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The Heroes (1988)

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Donald Davidson
Briony Behets ...
Alice
John Bonney ...
Rear Admiral
Tom Considine ...
Captain Sam Carey
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Joe Jones
Jason Donovan ...
Happy Huston
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Bill Reynolds
Don Halbert ...
Moss Berryman
John Hargreaves ...
Ted Carse
Wayne Scott Kermond ...
Boof Marsh
Bill Kerr ...
Paddy McDowell
Timothy Lyn ...
Taffy Morris
Mark McAskill ...
Poppa Falls
Christopher Morsley ...
Bob Page
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Ivan Lyon
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The code name for this particular mission was: "Operation Jaywick". See more »

Quotes

Paddy McDowell: [referring to a broken-down Japanese fishing boat] They should have given it back to the *Japs*!
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The end credits state that a year after Operation Jaywick, Ivan Lyon led another attack on Singapore by submarine. Lyon and those who accompanied him died. They included Donald Davision, Bob Page, Poppa Falls,Happy Huston and Boof Marsh. See more »

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Followed by Heroes II: The Return (1991) See more »

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A really grand war movie which seems to be unavailable.
26 January 1999 | by (Rio Grande City, TX) – See all my reviews

I watched this on TV years ago and have been searching without success to find a copy ever since. It involves a ragtag group of servicemen sneaking undercover, via a rickety old boat, into Japanese controlled waters to stage night raids by canoe. The movie moves at an appropriate pace and includes just enough humor and family relationships to provide some relief to the increasing intensity of the suspenseful action. The plot is inventive and the casting excellent.


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