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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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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)

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$807,947 (USA)
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Trivia

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

Border Guard: [three men are shooting at birds with a machine gun, speaking Spanish, one of them sees McBain approach] Who are you?
Frank McBain: I'm the game warden.
Border Guard: What?
Frank McBain: Bird season's over, butthorn.
[kills the three men with a concealed uzi]
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Bird season's over, butthorn.
19 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film may be full of plot holes, and it may be cheesy, but as an 80s action flick, it sure is entertaining.

First, you have Gary Busey, fresh from his role as Joshua on Lethal Weapon. A one-man army (Can you say Rambo?), he manages to avoid the fire of numerous machine guns and win with his six shooter. He even faces a Russian General in one of those big bad helicopters that Rambo faced in Rambo II.

Also featuring Henry Silva, a man I love to hate in a movie.

But, the best of all, Danny Trejo. I would watch him paint a room. Too bad he doesn't last long.

Also featured was Lydie Denier, winner of a "Miss Legs International" pageant, but we didn't get to see those legs in her bathtub scene. We had to settle for the top half of Lydie. But, not to worry, she shows them later.

Bulletproof (Busey) heads to Mexico to rescue a prototype tank with the help of the last woman that wants to see him - Devon (Darlanne Fluegel). Of course, they make up. They whip the terrorists, the Mexicans, and the Russians. All in a day's work.


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