The Hunters

The Hunters (1958)

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.

Writing:
  • Wendell Mayes
  • James Salter
Directing:
  • Dick Powell
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  • Release Date: 1958-09-01
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 108

John Doucette

Chief Master Sergeant

Robert Mitchum

Major Cleve Saville

Robert Wagner

Lt. Ed Pell

Richard Egan

Colonel Dutch Imil, CO 54th Fighter Group

May Britt

Kristina 'Kris' Abbott

Lee Philips

1st Lt. Carl Abbott

John Gabriel

1st Lt. Corona

Stacy Harris

Col. Monk Moncavage

Victor Sen Yung

Korean farmer

Aki Aleong

MIG Pilot

Robert Reed

Jackson
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