Golden Rendezvous

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Golden Rendezvous
Golden Rendezvous dvd cover.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Ashley Lazarus
Produced by Murray Frank, Andre Pieterse, Robert Porter
Written by Alistair MacLean (novel)
Allan Scott, Chris Bryant, John Gay, Stanley Price
Starring Richard Harris, Ann Turkel, Gordon Jackson
Music by Jeff Wayne
Cinematography Kenneth Higgins
Edited by Ralph Kemplin
Distributed by United Artists (USA), Rank Film Distributors (UK)
Release dates
  • 25 December 1977 (1977-12-25) (Sweden)
Running time
109 minutes (theatrical release)
Language English

Golden Rendezvous is a 1977 South African thriller film directed by Ashley Lazarus and starring Richard Harris, Ann Turkel and Gordon Jackson.[1] It was based on the 1962 novel The Golden Rendezvous by Alistair MacLean.


The Caribbean Star, a combination cargo ship and floating casino is hijacked by terrorists led by Luis Carreras (John Vernon), who installs an atomic bomb, holding both the passengers and the bomb hostage, hoping to exchange them for the gold bullion on an U.S. Treasury ship. However, First Officer John Carter (Richard Harris), Susan Beresford (Ann Turkel), and Dr. Marston (Gordon Jackson) join forces to foil the plan.



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