The Eiger Sanction

The Eiger Sanction (1975)

HIS LIFELINE - held by the assassin he hunted.

  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
  • Release Date: 1975-05-21
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 368 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 9min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Clint Eastwood
star 6.1/10
From 368 Ratings


A classical art professor and collector, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

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  • Clint Eastwood

    as Jonathan Hemlock
  • George Kennedy

    as Ben Bowman
  • Vonetta McGee

    as Jemima Brown
  • Jack Cassidy

    as Miles Mellough
  • Heidi Brühl

    as Mrs. Montaigne
  • Thayer David

    as Dragon
  • Reiner Schöne

    as Freytag
  • Michael Grimm

    as Meyer
  • Jean-Pierre Bernard

    as Montaigne
  • Brenda Venus

    as George
  • Gregory Walcott

    as Pope
  • Candice Rialson

    as Art Student
  • Elaine Shore

    as Miss Cerberus
  • Dan Howard

    as Dewayne
  • Jack Kosslyn

    as Reporter
  • Walter Kraus

    as Kruger
  • Frank Redman

    as Wormwood
  • Siegfried Wallach

    as Hotel Manager
  • Susan Morgan Cooper

    as Buns
  • Jack Frey

    as Cab Driver
  • Philippe Mareuil

    as Doublure voix française de Jack Cassidy
Writing Trevanian Novel
Directing Clint Eastwood Director
Camera Frank Stanley Director of Photography
Writing Warren Murphy Screenplay
Writing Trevanian Screenplay
Editing Ferris Webster Editor
Production Robert Daley Producer
Writing Hal Dresner Screenplay
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Production David Brown Executive Producer
Production Richard D. Zanuck Executive Producer
Art George C. Webb Art Direction
Sound James R. Alexander Sound
Production Fred R. Simpson Unit Production Manager
Art John Dwyer Set Decoration
Art Aurelio Crugnola Art Direction
Directing James Fargo First Assistant Director
Directing Craig Huston Second Assistant Director
Directing Victor Tourjansky Second Assistant Director
Crew Jack Kosslyn Dialogue Coach
Costume & Make-Up Joe McKinney Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Janice Clark Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Agnese Panarotto Hairstylist
Production Carol Rydall Production Secretary
Directing Tom Moore Script Supervisor
Camera William N. Clark Camera Operator
Camera Frank Redman Assistant Camera
Camera Bruce Catlin Assistant Camera
Camera Bud Howell Key Grip
Crew Ben McMahan Special Effects
Lighting Buddy Bowles Gaffer
Camera Tim Ryan Grip
Camera Jim Porter Best Boy Grip
Art Larry Bird Property Master
Art Joe Chevalier Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Charles Waldo Wardrobe Designer
Costume & Make-Up Glenn Wright Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Frank Balchus Wardrobe Intern
Costume & Make-Up Sheila Mason Wardrobe Intern
Costume & Make-Up Bona Nasalli-Rocca Wardrobe Intern
Costume & Make-Up Nefte Riccò Seamstress
Crew Art Rimdzius Transportation Captain
Editing Richard C. Meyer Assistant Editor
Editing Roberto Silvi Assistant Editor
Camera Don Christie Still Photographer
Production Mario Pisani Unit Manager
Production Laura Fattori Production Secretary
Production Wallace Worsley Jr. Unit Production Manager
Sound Robert L. Hoyt Sound Recordist
Crew Buddy Van Horn Stunts