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Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)

R | | Action, War | 22 January 1988 (USA)
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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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$6,193,901 (USA)
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The scene in which Gen. Quoc oversees the torture of Col. Braddock runs just over eight uninterrupted minutes, thus making it one of the movies' longest bondage-and-torture scenes. 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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Littlejohn: Braddock! I'm warning you, don't step on any toes.
Col. James Braddock: I don't step on toes, Littlejohn, I step on necks.
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Follows Missing in Action (1984) See more »

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Freedom Again
Composed by Ron Bloom
Performed by Ron Bloom
For TMF Communications
Lead vocals by Lenny McDaniel
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So what if I'm a Chuck Norris Fan!
16 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

Hey, when Norris learns that she is still alive, HE GOES BACK FOR HER. That's gotta count for something in these days of throw-away relationships.

The final action scene is a touching "bonding" moment as father and son together take down the bad guy! I liked the intended, old-fashioned, "feel good" emotion!


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