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Megaforce (1982)

PG  |   |  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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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

Producers approached military officials for cooperation in the design of the vehicles used in the battle scenes; the officials refused. When the film was released, those same officials were so impressed with the vehicles, they asked the producers for the plans. The producers cooperated. 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

Ace Hunter: Well, there are reasons for everything we do, Major.
Major Zara: And do they include leaving your guests to bake in the middle of the desert, greeted by a cowboy, and be attacked by wild creatures?
Ace Hunter: Well, if it's a comfortable tour you're looking for, I have connections... at DisneyLand!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Ultraforce (2003) 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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Cut the film some slack!
7 February 2004 | by (Sunny California) – See all my reviews

Please remember that when you are judging this movie, you are doing so with the jaded eyes of a sophisticated 21st century movie-goer. The acting was bad (Barry Bostwick acted with his tongue firmly planted in his cheek and Michael Beck still had the taste of Xanadu in his mouth...ptuey!), the effects were cheesy and the plot could have been at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre! That being said, when I saw the movie in theaters I was 12 years old; the target audience. The movie was made for me because I lacked the ability to criticize something that just looked so cool! If there were motorcycles, tanks, dune buggies and lasers then how can it be a bad movie? Simple times, simple pleasures, simple movie. I only wish I could now sit and watch a movie with such abandon. Oh yea, the song at the end by 707 really rocked!


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