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White Ghost (1988)

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An M.I.A. US soldier nicknamed White Ghost lives in hiding in the jungles of communist Vietnam. The US army finds out about him and sends a black ops team to rescue him. However, the team is lead by a man who wants White Ghost dead.

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Steve Shepard
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Thi Hau
Martin Hewitt ...
Waco
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Capt. Walker
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Maj. Cross
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Camp commander
Karl Johnson ...
Brownie
Frank Notaro ...
Skinner
Graham Clark ...
Doc
Oliver Ngwenya ...
A.J. (as Olivier Ngwenya)
Brian O'Shaughnessy ...
Enrlich
Len Sparrowhawk ...
Edmund P. Andrews
Joe Stewardson ...
Gen. Stafford
Robert Haber ...
Travis
Richard Cox ...
Secretary of state
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An M.I.A. US soldier nicknamed White Ghost lives in hiding in the jungles of communist Vietnam. The US army finds out about him and sends a black ops team to rescue him. However, the team is lead by a man who wants White Ghost dead.

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vietnam | rescue | mia | helicopter | explosion | See more »

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July '72. Vietnam. Lt. Steve Shepard missing in action. Presumed dead...15 years later he's still there. See more »

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Action | Adventure | War

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18 November 1988 (Portugal)  »

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Fehér szellem  »

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Poorly made "Rambo" clone
2 March 2012 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

When you think about an ex-American soldier from the Vietnam war raging havoc in that country in the 1980s a la "Rambo", it is very unlikely that the first actor someone would picture in the role would be William Katt. Yet here he is in one of the biggest miscasting decisions I've seen in a movie for a long time. Seeing him act like Rambo does occasionally bring in some amusement, but that's about all the entertainment value "White Ghost" has. Although shot in Zimbabwe(!), the jungle locations are badly chosen, making the movie look like it was shot in the wilds of Florida. These locations and the actors are almost entirely shot with the cheap technique of having everything close to the camera. The action sequences are routine at best, and the story and characters we have seen in dozens of other movies before. If you come across a dusty copy in a thrift store, it's best to leave it alone and move to something else.


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