Watch: The Hunters 1958 123movies, Full Movie Online – In 1952, as the Korean War rages on, American officers land in Kyoto. Among them are Major Ceve Saville, assigned to a fighter squadron, and Lieutenant Carl Abbott. The latter neglects his charming wife Kristina, who is sinking into bitterness. In Korea, Saville meets again Colonel Dutch Imil, a former brother in arms as well as other friends. Back in Japan Saville falls in love with forsaken Kristina, which arouses Abbott’s jealousy. The two men turn into implacable rivals. But during a mission against Chinese Migs, Abbott is hurt and Saville decides to rescue him….
Plot: With its electrifying flight sequences and high-powered cast, The Hunters is a mesmerizing film based on the best-selling novel by veteran fighter pilot James Salter. Set during the height of the Korean War, the story centers on Major Cleve Saville (Robert Mitchum), a master of the newly operational F-86 Sabre fighter jets. But adept as he is at flying, Saville¹s personal life takes a nosedive when he falls in love with his wingman¹s (Lee Philips) beautiful wife (May Britt). To make matters worse, Saville must cope with a loud-mouthed rookie (Robert Wagner) in a daring rescue mission that threatens all their lives in this well-crafted war drama.
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Good air-combat scenes that still hold the attention of the audience, Mitchum and Wagner shine, also.
“The Hunters”, released in 1958, showed the so-called forgotten air war from the Korean War. Robert Mitchum portrays an aging air pilot from WWII who manages to find one more war to find some success in. He lands command of an air squadron led by Richard Egan, who was his leader during WWII. Mitchum puts together a wing squadron and starts out on hunting missions. His squadron consists of a nice guy, a loud-mouth guy, and a lush whose wife Mitchum falls for. However, the squadron does come together, and manages to down quite a few enemy planes, including a Korean ace nicknamed K C Jones.
The film focuses on electrifying flight sequences that hold the attention of the viewing audience, and the cast delivers performances that do carry the story. This film has been finally released in DVD by 20th Century Fox, and I have replaced my taped VHS version with the DVD. It’s very watchable, and the flying sequences still hold their own. 7/10, but a strong entry in this genre.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 48 min (108 min)
Genre Action, Drama, Romance
Director Dick Powell
Writer Wendell Mayes, James Salter
Actors Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan
Country United States
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix 4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System) (magnetic prints), Mono (optical prints)
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Bausch & Lomb Lenses
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process CinemaScope
Printed Film Format 35 mm