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Let's Get Harry (1986)

When Harry Burck, Jr. (Mark Harmon), an American engineer on loan to Colombia, is taken hostage and held for ransom, his brother Corey (Michael Schoeffling) and friend Jack (Gary Busey) are... See full summary »

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When Harry Burck, Jr. (Mark Harmon), an American engineer on loan to Colombia, is taken hostage and held for ransom, his brother Corey (Michael Schoeffling) and friend Jack (Gary Busey) are among a group of men, lead by Shrike (Robert Duvall), who go deep into the jungles of Colombia to rescue Harry and an American ambassador. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Five Men Risk Everything To Save a Friend. See more »

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31 October 1986 (USA)  »

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The Rescue  »

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$140,980 (USA)
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The movie's title is heard in a passage of dialogue within the film. It's said by Harry's younger brother Corey, who says: "I mean for God's sake, if I was the one being held hostage, if any of us were, Harry'd be on the first goddam plane to come and get us . . . Let's get Harry!" See more »

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Referenced in Who Is Alan Smithee? (2002) See more »

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Let's Get Harry! An Alan Smithee Film
17 November 1999 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Yes, it's a real Alan Smithee film, and it's pretty obvious why Stuart Rosenberg did not want to be associated with this dud. Basically an opportunity for pure hearted Young White Americans to pound the bejesus out of filthy Brown Skinned Drug Dealers, this Reaganesque paean to Manifest Destiny is boring and offensive. Avoid at all costs, unless you're a member of Aryan Nation.


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