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Iron Eagle (1986) - Plot Summary Poster

(1986)

Plot Summary

  • 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 John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>
  • When a young daredevil pilot named Doug Masters finds out that his father has been shot down and captured, he has only one thing in mind - attempt a rescue mission with the help of an air force veteran.

Synopsis

Doug, a graduating high school senior, must quickly come to grips with manhood in a time of great emotional stress...

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