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Missing in Action (1984)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  16 November 1984 (USA)
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Colonel James Braddock is an American officer who spent seven years in a North Vietnamese POW camp, then escaped 10 years ago. After the bloodiest war, Braddock accompanies a government ... See full summary »

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Jack Tucker
David Tress ...
Sen. Maxwell Porter
Lenore Kasdorf ...
Ann Fitzgerald
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Gen. Trau
Ernie Ortega ...
Vinh
Pierrino Mascarino ...
Jacques
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Masucci (as E. Erich Anderson)
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Carter
Avi Kleinberger ...
Dalton
Willie Williams ...
Randall
Ric Segreto ...
GI
Bella Flores ...
Madame Pearl
Gil Arceo ...
First Vietnamese Businessman
Roger Dantes ...
Second Vietnamese Businessman
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Colonel James Braddock is an American officer who spent seven years in a North Vietnamese POW camp, then escaped 10 years ago. After the bloodiest war, Braddock accompanies a government investigation team that goes to Ho Chi Minh City to check out reports of Americans still held prisoner. Braddock gets the evidence then travels to Thailand, where he meets Tuck, an old Army buddy turned black market kingpin. Together, they launch a mission deep into the jungle to free the American POWs from General Trau. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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$2,550,000 (estimated)

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$22,812,500 (USA)
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Both the North Vietnamese and Vietnam People's Army are seen using the Chinese Type 56 assault rifle - originally produced in the People's Republic of China as a licensed copy of the Soviet AK-47 (when technology transfer between both nations were commonplace) prior to the Sino-Soviet split in 1962. See more »

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The Bangkok, Thailand setting featured motor vehicles which are left-hand drive; motor vehicles sold in Thailand are majority right-hand drive. See more »

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Col. James Braddock: Damn right!
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Living on the Edge
Written by Larry Frankland Lee and Shandi
Performed by Shandi
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Makes Rambo look like documentary material
10 July 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this on TV and still somehow feel like I'm owed a monetary refund.

Of course that may be in part because I'm a fan of the Rambo series and am offended by cheap knock-offs. Actually I'd like to see a Celebrity death match with Rambo and Braddock, though it wouldn't be much of a fight.

And then there's good old Chuck Norris, who for some reason a few people find entertaining, but honestly, the greatest entertainment he gives me is the "Chuck Norris Facts".

This film is pretty easy to laugh at though, but I don't think it was meant to be funny. If you don't believe me, just try not to bust a gut when you see the last frame of the movie.


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