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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Stephen Coonts (novel)
Robert Dillon (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
18 January 1991 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The only thing they can count on is each other.
Plot:
In the Vietnam War, a bereaved US Navy A-6 Intruder tactical bomber pilot schemes with a hardened veteran to make an unauthorized air strike on Hanoi itself. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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a film based on the last great TECHNO THRILLER books of the 80's and 90's. See more (37 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Danny Glover ... Cmdr. Frank 'Dooke' Camparelli

Willem Dafoe ... Lt. Cmdr. Virgil 'Tiger' Cole

Brad Johnson ... Lt. Jake 'Cool Hand' Grafton

Rosanna Arquette ... Callie Joy

Tom Sizemore ... Boxman

J. Kenneth Campbell ... Lt. Cmdr. 'Cowboy' Parker
Jared Chandler ... Lt. (j.g.) Jack 'Razor' Barlow

Dann Florek ... Lt. Cmdr. Mad Jack / Doc

Madison Mason ... C.A.G.

Ving Rhames ... CPO Frank McRae

Christopher Rich ... Lt. Morgan 'Morg' McPherson

Douglas Roberts ... Guffy
Scott N. Stevens ... Hardesty (as Scott Newton Stevens)
Justin Williams ... Lt. Sammy Lundeen

John Corbett ... Big Augie

Adam Nelson ... Little Augie
Adam Biesk ... Librarian

Reb Brown ... Air Boss
Peter Sherayko ... Clerk

J. Patrick McNamara ... Admiral
David Glyn Price ... Admiral
James O'Neel ... New Guy
Hugo Napier ... Newsman

David Schwimmer ... Duty Officer

Richard Fancy ... Intelligence Captain

Rick Dano ... Fighter Pilot Drunk
Mike Jolly ... Merchant Thug
Tom Kriss ... Merchant Thug
Jeff O'Haco ... Merchant Thug
Grove E. Johnson ... Bartender - 'Skipper'
Jonnie C. Pangyarihan Sr. ... Filipino taxi driver
Duane Matthews ... Jack 'Hammer' Johnson
Eddie Badiang ... Cole's Killer
Minh Huu Do ... Pathet Lao Soldier
Brian Khaw ... NVA Officer
Akio Mitamura ... Sniper (as Dr. Akio Mitamura)
Alison Furrevig ... Sallie
Connie B. Canales ... Hooker
Ernie Seliceo ... Thug
Ken Wright ... Aide
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bob Bergen ... Additional Voices (voice) (uncredited)

Fred Dalton Thompson ... Court-Martial Captain (uncredited)

Directed by
John Milius 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Stephen Coonts (novel)

Robert Dillon (screenplay) and
David Shaber (screenplay)

Produced by
Brian E. Frankish .... executive producer (as Brian Frankish)
Lis Kern .... associate producer
Mace Neufeld .... producer
Ralph Winter .... co-executive producer
Robert Rehme .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Basil Poledouris 
 
Cinematography by
Fred J. Koenekamp (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Steve Mirkovich 
Carroll Timothy O'Meara 
Peck Prior 
 
Production Design by
Jack T. Collis 
 
Art Direction by
Albert Heschong  (as E. Albert Herschong)
 
