#56. The Professionals (1966)


Pax Enterprises

– Director: Richard Brooks

– Metascore: 75

– Runtime: 117 minutes

A wealthy Texan hires a team of men to rescue his wife who has been kidnapped in Mexico. The cast includes Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Claudia Cardinale, Jack Palance, and Ralph Bellamy. Academy Award-winning Richard Brooks also directed such acclaimed films as “Looking for Mr. Goodbar,” “In Cold Blood,” “Lord Jim,” and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”

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