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After his bombardier is killed, Jake Grafton, a carrier-based Intruder pilot, questions the purpose of Navy bombing missions. He finds an ally for his cynicism in Virgil Cole, a bombardier on his third tour of duty, and together they ponder the notion of one unsanctioned mission "downtown", to "Sam City" in North Vietnam. Written by
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Basil Poledouris had originally been scheduled to score Dances with Wolves (1990) but reluctantly dropped out to score this film for his close friend John Milius, with extremely damaging results to his career when he found himself suddenly unemployable at any studio making a picture with the then-hot Kevin Costner. To make matters worse, the film's release was delayed by nearly two years so he could have easily had time to score both films. See more »
When Cole is talking to the Sandy, he says "I'm popping smoke" and then he says "do it" - the Sandy pilot should have replied "I have Red (or whatever color) smoke" to confirm it was Cole's smoke - this was always done to ensure the smoke was not from an NVA or Vietcong as they often used captured US smoke grenades to try and dupe the aircraft into bombing the wrong area. The same error occurred when Grafton was putting out smoke for the rescue helicopter. See more »
[meeting the squadron for the first time]
I'm Lieutenant j.g. Jack Barlow.
Sit down, asshole!
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a film based on the last great TECHNO THRILLER books of the 80's and 90's.
The techno thriller has died. FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER was based on a realistic novel by real life A-6 pilot STEPHEN COONTS. The books (as most) was something i liked more than the film. This production is a adaptation to the book with only a few differences. Flight of the Intruder is the story of a A-6 crew who goes against orders and strikes NORTH VIETNAM in 1972 and the fallout of this AWOL raid. A fun and interesting looking air war film, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER is a must for fans of movies like BRIDGES OF TOKO-RI. This film should be viewed as classic "popcorn and coke" war movie fare. Fans of the book should keep in mind many times things translate differently in adaptations between books and celluloid and this film is no exception. Intruder is the last of the great so claled TECHNO THRILLER cold war spy books and action books (genre invovled everything from spys to jet fly boys to subs and so forth). The Genere of this film and the book based on it was popular in the republican inspired 1980's and 1990's (early 90's).
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