GenreDrama, Thriller ProducerIrving Allen LanguageEnglish
WriterJames Mayo, John Briley, Herbert Baker, William Bast Release date1968 CastJudy Geeson, Vince Edwards, Peter Vaughan, David Prowse Similar moviesThe Wrecking Crew (1969), No 1 of the Secret Service (1977), Embassy (1972), Survivor (2015), The Ambushers (1967)
Hammerhead 1968 full movie
Hammerhead is a British thriller film directed by David Miller and starring Vince Edwards, Judy Geeson and Diana Dors. Its plot concerns a criminal mastermind who attempts to steal NATO secrets, with an American agent hot on his trail. It is based on the 1964 novel by English novelist James Mayo, and produced by Irving Allen and written by Herbert Baker who made the Matt Helm films for Columbia Pictures. It was filmed in London and Portugal.
British intelligence asks a soldier of fortune, Charles Hood, to go to Portugal and help stop an international criminal mastermind called Hammerhead who plans to steal a secret report on nuclear defense.
Hood manages to board the yacht owned by Hammerhead, a collector of valuable erotic art. He is distracted along the way by model Sue Trenton plus a pair of Hammerhead's mistresses, Ivory and Kit.
Hammerhead intends to kidnap Britain's NATO delegate, Sir Richard Calvert, and replace him with a lookalike, Andreas, a master of disguise. He finds out Hood's identity and traps him and Sue inside a coffin, but they manage to escape. Kit and Andreas both are killed, while Ivory does away with Hammerhead personally, using a harpoon.
Vince Edwards ... Charles Hood
Judy Geeson ... Sue Trenton
Peter Vaughan ... Hammerhead
Diana Dors ... Kit
Michael Bates ... Andreas / Sir Richard
Beverly Adams ... Ivory
Patrick Cargill ... Condor
Patrick Holt ... Huntzinger
William Mervyn ... Walter Perrin
Douglas Wilmer ... Pietro Vendriani
Tracy Reed ... Miss Hull
Kenneth Cope ... Motorcyclist
Kathleen Byron ... Lady Calvert
Jack Woolgar ... Tookey Tate
Joseph Furst ... Count Ortega
Andreas Malandrinos ... Post Office Guard
David Prowse ... George
Earl Younger ... Brian
Romo Gorrara ... Marcel
Maggie Wright ... Roselle
Veronica Carlson ... Ulla
Penny Brahms ... Frieda
Sarah Hardenburg ... Kiki
Otto Diamant ... Joa
Windsor Davies ... Police Sergeant
Arthur Gomez ... Cafe Proprietor
The production of the film was delayed because Columbia contract star Vince Edwards suffered a bone fracture during the filming in Portugal in 1967.