Set Decoration by
Mickey S. Michaels 
 
Makeup Department
Jeff Dawn .... makeup artist
Wes Dawn .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
D. Scott Easton .... unit production manager
Brian E. Frankish .... unit production manager (as Brian Frankish)
Conrad Irving .... production manager: second unit (as Conrad Paul Irving)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Albert Cho .... second second assistant director
Steve Danton .... first assistant director
Conrad Irving .... first assistant director: second unit (as Conrad Paul Irving)
Terry Leonard .... second unit director (as Terry J. Leonard)
Bob Lewis .... second assistant director: second unit
Marge Piane .... dga trainee
Barry K. Thomas .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
John Alvin .... poster artist
Craig B. Ayers Sr. .... greensman
Jeff Clark .... sign writer
Dennis DeWaay .... construction coordinator
Mark Fenlason .... leadman
Mark Fenlason .... model maker
Joseph E. Hubbard .... set designer
Jack Johnson .... illustrator
Richard Franklyn Mays .... set designer
Nick Navarro .... set designer (as Nick S. Navarro)
Dennis J. Parrish .... property master
Fred Seibly .... signwriter (uncredited)
D.A. Zingelewicz .... location foreman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Behle .... sound recordist
Fred J. Brown .... supervising sound editor
Anne Couk .... first assistant sound editor
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Joe Kenworthy .... sound mixer: second unit
Robert J. Litt .... sound re-recording mixer
Greg P. Russell .... sound re-recording mixer
Michele Sharp .... sound editor
Jack Solomon .... sound mixer
Elliot Tyson .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim Webb .... sound recordist
Bernard Weiser .... sound editor
Marshall Winn .... sound editor
Jack Keller .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Lloyd A. Buswell .... gang boss
John Cassel .... special effects technician
Lawrence Decker .... special effects assistant
Tamar Dick .... special effects artist
R.J. Hohman .... special effects technician
Wayne Kosky .... grip: special effects unit
Joe Lombardi .... special effects coordinator
Paul J. Lombardi .... special effects supervisor (as Paul Lombardi)
Steve Sanders .... model maker: miniatures
Jimmy Thomson .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
William L. Arance .... airbrush artist
Greg Aronowitz .... model maker
Craig Barron .... visual effects supervisor: Matte World
Harold Buchman .... digital artist
Bill Coffin .... visual effects
Chris Dawson .... visual effects animation camera operator
Chris Dawson .... visual effects animator
Krystyna Demkowicz .... executive in charge of production: Matte World
Tim Donahue .... visual effects art director: Introvision
Peter Farson .... technical director
Charles Gibson .... visual effects
Steve Hyde .... visual effects artist
Richard Kilroy .... model maker
Michael Lawler .... visual effects cameraman
Kevin Scott Mack .... model painter
Rob Maine .... motion control animation camera
Alan McFarland .... miniature effects lighting: Sessums Engineering
John P. Mesa .... visual effects cameraman
William Mesa .... visual effects supervisor
Aung Min .... digital artist: Rhythm & Hues Inc
Steve R. Moore .... visual effects editor
Michael Pangrazio .... matte artist supervisor
Dennis Rogers .... first assistant camera: Sessums VFX Unit
Issy Shabtay .... visual effects coordinator
Joseph Thomas .... animation cameraman
Mark Vargo .... visual effects producer
Christopher Dusendschon .... animation supervisor: INTROVISION (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... vistavision camera operator: INTROVISION (uncredited)
Michael Okuda .... additional animation (uncredited)
Michael Tigar .... digital artist (uncredited)
Matthew Yuricich .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bobby Aldridge .... stunt performer
Perry Barndt .... stunts
Troy Brown .... stunts
R.J. Chambers .... stunts
Phil Chong .... stunts
Jay Cullin .... stunt pilot
Colin C.L. Fong .... stunts
Steve Hinton .... stunts
Steven Ito .... stunts
Terry Jackson .... additional stunt double: Brad Johnson
Terry Leonard .... stunt coordinator
Will Leong .... utility stunts
Kent W. Luttrell .... stunt rigger
Jerry Meyers .... stunt Parachutist
John-Clay Scott .... stunts
Oliver Theess .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Mark Travis .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert L. Blatman .... assistant camera
David Canestro .... grip
Frank Detone Jr. .... grip
Tim Dunford .... assistant camera
William E. Fitch .... grip
Norman Lang .... electrician
Bruce McBroom .... still photographer
Michael A. McFadden .... rigging grip
Bo Miller .... key grip
David B. Nowell .... photography: second unit
Paul M. Pollard .... camera operator
Gary D. Scott .... first assistant camera: second unit
Carl A. Vidnic .... electrician
Michael D. Weldon .... first assistant camera
Earl C. Williman .... gaffer: second unit
Leonard Romie .... electrician (uncredited)
Gary Stark .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
David Glanzer .... location casting
Jimmy Jue .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
George L. Little .... costume supervisor
Mark Peterson .... key costumer
Lew Richard .... assistant wardrobe & technical advisor (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Timothy Alverson .... assistant editor
Jeff Chaves .... colorist (digital color correction)
Sam Citron .... assistant editor
Richard Currie .... assistant film editor
John Lafferty .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Tim Boyle .... score mixer
George Doering .... musician
Charles Martin Inouye .... music editor
Norman Ludwin .... musician (bass)
Mark McKenzie .... orchestrator
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
 
Transportation Department
Randy Peters .... transportation coordinator
Candace Wells .... transportation captain
Gina August .... driver (uncredited)
Mitch Friedman .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Bob Bergen .... voice: special vocal effects
Jim Box .... aerial consultant
James E. Brooks .... technical advisor: Navy (as Lieutenant James E. Brooks)
Kathy Day .... assistant: Mr. Neufeld
Thomas R. Harmon .... aerial consultant
Steve Hinton .... aerial coordinator
Steve Hinton .... pilot
Craig Hosking .... helicopter pilot
Jerry Irvine .... rocket effects
Carol Keith .... assistant production coordinator
Clay Lacy .... aerial unit coordinator
David R. Lawson .... medic
Robert H. Lemer .... key location manager
David Mesloh .... modelmaker
Stuart Neumann .... location manager
Ron Pinkard .... technical advisor
Trudy Ramirez .... script supervisor (as Trudy G. Ramirez)
Ross Reynolds .... helicopter pilot
Michael Roberts .... production accountant
Samuel Lee Sayers .... technical consultant (as Captain Samuel Lee Sayers)
Debbie Schwab .... production coordinator
Burton Sharp .... adr group coordinator
Michael T. Sherman .... technical advisor: Navy
Gene Witham .... technical advisor
Bill Young Jr. .... aerial consultant
 

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115 min
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Trivia:
This film was filmed partly on the USS INDEPENDENCE CV-62. It went out for two weeks of filming in November of 1989.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: During the Ironhand flight, the weapons under the Intruder go from Shrike missiles, to bombs, then back to missiles.See more »
Quotes:
Boxman:[preparing to go into Po City] Preflight, kid: money?
Razor:Yeah, I got some.
Boxman:Prophylactics?
Razor:I got two!
Boxman:Oh yeah? I always carry twenty-six myself.
[Razor giggles]
Boxman:That's not a joke!
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
a film based on the last great TECHNO THRILLER books of the 80's and 90's., 10 March 2002
Author: shadowreviewer

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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