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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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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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'Joseph Zito', director of Missing in Action (1984) and Invasion U.S.A. (1985) originally was the director on Braddock: Missing In Action III. He and Chuck Norris had creative and personal differences and Aaron Norris, who was the second unit director, took over as director. See more »

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The signage seen in the Bangkok, Thailand scenes are written in Chinese characters. Also, the motor vehicles seen in the film are left-hand drive; vehicles sold in Thailand are right-hand drive. See more »

Quotes

Littlejohn: I warned you Braddock not to fuck with us.
Col. James Braddock: Don't try to stop me Littlejohn.
Littlejohn: You're stopped.
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Referenced in Post Traumatic: An American Nightmare (2009) See more »

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In Your Eyes
Composed by Ron Bloom
Performed by Ron Bloom
For TMF Communications
Lead vocals by Lenny McDaniel
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A little rehashed but not entirely bad
4 November 2002 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

In the wake of "Rambo 3" and a bunch of police action thrillers with Vietnam War veterans or references and homages to the war as well as the recent hits of Oliver Stone and Stanley Kubrick, "Braddock: Missing In Action 3" doesn't have a shot in accomplishing anything original since similar material has already been done way too many times before during the second half of the 1980's. However, Chuck Norris' starring role as the Vietnam War veteran who goes on another deadly mission to rescue more POW's prevents this film from being a complete downer but doesn't prevent it from becoming too routine.


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