The Hook

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"This is a story of men in war not men at war."
  • NR
  • 1963
  • 1 hr 37 min
  • 6.5  (674)

Kirk Douglas stars in this riveting drama as a Korean War soldier who must confront the horror of killing a man in cold blood. When a North Korean pilot is downed on a neutral Finnish ship, he is taken prisoner by three American soldiers. Now, Sergeant P.J. Briscoe (Douglas), who has never suffered a moral dilemma killing enemy soldiers in combat, must confront his own misgivings when ordered to execute his defenseless prisoner face-to-face in The Hook.

The Hook
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Kirk Douglas stars in this riveting drama as a Korean War soldier who must confront the horror of killing a man in cold blood. When a North Korean pilot is downed on a neutral Finnish ship, he is taken prisoner by three American soldiers. Now, Sergeant P.J. Briscoe (Douglas), who has never suffered a moral dilemma killing enemy soldiers in combat, must confront his own misgivings when ordered to execute his defenseless prisoner face-to-face in The Hook.

The Hook is a 1963 war movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

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  • Release Date
    1963
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 37 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (674)