General Chappy Sinclair assembles a joint U.S.- Soviet strike team to take out a rogue middle eastern nuclear base.

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Edward Strappman
Douglas Sheldon ...
Sergei Demitriev
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Chappy Sinclair is called to gather together a mixed Soviet/U.S. strike force that will perform a surgical strike on a massively defended nuclear missile site in the Middle East. Chappy finds that getting the Soviet and U.S. Pilots to cooperate is only the most minor of his problems as he discovers someone in the Pentagon is actively sabotaging his mission. As they begin their assault, Chappy finds that a nuclear strike has been ordered should they fail, which will catch his forces on the ground next to ground zero. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Iron Eagle II: The Battle Beyond the Flag  »

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$10,497,324 (USA)
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The death of Doug Masters in this film was retconned in 'Iron Eagle IV' into him ejecting and subsequently being locked away in a Russian prison for years. See more »

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The Soviet BMP-5's are actually M113 armored personnel carriers with a mock turret and missile rack added on. See more »

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Yuri Lebanov: There is no dignity for a pilot in being grounded, Captain. That is something for sure, that I know. You see, a comrade of mine was once great pilot. Now, he sits forever in wheelchair. Shells from your F-16 have chained him to it. As you have thought, I was there. But, my missile did NOT kill your friend. It was unfortunate day for all of us. Both sides were foolish. For that, I am sorry.
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Bad for the stomach
20 February 2000 | by (Karlstad, Sweden) – See all my reviews

The first film was so-so, and the sequel is rock-bottom. Never mind the fact that they try to pass F-4 Phantoms for MiGs (and MiG-29s at that!), it's the entire idea that the US and Soviet would cooperate in a military operation to knock out a nuclear missile plant (and what the hell is THAT if I may ask?) in an arab country. The Soviet Union would probably have struck back at the US for doing it...

This film sucks.


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