The Ambassador is a 1984 American thriller film directed by J. Lee Thompson and stars Robert Mitchum, Ellen Burstyn and Rock Hudson. The political thriller was based on the 1974 crime novel 52 Pick-Up by Elmore Leonard. This is the first movie adaptation of Leonard's novel; Cannon Films remade it in 1986 under its original title, 52 Pick-Up, this time directed by John Frankenheimer. This was the last theatrical release starring Rock Hudson before his death in October 1985. American Ambassador to Israel Peter Hacker and head of security Frank Stevenson are en route to a secret location in the...
|Directed by:||J. Lee Thompson|
|Producer:||Menahem Golan, Yoram Globus|
|Music by:||Alfi Kabiljo, Dov Seltzer|
|Adapted from:||52 Pickup|