The American Soldier (1970)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Gangster Film  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - West Germany  |  
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American Soldier (originally Der Amerikanische Soldat) was the third of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "gangster trilogy." The film stars Karl Scheid as a German/American Vietnam veteran who takes a job as a hired assassin on behalf of the Munich crime lords. Scheid works both sides of the fence when three policemen engage him to knock off some awkward malcontents.

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hitman, crime-lord, veteran [military], gangster, murder, sociopath, police, investigation