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The Starfighters (1964)

 |  Drama  |  25 March 1964 (USA)
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A young Air Force lieutenant falls in love with fighter planes while his father, a Congressman and war hero, yearns for him to fly heavy bombers.

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The story of young Lt. Witkowski, an Air Force F-104 Starfighter pilot, and his attempts to prove himself a worthy pilot to his father, a congressman and Air Force war hero. Aerial refueling is prominently featured in this tale of the peacetime Air Force. Written by David Conner <dconner@clark.net>

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The blazing adventure of the men and planes who rocket to the very edge of outer space!

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Col. Hunt: Listen, I just got back from the Victorville Chamber of Commerce meeting, where I gave them my anti-communist speech... and I'm still fighting mad!
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Quite possibly the most uninteresting film ever made.
4 December 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio.) – See all my reviews

This film may be the only movie with a plot lower than the plot in "Pod People". Wait, I forgot, this film had no plot. Basically, it's about jets refueling. The end. Why this film was ever made is still a mystery to me. Apparently someone had nothing better to do. It's films like this that make me want to stop being a movie buff, but then I think about all of the worthwhile films or MST3K and I feel better.


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