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Megaforce (1982)

 -  Sci-Fi | Action  -  25 June 1982 (USA)
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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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When the force was with them, NO-ONE stood a chance! 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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Although "Megaforce" is a science fiction action film, which was given the PG rating in the United States. It was given the G rating in Australia and New Zealand. See more »

Goofs

After the battle, when the plane is taking off, the members of Megaforce are shown looking out the open rear door, but the external shots of the plane taking off show the door is closed. See more »

Quotes

Dallas: Well, I know how you feel, and I've been there myself. Let me see. One time before I made a jump into the night, an old buddy of mine told me something that made me feel a whole lot better.
Ace Hunter: What, what did he tell you to do?
Dallas: Well, he said, "You love 'em in blue and you love them in red. But most of all you love them in blue."
Ace Hunter: That's totally inapplicable to anything that's going on here. And it's _dumb_. Who told you that?
Dallas: You did!
Ace Hunter: But it's very wise. Very wise.
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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
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Awesome and hilarious bad movie
1 February 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is my absolute favourite movie to watch to make fun of with friends.

Have you ever seen an MST3K film? This movie would make great fodder. The stunts are cheesy, including possibly the worst blue screen ever, the acting is bad, the plot is laughable ... everything is so bad that it flips into being awesome.

I highly recommend this movie if you are in the mood to laugh AT a movie, not WITH it. Watching it by yourself is not really recommended. I had to rate it highly, even though it's not actually a "good" movie because I do think people will enjoy watching it.


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