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Bulletproof (1988)

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A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.

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Capt. Devon Shepard
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Miles Blackburn
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Russian Major (as Bill Smith)
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Gen. Gallo
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Capt. Briggs
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Tracy
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Camilo (as Ramon Franco)
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Pantaro (as Juan Fernandez)
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A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Drama | Romance

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4 March 1988 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

A prueba de balas  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$807,947 (USA)
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The same T-72 tank and ZSU-23-4 anti-aircraft gun used by the terrorists were also featured in Red Dawn (1984) and Rambo III (1988). See more »

Goofs

When the Thunderblast tank rotates its turret, the columns holding up its barrel suddenly disappear. See more »

Quotes

Frank McBain: [holding gun on Pantaro] What's the password?
Pantaro: [holding hands up] Thunderblast!
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A lethal combination of bad casting and bad script.
18 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, the one thing this movie got right was this: if you're going to have annoying characters, you should cast annoying actors. In fact, if casting annoying actors in the roles of annoying characters was a science, this film perfected it. Sure, it's happened in other films, but this one sets the standard to a record breaking low.

Gary Busey as an action hero? Seriously? I don't think he'd even be believable as an extra walking down the street in the background. Yet they give him the lead role. And Henry Silva as the mean Colonel helps kicks it down another notch, putting the believability somewhere below a Sid and Marty Krofft "made for TV" variety show.

Just watching 60 seconds of Busey trying to act is unbearable. Even worse, Busey trying to actually pull off the role as an indestructible action hero… that plays the saxophone? Then throw in Henry Silva? Were they trying to induce vomiting?

As unbelievable as it is, the storyline is even worse than the acting and casting. It's as if somebody was rummaging through the dumpster behind the set of The Six Million Dollar Man and found a script that the producer rejected, wiped his butt with and threw in the trash.


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