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Megaforce (1982)

 -  Sci-Fi | Action  -  25 June 1982 (USA)
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Story about a rapid deployment defense unit that is called into action whenever freedom is threatened.

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Cast

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

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There has never been a superhero like ACE HUNTER! See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Action

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 June 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Komandos exontoseos  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$5,333,658 (USA)
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Trivia

The "missiles" were actually model rockets manufactured by a company in Raytown, Missouri. The filmmakers were so impressed with their accuracy over distance that they restaged some of the battle scenes to take advantage of this. See more »

Goofs

While they are leaving for the mission we see Hunter walking through the hanger with Gen Byrne-White to get to his plane when he's stopped by Egg. In this scene Hunter's helmet is attached to a hook on his right hip and he has some sort of equipment attached to a strap running down his left thigh. When the scene changes to Hunter walking outside his is now carrying his helmet in his left hand and the thigh extensions that he had in the previous scene are now gone all together. In the ending to this scene when Zara kisses Hunter both the thigh straps and helmet are gone. See more »

Quotes

Ace Hunter: Oh, I just wanted to say good-bye and remind you that the good guys always win, even in the eighties.
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There is a quick scene between Hunter and Guerera at the end of closing credits. See more »

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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
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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.


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