Hornet's Nest

Distasteful WW II drama starring Hudson as an American commando who parachutes into Italy with his men to blow up an important dam. Unfortunately, the Nazis discover the plan and shoot the Americans as they land, leaving Hudson the sole survivor. Wounded and dazed, Hudson is discovered by a gang of Italian youths led by Colleano who have been working for...read more

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Distasteful WW II drama starring Hudson as an American commando who parachutes into Italy with his men to blow up an important dam. Unfortunately, the Nazis discover the plan and shoot the Americans as they land, leaving Hudson the sole survivor. Wounded and dazed, Hudson is discovered by a

gang of Italian youths led by Colleano who have been working for the resistance. The boys take Hudson to a female German doctor, Koscina, and force her to mend his wounds. After his recovery, Hudson decides to recruit the boys as his "squad" and complete the mission. Koscina, who has been held

hostage by the gang, tries to stab Hudson with a pair of scissors, but he slaps her to the floor and rapes her. The boys agree to help Hudson only if they are allowed to attack a small Italian town, once their home, but now held by the Nazis. Hudson agrees and the boys viciously slaughter the

unprepared Nazis, aided, inexplicably, by Koscina, whose feelings about Hudson have changed dramatically since her rape. Eventually Hudson makes his way to the dam and destroys it, sparing Nazi commander Fantoni from the wrath of Colleano, who wishes to kill him.

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