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Nam Angels (1989)

 -  Action | Adventure | War  -  7 July 1989 (USA)
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Lt. Vance Calhoun takes on a dangerous rescue mission of American P.O.W.s in the treacherous Darloc Valley in Vietnam. His only chance to escape is with the help of five young, fearless ... See full summary »

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Calhoun
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Chard
Kevin Duffis ...
Hickman
Rick Dean ...
Larger
Mark Venturini ...
Bonelli
Jeff Griffith ...
Carmody
Romy Diaz ...
Turko
Ken Metcalfe ...
Gen. Donipha
Archie Adamos ...
Trinh
Eric Hahn ...
Morey
Tonichi Fructuoso ...
Sherayko
Frederick Bailey ...
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Lea Navarro ...
Mai
Ruben Ramos
Geronimo Holandez
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Lt. Vance Calhoun takes on a dangerous rescue mission of American P.O.W.s in the treacherous Darloc Valley in Vietnam. His only chance to escape is with the help of five young, fearless soldiers on motorcycles. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Angeli della vendetta  »

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According to Beverly Gray's book "Roger Corman: An Unauthorized Life", the Hell's Angels insignia worn by the characters in the film was an exact replica of the trademarked one used by the real Angels. As a result, Roger Corman (whose company released the movie in the U.S.) was forced to pay the group unspecified damages for copyright infringement and tarnishing the Angels' "stellar reputation". See more »

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Rambo on a Hog!
3 March 2005 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

I can't make up my mind - this is either the best biker film I've ever seen or the best Vietnam War movie I've ever seen. It is certainly the most extreme of both genres ever committed to celluloid. Nam Angels is about a soldier who visits a brothel in Vietnam (during the war) and recruits members of the Hell's Angels biker gang into his army. Their mission: to steal ten million dollars of Vietnamese gold, and free two American P.O.W.'s. Why is hell is the Hell Angels in Vietnam? – who cares?! Vernon Wells (star of The Road Warrior and Commando) plays a Colonel Walter E. Kurtz kind of character who has captured the American P.O.W.'s. This is a fast paced and fun war movie that comes highly recommended.


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