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Opposing Force (1986)

The commander of an Air Force camp simulates prisoner-of-war conditions for realistic training goes too far, creating all too real torture situations. He prays on the only woman in the experiment.

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Logan
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Casey
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Becker
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Stafford
Robert Wightman ...
Botts
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General MacDonald
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Tuan (as George Kee Cheung)
Paul Joynt ...
Ripkin
Jay Louden ...
Stevenson
Ken Wright ...
Conway
Dan Hamilton ...
Ross
Warren McLean ...
Dunn (as Warren MacLean)
John Melcher ...
Jerrell
Scott Sanders ...
De Carlo
Willie Williams ...
Fisher
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A group of elite soldiers, including one woman, sign up for the ultimate training mission. The group parachutes onto a remote island, where their objective is to reach the safety zone before the "opposing force" captures them. Everything does not go as expected, and the training mission turns into the real thing. Written by Markus Laine <watcher@coos.dartmouth.edu>

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Where civilization ends and survival begins. See more »

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Hellcamp  »

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When Casey gets put into the isolation box for the first time, she is wearing an orange POW poncho. A close up of her inside the box, however, clearly shows the outline of her unit patch on the shoulder of her flight suit. When she is taken out, she is still wearing the poncho. Only during the second time she is put into the box is she wearing her flight suit. See more »

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Becker: After a few times, you'll be the one in control.
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Better than GI Jane
24 July 2002 | by (Stockholm, sweden) – See all my reviews

This film, i think i've seen it twice, is actually a really entertaining movie. Your really feel the hatred for Commendant Becker, and the suffering of the in-training POW's.

Tom Skerritt is good as always, he must be one of the best low budget actors there is.

Well worth seeing.


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