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Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)

R  |   |  Action, War  |  2 March 1988 (France)
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Colonel James Braddock has a Vietnamese wife who was supposed to leave Vietnam with him when they evacuate. But she loses her papers and wasn't allowed in the embassy. Braddock went looking... See full summary »

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Gen. Quoc
Roland Harrah III ...
Van Tan Cang
Miki Kim ...
Lin Tan Cang
Yehuda Efroni ...
Rev. Polanski
Ron Barker ...
Mik
Floyd Levine ...
Gen. Duncan
Jack Rader ...
Littlejohn
Melinda Betron ...
Thuy
Rick Prieto ...
CIA Agent (as Richard Prieto)
Jan Michael Shultz ...
CIA Agent (as Jan Schultz)
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Embassy Gate Captain
Robert Jochheim ...
Embassy Guard
Thuy Lien Samora ...
Embassy Secretary
Pita Liboro ...
Lin's Friend
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Colonel James Braddock has a Vietnamese wife who was supposed to leave Vietnam with him when they evacuate. But she loses her papers and wasn't allowed in the embassy. Braddock went looking for her and her friend took the bracelet Braddock gave his wife and was in an explosion. When Braddock finds the body with bracelet, he assumes it's his wife so he leaves Vietnam. 12 years later a Reverend in Vietnam who was visiting the States approaches Braddock telling him that his wife is alive and that he has a son. Braddock doesn't believe him at first but when a man at the CIA asks him to meet with him, Braddock realizes it's true. So he tries to get them out. So he contacts a friend in Thailand to get what he needs. As they are about to leave, the CIA tries to stop him but Braddock gets away, gets his equipment and heads to Vietnam. When he arrives he goes to the orphanage for Amerasian children, where the Reverend works. He takes him to them and is surprised to see them and his son resents... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The Vietnam People's Army troops are seen with the Chinese Type 56 assault rifles - Type 56 assault rifles were manufactured in the People's Republic of China since 1956 when technology transfer between the former Soviet Union and PRC was commonplace prior to the Sino-Soviet split in 1962. See more »

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In the scene at the embassy gate during the beginning of the movie, the Marine Corps Captain can be seen wearing subdued metal infantry branch insignia on his left collar (as he is wearing it). However, this branch insignia is used only by Army officers - not Marine Corps officers. A Marine Corps officer, if wearing rank insignia, would wear full color metallic metal insignia on either collar point, as the subdued blackened rank insignia was not introduced to the Marine Corps until the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform, in distinctive MARPAT pattern, was introduced in 2002. See more »

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Gen. Quoc: Braddock! Braddock! Boogie Eye! Boogie Eye!
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Composed by Ron Bloom
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For TMF Communications
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Typical action film, but not bad
29 January 2002 | by (Hondo, Texas) – See all my reviews

Not a bad film for a shoot-'em-up. Suffers from the usual thin plot and lack of character development, but overall an entertaining movie. I would've liked to see more interaction between Braddock and his son; it would've given the story a little more depth to have the two talk a little more than they do. I mean, the boy has just seen his mother gunned down in front of him - it's hard to believe he would come to accept his father so quickly even given the circumstances. Of course, action is what this film is all about and, in that respect, it works!


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