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While rescuing an American air crew captured by Mid-Eastern terrorists, Lieutenant Curran and his team of Navy SEALs discover evidence that the terrorists have come into possession of ... See full summary »

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Claire Varrens (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)
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Leary
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Ben Shaheed
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Capt. Dunne (as Ron Joseph)
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Jim Elmore
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While rescuing an American air crew captured by Mid-Eastern terrorists, Lieutenant Curran and his team of Navy SEALs discover evidence that the terrorists have come into possession of dangerous high-tech weapons. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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When danger is its own reward, there are men who will go anywhere, dare anything, they're Navy Seals, an elite fighting force who don't know how to loose. See more »


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20 July 1990 (USA)  »

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Comando Imbatível  »

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$25,069,101 (USA)
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Trivia

'Chief Dave' one of several real-life SEALs who would later play themselves in the film 'Act of Valor' cites this film as his first introduction to the world of SEALs and inspired him to join them. See more »

Goofs

When Hawkins jumps off the bridge, Curran backs up his Jeep to toss the shirt over the bridge. He gets up to the camera and the passenger side taillight lens is clearly broken off. In the next scene where the men leave the church, Hawkins gets dropped off and the guys leave in the Jeep, with the taillight intact. Since Hawkins gets dropped off soaking wet, and since Curran had to get ready for the wedding, there was no time to get the light fixed. The broken taillight reappears as Curran arrives at the restaurant. See more »

Quotes

Curran: Why'd you leave the doorway? Were you looking for a rush, a little rush? Well, I hope you got it. Because you just toasted a man you put in his grave.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mighty Jack (1991) See more »

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Hangin' on My Hip
Written by Bruce Turgon / Lou Gramm
Produced by Peter Wolf
Performed by Lou Gramm
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A very watchable action movie
30 August 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, I'll try to comment mostly on the music cause enough has been said about this movie. I think it's a very watchable action movie (despite some flaws). Yes, it's not too realistic, but such a movie would most probably be boring (check how it worked out in The Finest Hour). Yes, it's not too deep, but come on, which action movie is (e.g. what's so deep about characters in Die Hard? nobody complains about that and they shouldn't)? Please take into consideration some other action movie involving the SEALS e.g. The Rock - the unwatchable Michael Bay/Nicholas Cage exploding blockbuster escapade which somehow has over 7.0 rating.

The most positive thing about this movie are the great action scenes which look pretty realistic (the gunfights in Beirut, for example). Nice use of the camera (although it looks a bit 'TV' in some places) and very authentic looking scenery (with some nice details, e.g. like that destroyed Israeli M113 in the background).

But the amazing thing is (personally) one of the best music scores in an action movie ever (which unfortunately I can't seem to find anywhere). I mean, Sylvester Levy really did his job right. Every time they head for action, they are followed by excellent instrumental scores which give this film and the scenery much more depth (my favorite one plays when they are running for the shore). Unbelievably good.

So, must have seen it a couple of dozen times and still like to watch it for the above reasons. It's not a deep movie, just good war action and great music. I enjoy(ed) it. Maybe you will, too. Personally, I'd rate it as 6, objectively at 5, IMDb 7 at least (should have more since atrocities like The Rock get 7.3 average).


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