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Navy Seals (1990)

An elite Navy Seals unit set out to locate and destroy a stockpile of US-built Stinger missiles that have fallen into terrorist hands.

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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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Despite those named in the credits, the film went through another draft by Kevin Jarre. In one draft, Hawkins (Charlie Sheen) sacrifices himself to rescue Curran (Michael Biehn), who ends up with the love interest. In another version, Curran is killed off rescuing some kids, and Hawkins and Claire Varrens (Joanne Whalley) are left to mourn his passing. Also in one of those drafts, Curran is an accomplished boxer who squares off in a fight with Hawkins, who's into karate. The golf sequence in the film was a concession when the film's leads objected to a Top Gun (1986)-style scene with knife-throwing contests and bikini bimbos. See more »

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When the team jumps out of the plane at the beginning of their mission it is clear that they're all wearing ground combat gear, as can be seen from the first shots of the free-fall. However, when they splash down they're all wearing scuba gear. See more »

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Curran: [to Claire as they watch Hawkins kiss the glass from inside the dive tank] Let's leave before he presses something else on the glass!
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Written by Jim Cuddy / Greg Keelor
Produced by Terry Brown
Performed by Blue Rodeo
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. / WEA Music of Canada
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Mindless but Entertaining Action Flick
21 April 2003 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

This is a rah-rah, gung-ho actioner and as long as that's what you're looking for, you'll have a good time watching this fast-paced story of the white hats versus the black hats.

Sheen, Biehn, Whalley, Kadi, and Paxton do workmanlike jobs with stereotypical roles. The plot is all formula but treated in a slightly unusual way and the action sequences are excellent. U.S. Navy SEALS (The good guys) stumble on a cache of weapons in the hands of mideastern terrorists (the bad guys.) The first attempt to get the goods fails, and in the process of tracking down the cache, everybody's best buddy dies (see if you can guess who THAT would be!) There are more tragic deaths before the finale, which, of course, includes hand-to-hand combat between boss baddie and our hero.

This is very definitely a promo for the U.S. Navy, with terrific shots of U.S. weapons, heroic depictions of our boys in action, and simple, demonized baddies. But if that kind of thing sets you off, it should be pretty obvious that this is not the film for you!


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