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High Road to China (1983)

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A biplane pilot is saddled with a spoiled industrialist's daughter on a search for her missing father through Asia that eventually involves them in a struggle against a Chinese warlord.

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Satvinda (as Dino Shaffer)
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Storyline

A biplane pilot is saddled with a spoiled industrialist's daughter on a search for her missing father through Asia that eventually involves them in a struggle against a Chinese warlord. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Take the High Road to China... for an adventure you'll never forget. See more »


Certificate:

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Release Date:

January 1983 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

High Road to China  »

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Box Office

Gross:

$28,400,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The majority of the picture was shot in the former nation-state of Yugoslavia. Locations in the country portrayed several others including settings in Nepal, China, Turkey, India, and Afghanistan. See more »

Goofs

When Eve Tozer tells Charlie Shane that she couldn't live without money after he told her that her father should be declared dead, she smokes a cigarette. In the next cut the cigarette is gone. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Patrick O' Malley: You know, I only made one real mistake.
Evie: What was that?
Patrick O' Malley: I should have sold you when I had the chance.
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Connections

Featured in Never Tell Me Never (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier
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Music by Al Piantadosi
Lyric by Al Bryan
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I don't know why this adventure-comedy is so under-appreciated.
23 February 2000 | by (Jacksonville, FL) – See all my reviews

Given Tom Selleck, Bess Armstrong, Wilford Brimley, Robert Morley, Brian Blessed, and Jack Weston, and a bunch of excellent aerial action scenes, this is a terrific film. So what if there isn't a great message, or outstanding drama. For what this is... a comedy-adventure... it's great. Tom and Bess have always been extremely watchable to me, and they continue that tradition here. A solid 9.


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