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Black Eagle (1988)

 -  Action | Drama  -  May 1988 (USA)
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One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, a F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, ... See full summary »

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Patricia Parker
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Father Joseph Bedelia
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Col. Vladimir Klimenko
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Dean Rickert
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Brian Tani
Shane Kosugi ...
Denny Tani
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Natasha
Jan Tríska ...
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Steve Henderson
Alfred Mallia ...
Peter
Joe Quattromani ...
Lino
Victor Bartolo ...
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George Portelli ...
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One of the US Air Force's most modern tactical aircrafts, a F-100 with a new laser guidance system, crashes into the sea near Malta - a region where the Soviet forces are highly present, too. The CIA immediately sends out their best secret agent Ken Tami to salvage the system before it falls into enemy hands. To ensure his loyalty, they bring his two young sons to a nearby hotel on the island. Ken Tami's tough opponent is KGB agent Andrei. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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There are no enemies. There is no glory. This fight is one on one. See more »

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Don't ask why I bought this movie...
12 June 1999 | by (Portland, Oregon) – See all my reviews

Black Eagle could have been a good action movie, if it were given some money to put into the story, which is so bad, after watching the film over 10 times, you still don't know what it's about. Wanting to see this film on the fact that Van Damme was in it was what took my interest. Not being able to find it anywhere in the video stores, I bought it. Big mistake. Although it has to good martial artists in it, they wern't given the story that could have given this one justice. And don't be fooled, Van Damme is barely in the movie. His parts are short and sweet, as he puts his all into the role. The best part is when his character dies and he gives out his trade marked "Kiaaaaaaaaaaa!!!" Nothing could be more funny. BUt please, if anything, rent this movie. Buying it was good for my Van Damme collection, but not for entertainment value.


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