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Fire Birds (1990)

 -  Action | Adventure  -  25 May 1990 (USA)
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Jake Preston
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Brad Little
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Billie Lee Guthrie
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Sharon Geller (as Illana Shoshan)
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The U.S. Government is willing to help any country that requires help in ridding themselves of drugs with support from the Army. Unfortunately, the drug cartels have countered that offer by hiring one of the best air-combat mercenaries and have armed him with a Scorpion attack helicopter. The army decides to send in it's best people from it's Apache Air Combat school. But first they have to be taught how to fly air-to-air combat missions Written by Michael O'Keefe <epamok@epa.ericsson.se>

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The best just got better.

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Action | Adventure

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Aguilas de fuego  »

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$14,760,451 (USA)
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Trivia

K. Monty Jordan, one of the stunt team was actually a real US Army helicopter pilot in Viet Nam and retired as a Colonel after Desert Storm. See more »

Goofs

During the final battle with Stoller, Jake and his Apache are directly behind Stoller's Scorpion. However, the impacts from the Hydra rockets are squarely on the side of the Scorpion if it were perpendicular to the Apache. See more »

Quotes

Brad Little: Rules of engagement: one, whoever sees the other person first is the winner; two, whoever gets seen first is toast.
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It was a good try......
3 January 1999 | by (Phoenix, AZ) – See all my reviews

This movie should have been good. But it wasn't. With both Tommy Lee Jones and Nicolas Cage, you would expect great things. But you don't get them. The part of Billie was terribly miscast. The special effects during flights were good but towards the end when the camp is bombed, it looks too much like special effects. I got no sense of realism at all. I would only recommend this incredibly slow moving movie when either you have seen everything else in the rental place or your only other choice is Spice World.


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