Flashpoint (1984)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  19 April 1985 (Sweden)
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Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bobby Logan
Ernie Wyatt
Sheriff Wells
Roget (as Miguell Ferrer)
Roget's Date (as Ana Marie Auther)
Barry Davis ...
Sam Edelman ...
Van Driver


Two Texas border guards find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up on the info they find. Soon the Feds are running all over the place, and it looks like jeep maybe linked to the JFK assassination. But the Feds are trying to cover it up, and eliminate anyone involved with the jeep. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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They drink together. Work together. Party together. They live for trouble. Now they've uncovered a secret and their troubles are just beginning. See more »


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Release Date:

19 April 1985 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Die Grenzwölfe  »

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When the director William Tannen hired Tangerine Dream to score _Flashpoint_ he told them not to do the end title song because he had one he was using - "Sympathy For The Devil" by The Rolling Stones. Tangerine Dream said it was the perfect song to end the film with. They scored the entire film but this piece. The studio felt the song was too expensive and instead gave the assignment to an assistant who worked for one of the vice presidents. It was voted "worst" end title song for 1984 by the film critic Leonard Maltin. See more »


While supposedly in San Antonio-- mountains are clearly reflected in the windows of a store. See more »


Bobby: You're the only man I know who can screw up his own wet dream.
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Referenced in The Big Box: A Christmas Story (2010) See more »


Who's That Memory in Your Eyes
Written by Scott Richardson
Performed by Scott Richardson and The Gems
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The Most Under Rated Movie I've Ever Seen!
20 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Prior to stumbling on this thriller, the movie Southern Comfort was the most under rated GREAT movie I had ever seen.

This movie surpassed that! To put it mildly,this movie is awesome! It's fast paced, it's believable, and it's got a GREAT ending that you'll never figure out. All of the actors do a superb and believable job in their respective parts and this ninety - four (94) minute thriller is FANTASTIC!

The IMDb movie rating really surprised me because everyone I have ever turned on to this movie has flipped over it in a manner like I did.

Regardless, it's a GREAT movie that I believe will become a classic years from now.

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