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Jet Attack (1958)

Approved  |   |  War, Drama  |  February 1958 (USA)
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Three American pilots are shot down behind enemy lines during the Korean war, where they encounter a mysterious Russian nurse. Their life is on her hand.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Capt. Tom Arnett
Audrey Totter ...
Tanya Nikova
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Lt. Bill Claiborne
James Dobson ...
Lt. 'Sandy' Wilkinson
Leonard Strong ...
Maj. Wan (North Korean)
Nicky Blair ...
Radioman Chick 'Meathead' Lane
Victor Sen Yung ...
Capt. Chon
Joseph Hamilton ...
Dean Olmstead (radio expert) (as Joe Hamilton)
Guy Prescott ...
Maj. Garver
George Cisar ...
Col. Catlett
Stella Lynn ...
Muju (female guerrilla leader)
Robert Carricart ...
Col. Kuban
Weaver Levy ...
Orderly
Paul Power ...
Phillips
Hal Bogart ...
AP sergeant
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Three American pilots are shot down behind enemy lines during the Korean war, where they encounter a mysterious Russian nurse. Their life is on her hand.

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The most amazing jet story to ever blast the screen!

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February 1958 (USA)  »

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Jet Alert  »

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One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (and how they got that way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell. See more »

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One of the jets at the "North Korean" airbase is an American F-86 fighter; although it has a red star - the North Korean identification mark - on the fuselage, at the top of the tail assembly at the back of the plane can be clearly seen the words, "California Air National Guard". See more »

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Col. Catlett: Tanya Nikova... you knew her quite well?
Capt. Tom Arnett: A little more than casually, sir. I owe her my life.
Col. Catlett: And, uh, she can be trusted?
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Opening credits prologue: SOMEWHERE IN KOREA ... See more »

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Cheap but Mildly Fun AIP Flick
29 March 2010 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Jet Attack (1958)

** (out of 4)

Ultra-cheap and ultra-stupid but mildly entertaining action pic from AIP has John Agar playing a hot shot pilot who crosses enemy lines to try and determine if an important scientist was killed a week earlier when his plane was shot down. Along with the help of two of his men, Korean rebels and a Russian spy (Audrey Totter) he must try and locate the scientist without getting caught. The Medved brothers included this film in their "Fifty Worst Films of All Time) book but of course we know that they hadn't seen everything they put in the book. This film is no where near the worst ever made but it might be among the dumbest out there. There isn't a single scene in this film that contains a bit of logic as one dumb thing after another happens. We're on this important mission yet Agar and Totter have time to build their relationship up. We're on this important mission yet the enemy never seems to realize that Totter is gone. One silly sequence after another happens but this badness makes the film rather lovable if you don't mind bad "B" movies. Director Cahn is best known for films like THE GIANT CLAW but this one here doesn't reach that level of entertainment. What this one does offer is a decent "B" cast doing silly things that will make you smile. Thankfully this just runs 69-minutes so there's no too much plot or dialogue that gets in the way of it being over. Agar gives the type of performance we'd expect from him and Totter is pretty bland of the love interest. George Walcott of PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE fame plays one of the soldiers here. Again, there are countless war/action pictures out there that are great and obviously this isn't one of them. Those wanting greatness should certainly look else where but those just wanting some cheap entertainment will get a few kicks out of this thing.


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