When Doug's father, an Air Force Pilot, is shot down by MiGs belonging to a radical Middle Eastern state, no one seems able to get him out. Doug finds Chappy, an Air Force Colonel who is intrigued by the idea of sending in two fighters piloted by himself and Doug to rescue Doug's father after bombing the MiG base. Their only problems: Borrowing two fighters, getting them from California to the Mediteranean without anyone noticing, and Doug's inability to hit anything unless he has music playing. Then come the minor problems of the state's air defenses. Written by
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Break the sound barrier.
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Did You Know?
This film was originally intended to be released in the summer of 1986, but the release was pushed up to January to avoid competition and confusion with Top Gun
(1986). See more
The brief aerial view of the oil refinery actually shows a desalination plant. See more
[after destroying an oil refinery
Looks like they'll be importing oil this year, Chappy.
The credits are yellow over a blue background, as opposed to the normal white over a black background. See more
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There Was A Time
Written and performed by James Brown See more