributes as the Spaghetti Western and makes for a really fun movie with plenty of comedy, action and craziness.
A remake of this film is perennially referred to as Quentin Tarantino's "next project" in which he has written a script, but no date has been set for filming.
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