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Invasion U.S.A. (1985)

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A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.

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McGuire
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Nikko
Alex Colon ...
Tomas
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Cassidy
Jon DeVries ...
Johnston
James O'Sullivan ...
Harper
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Jaime Sánchez ...
Castillo (as Jaime Sanchez)
Dehl Berti ...
John Eagle
Stephen Markle ...
Flynn
Shane McCamey ...
Kurt
Martin Shakar ...
Adams
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Koyo
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A terrorist, Rostov, is planning to unleash a reign of terror on the U.S.. But before he does he decides to go after Matt Hunter, a former CIA agent who lives in Florida. Hunter once had Rostov's life in his hands, but on orders took him alive, and now Rostov is plagued by nightmares of Hunter killing him. So Rostov goes after him but misses, so Hunter, who has already been approached by his former employers to go after Rostov, after initially turning down the job, because he believed that they should have let him terminate Rostov when he had the chance, decides to go after him. But he is only one man and Rostov has hundreds of men ripping the country apart, so how will he stop it? Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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27 September 1985 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Steven Berkoff was offered the role of Rostrov but passed because of the violence. See more »

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The rocket fired by an M72 LAW needs a minimum of 33 feet to arm. Hunter and Rostov are standing too close to each other to have the rocket do more than penetrate Rostov. See more »

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[Hunter gives an interview directed towards Rostov]
Matt Hunter: Nikko was easy. Now it's your turn. One night you'll close your eyes, and when they open I'll be there. It'll be time to die.
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5 January 2003 | by (FL, USA) – See all my reviews

Possible Spoliers: This movie is a good movie to watch on a late Friday night with a beer in hand. It is enoyable, Norris movies never require one to think, because let's face it the storylines are straight out of elementary schoolchildren's fantasy imaginations. Example: A small band of Cubans/Russkies trying to create discord and panic in America, which will allow them to take it over. They easily get wipe out by a Florida National Guard unit, Not much a of a national threat there. Golan Globus and Cannon Films knew that. They were in it just to make more money then they spent on the film and usually these films were profitable. The 80's was a time for exploitative action flicks, brawn, sex, brutality and harmless stereotypes. It is sad though that these types of films are no longer made in the political correct 90's and 2000's.

Norris' acting has never been great, even though his one liners are better than Seagal and Van Damne. He just did some running, kicking and punching and collected his paycheck.


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