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Firefox (1982)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  18 June 1982 (USA)
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A pilot is sent into the Soviet Union on a mission to steal a prototype jet fighter that can be partially controlled by a neuralink

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David Huffman ...
Captain Buckholz
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Ronald Lacey ...
Kenneth Colley ...
Klaus Löwitsch ...
General Vladimirov (as Klaus Lowitsch)
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Thomas Hill ...
Clive Merrison ...
Kai Wulff ...
Dimitra Arliss ...
Austin Willis ...
Walters
Michael Currie ...
Captain Seerbacker
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Storyline

The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar. They send ex-Vietnam War pilot Mitchell Gant on a covert mission into the Soviet Union to steal Firefox. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

...the most devastating killing machine ever built... his job... steal it!

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Action | Thriller

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Release Date:

18 June 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Firefox - tulikettu  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$21,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,152,948 (USA) (18 June 1982)

Gross:

$8,152,948 (USA) (18 June 1982)
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Trivia

Fritz ManesClint Eastwood's regular producing partner as a captain. The appearance was one of seven that Manes has made in Eastwood's movies. See more »

Goofs

In the Soviet Union no foreign car were used by state owned companies like delivery service. But despite having Soviet's offroader UAZ logo on the hood and similarity with UAZ 452 in general, they do drive a foreign delivery car from Moscow to Bilyarsk. See more »

Quotes

Priabin: [speaking of Mitchell Gant] Obviously, sir, he knows our planes, our aircraft, as well as anyone. He would be a good choice for sabotage or analysis of information. But, perhaps he intends a close inspection of the MiG-31!
Col. Kontarsky: [realizing Priabin is implying that Gant may steal the MiG-31] He *cannot* be here for *that*!
Priabin: [realizing he may be right] No sir. Surely not! He couldn't hope to get away with it!
Col. Kontarsky: Thank you, Dmitri, thank you. Well done.
[to his lieutenants]
Col. Kontarsky: Arrest Baronovich and the others now!...
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits after the title has been shown. This has since become a trademark of all Eastwood-directed films. See more »

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Edited from Ice Station Zebra (1968) See more »

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Moscow = Vienna
13 October 2000 | by (Vienna, Austria) – See all my reviews

i´m just watching that film for the first time, some kind of interesting, but the most interesting thing for me is that parts of it are playing in vienna. in one scene you see an underground (metro) from inside and the station around, its one called "praterstern" in vienna. funny, funny. now i´m looking for more scenes taking place in my hometown.


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