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Flashpoint (1984)

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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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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31 August 1984 (USA)  »

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One of two 1984 cinema movies starring actor-singer Kris Kristofferson that were first released in that year. The two theatrical feature films, which both had one word titles, were Flashpoint (1984) and Songwriter (1984). See more »

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When Wyatt is supposed to be in the airplane that crashes, there is never a splash in the pond prior to the crash. See more »

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Doris: Are you here to sell us tickets to the Policemen's Ball or something?
Logan: We're with the Border Patrol, ma'am. We don't have any balls.
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Referenced in The Big Box: The House of the Devil (2010) See more »

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Flashpoint
Written by Scott Richardson
Performed by Scott Richardson and The Gems
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A Suspenseful Adventure Enhanced by the Music of Tangerine Dream
5 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Bobby Logan (Kris Kristofferson) and Ernie Wyatt (Treat Williams) are Texas border officers working in the area of San Antonio. They both are threatened of loosing their jobs due to the utilization of a type of underground radars to locate illegal immigrants from Mexico. One day, Bobby finds a buried 1962 jeep, with a skeleton, a rifle and a wallet with US$ 800,000.00 (in 1984 – it was lots of money) in bills of 1962 and 1963 and shares this discover with his pal Ernie. These findings will jeopardize their lives, and this situation will long until the last scene of this suspenseful movie. A great thriller and adventure, that has traces of `The X-Files', with a mystery and conspiracy in the government without a conclusive end. Further, this movie is extremely enhanced by the music of Tangerine Dream. My vote is seven.


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