Tiger Joe

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Tiger Joe
Tiger Joe poster.jpg
Italian theatrical release poster by Enzo Sciotti
Directed by Adan Kamran
Produced byGianfranco Couyoumdjian
Written byTito Carpi
Story byGianfranco Coujoumdjian
Starring David Warbeck
Annie Belle
Music by Carlo Savina
CinematographyRiccardo Pallottini
Release date
  • 1982 (1982)
Running time
96 minutes

Tiger Joe (Italian : Fuga dall'arcipelago maledetto) is a 1982 Italian adventure film written and directed by Antonio Margheriti and starring David Warbeck and Annie Belle. [1] [2] [3]

Italian language Romance language

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Adventure films are a genre of film that typically use their action scenes to display and explore exotic locations in an energetic way.

Antonio Margheriti, also known under the pseudonyms Anthony M. Dawson and Antony Daisies , was an Italian filmmaker. Margheriti worked in many different genres in the Italian film industry, and was known for his sometimes derivative but often stylish and entertaining science fiction, sword and sandal, horror/giallo, Eurospy, spaghetti western, Vietnam War and action movies that were released to a wide international audience. He died in 2002.



Tiger Joe is a former US Army Special Forces Vietnam Veteran now gunrunning to anti-Khmer Rouge freedom fighters. When his plane is shot down, Tiger Joe joins a female rebel in her fight.

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Annie Brilland is a French actress and social worker. Her acting career began in 1974 and throughout the seventies, has had a series of varied roles in both French and Italian cinema, working with such directors as Jean Rollin, Ruggero Deodato and Joe D'Amato.

Luciano Pigozzi Italian actor

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  1. Ben Cobb. "Jungle fever: ‘The last hunter’" in Search & destroy. Creation Books, 2003. Chapter. 4, pp. 57-63.
  2. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 2000. pp. 271–2. ISBN   8877424230.
  3. Kim Worthy. "Tiger Joe" in Vietnam War Feature Filmography: An Encyclopedic Reference of Imaginative Films about Vietnam. J.-J. Malo, 1992. pp. 391-2.