MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 143 this week

Megaforce (1982)

 -  Sci-Fi | Action  -  25 June 1982 (USA)
3.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.4/10 from 2,203 users  
Reviews: 52 user | 30 critic

Story about a rapid deployment defense unit that is called into action whenever freedom is threatened.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 23 Jun 2011
 
80s
a list of 489 titles
created 12 Aug 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 08 Jan 2012
 
list image
a list of 36 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 42 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Megaforce" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Megaforce (1982)

Megaforce (1982) on IMDb 3.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Megaforce.
3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Battletruck (1982)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Post World War III futuristic tale of collapsed governments & bankrupt countries heralding a new lawless age.

Director: Harley Cokeliss
Stars: Michael Beck, Annie McEnroe, James Wainwright
R.O.T.O.R. (1987)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research. A prototype robot intended for crime combat escapes from the development lab and goes on a killing rampage.

Director: Cullen Blaine
Stars: Margaret Trigg, Richard Gesswein, Jayne Smith
Xanadu (1980)
Fantasy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The story of a girl who makes dreams come true.

Director: Robert Greenwald
Stars: Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly, Michael Beck
Sci-Fi | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

A nomad mercenary on a high-tech motorcycle helps bring about the downfall of the evil Orwellian government, the Omega.

Director: David Worth
Stars: Robert Ginty, Persis Khambatta, Donald Pleasence
The Warriors (1979)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In 1979 a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them.

Director: Walter Hill
Stars: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A seeker named Dogen rescues Dhyana after her father is murdered by the evil Jared-Syn. To avenge her father's death, Dogen must find Jared-Syn's hideout in the mysterious "Lost City", but ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Band
Stars: Jeffrey Byron, Michael Preston, Tim Thomerson
Deadly Game (TV Movie 1991)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A group of seven strangers, including a dancer, a doctor, a teacher, and a disgraced former football player, are brought together on an island owned by the mysterious Osirus. There they are... See full summary »

Director: Thomas J. Wright
Stars: Michael Beck, Jenny Seagrove, Fredric Lehne
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

The Future is now. There are no rules and no place to hide from the deadly Highway Warriors who ravage the roads in machines of destruction.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Stars: Gary Watkins, Laura Banks, Lynda Wiesmeier
Body Slam (1986)
Comedy | Music | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!)... See full summary »

Director: Hal Needham
Stars: Dirk Benedict, Tanya Roberts, Roddy Piper
Ultraforce (TV Series 2003)
Short | Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Earthprime is threatened by the diabolical Alchemist. Kel and Trask of Ultraforce step in to step up the action.

Stars: Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, Jeff Bryan Davis
Stockers (TV Movie 1981)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Two stock car races zip across America trying to outwit and outrun a bill collector named Crusher.

Director: Hal Needham
Stars: R.G. Armstrong, Terry Bradshaw, Archie Hahn
Houston Knights (1987–1988)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A Chicago cop is transfered to Houston where he teams up with a Texas lawman.

Stars: Michael Paré, Michael Beck, D. Franki Horner
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Cmdr. Ace Hunter
...
Dallas
...
Major Zara
...
Gen. Edward Byrne-White
...
Prof. Eggstrum
...
Duke Guerera
Mike Kulcsar ...
Ivan (as Michael Kulcsar)
Ralph Wilcox ...
Zachary Taylor
Evan C. Kim ...
Suki (as Evan Kim)
...
Sixkiller (as Anthony Penya)
J. Víctor López ...
Lopez
Michael Carven ...
Anton
Bobby Bass ...
Motorcycle Driver
Samir Kamoun ...
Aide
Youssef Merhi ...
Radio Operator
Edit

Storyline

Ace Hunter is the leader of Megaforce, an elite group of American soldiers who travel the world to fight Evil. In this case, Evil is represented by a third rate dictator who they must blow to bits. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

When the force was with them, NO-ONE stood a chance! See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Action

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

25 June 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Komandos exontoseos  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,350,021 (USA) (25 June 1982)

Gross:

$2,350,021 (USA) (25 June 1982)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Actually filmed in Southern Nevada using M48A5 tanks of 1/221 Armor Battalion of the Nevada National Guard See more »

Goofs

Byrne-White's arm is/isn't resting on the top of the car door as he waits in the desert. See more »

Quotes

[As Eggstrum approaches.]
Ace Hunter: Here comes The Egg...
Dallas: And that's no "yolk."
Eggstrum: Dallas, when a person doesn't have less on, they have...?
Dallas: "More on"?
Eggstrum: Exactly.
See more »

Crazy Credits

There is a quick scene between Hunter and Guerera at the end of closing credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Megaforce
Music by Kevin Russell, Tod Howarth and Jonathan Cain
Lyrics by James McClarty
Performed by 707
Produced by Keith Olsen
Available on Boardwalk Records and Tapes
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not Good-Bad...just Bad
18 January 1999 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

As noted, this movie isn't even really good for watching for the unintentional humor. Barry Bostwick is the least believable action hero of all time, and somewhere, someone seems to have thought Persis Khambatta was an interesting, attractive, exotic beauty with screen presence: Megaforce proves this theory, however unlikely, dead wrong. Basically an ego-vehicle for Hal Needham, who tries to cash in on the success the Smokey and the Bandit movies attached (undeservingly) to his name. Definite proof he should have stuck to stunt work.


8 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Megaforce on DVD! koboll
So when is the Criterion Collection dvd edition of this film coming out? phimseto
South Park LeninsTomb94
Megaforce vs. Metalstorm vs. Spacehunter jandersen71
Dutch DVD is released kasjper
soundtrack? wesjcarr
Discuss Megaforce (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?