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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Bobby Logan
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Ernie Wyatt
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Sheriff Wells
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Brook
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Carson
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Roget (as Miguell Ferrer)
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Doris
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Lambasino
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Hawthorne
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Amarillo
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Ellen
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Peterson
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Roget's Date (as Ana Marie Auther)
Barry Davis ...
Max
Sam Edelman ...
Van Driver
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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 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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jeep | money | skeleton | rifle | desert | See All (75) »

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A wrecked jeep.... A skeleton.... A rifle... $800,000 dollars in cash See more »


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31 August 1984 (USA)  »

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Die Grenzwölfe  »

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The professions of Ernie Wyatt (Treat Williams) and Bobby Logan (Kris Kristofferson) were United States Border Patrol Agents in Texas, USA. See more »

Goofs

When Logan is ambushed by 3 Feds and after he kills first 2, the computer shows Carson's dot running away, but when the scene switches back he hasn't even got up from being shot yet much less moving away. It's several seconds later when he starts running. See more »

Quotes

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: Deep Throat (2010) See more »

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Who's That Memory in Your Eyes
Written by Scott Richardson
Performed by Scott Richardson and The Gems
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Compelling mystery and suspense with big scenery
26 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

For whatever reason this movie is one of my favorites. I like movies more for their overall atmosphere than any plot particulars, and this delivers those rare ingredients.

There's something intangible about the southwestern locations and the border patrol lifestyle that creates a mood not found in many films. The big desert vistas contrast well with the daily routines and grim duties of the characters.

I think "Flashpoint" is in a similar class with "Breakdown," where roller-coaster events keep unfolding and remain unpredictable until the very end. It may be somewhat obscure but I wouldn't call it a "B movie" by any means.


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