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Hellfighters Details


Chance Buckman (John Wayne) heads a team of international trouble shooters who travel around the world to put out oil fires. The dangerous profession has taken a toll on the marriage between Chance and Madelyn (Vera Miles), who leaves when she can no longer endure the stress of saying goodbye and fearing she will never see him again. With his faithful assistant Greg (Jim Hutton), the team is ready at a moments notice to race anywhere to extinguish the flames of oil fires raging out of control. Greg eventually falls for Chance's daughter, Tish (Katherine Ross), who shares her mother's concern over the dangers the men endure. Hellfighters received technical advising from famed oil-well fighter Red Adair and his assistants who provided excellent and credible information for the film and the pyrotechnic team headed by legendary special-effects expert Fred Knoth. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi


John Wayne
as Chance Buckman
Katharine Ross
as Tish Buckman
Jim Hutton
as Greg Parker
Vera Miles
as Madelyn Buckman
Jay C. Flippen
as Jack Lomax
Bruce Cabot
as Joe Horn
Edward Faulkner
as George Harris
Edmund Hashim
as Col.Valdez
Frances Fong
as Madame Loo
Alberto Morin
as Gen.Lopez
Alan Caillou
as Harry York
Laraine Stephens
as Helen Meadows
John Alderson
as Jim Hatch
Bebe Louie
as Gumdrop
Edward Colmans
as Senor Caldez
Chuck Roberson
as Firefighter in airplane
Bebe Louie
as Gumdrop
Edward Colmans
as Senor Caldez


Andrew V. McLaglen
Andrew V. McLaglen
Robert Arthur
Clair Huffaker
Vincent Saizis
William H. Clothier
Leonard Rosenman
Composer (Music Score)
Folmar Blangsted
Frank Arrigo
Art Director
Alexander Golitzen
Art Director
John McCarthy
Set Designer
Edith Head
Costume Designer
Fred Knoth
Special Effects
Hal Needham