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Navy Seals -- 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.

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Chuck Pfarrer (written by) and
Gary Goldman (written by)
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Release Date:
20 July 1990 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
America's top secret weapon. See more »
Plot:
While rescuing an American air crew captured by Mid-Eastern terrorists, Lieutenant Curran and his team... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Charlie Sheen ... Lt. Dale Hawkins

Michael Biehn ... Lt. James Curran

Joanne Whalley ... Claire Varrens (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)

Rick Rossovich ... Leary

Cyril O'Reilly ... Rexer

Bill Paxton ... Dane

Dennis Haysbert ... Graham

Paul Sanchez ... Ramos

Nicholas Kadi ... Ben Shaheed
Ronald G. Joseph ... Capt. Dunne (as Ron Joseph)

S. Epatha Merkerson ... Jolena
Gregory McKinney ... U.S. Helicopter Pilot (as Greg McKinney)

Rob Moran ... U.S. Helicopter Co-Pilot
Richard Venture ... Admiral Colker
Mark Carlton ... Jim Elmore
Ira Wheeler ... Warren Stinson
Ron Faber ... General Mateen
William Cort ... Elliott West (as Bill Cort)
Randy Hall ... Navy Seal #8
Duncan Smith ... EOD Officer
William Knight ... Submarine Captain
Nehme Fadlallah ... Ali
Marc Zuber ... Villa Hostage

Vic Tablian ... Terrorist

Nayef Rashed ... Latanya Captain (as Adam Hussein)
George Jackos ... Druze Fighter
Ian Tyler ... Shepherd
Michael Halphie ... Israeli Intelligence #1
Ezra Abraham ... Israeli Intelligence #2
John Pruitt ... Local TV Announcer

Tom Sean Foley ... Crewman C130

William Roberts ... Aircraft Carrier Officer
Michael Fitzpatrick ... Aircraft Carrier Officer

Cathryn de Prume ... Bartender

Titus Welliver ... Redneck in Bar
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Barckhoff ... Navy Petty Officer / Man in Restaurant (uncredited)

Ed Bishop ... Man with Woman in Restaurant (uncredited)
Russell Bobbitt ... Car Jacking Victim #1 (uncredited)
Curtis Bush ... Extra (uncredited)
Mike Butters ... Sgt. Baker (uncredited)
Joleen Neighbours ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

John Pycior ... Featured Extra (uncredited)
Jim Vines ... Terrorist, Thermal Image (uncredited)
Justin Wolfe ... Extra (uncredited)
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Directed by
Lewis Teague 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Chuck Pfarrer (written by) and
Gary Goldman (written by)

Produced by
Brenda Feigen .... producer
Bernard Williams .... producer (as Bernie Williams)
 
Original Music by
Sylvester Levay 
 
Cinematography by
John A. Alonzo (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Don Zimmerman 
 
Casting by
Sally Dennison 
Julie Selzer 
 
Production Design by
Guy J. Comtois 
Veronica Hadfield 
 
Set Decoration by
Debra Schutt 
Malcolm Stone 
 
Costume Design by
Brad R. Loman  (as Brad Loman)
 
Makeup Department
Teresa M. Austin .... hair department head
Lynne K. Eagan .... makeup artist (as Lynn Eagan)
Matthew W. Mungle .... makeup department head
Paquita Trench .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
David Anderson .... unit production manager
Angelica De Leon .... production manager
Paul A. Levin .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jan Sebastian Ballhaus .... second second assistant director
Frank Capra III .... second assistant director
Robert Carmichael .... second unit director
Bud Davis .... second unit director
Miguel Lima .... first assistant director: second unit
Kuki López Rodero .... first assistant director
Michael Weis .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Russell Bobbitt .... property master
David Brace .... lead man
William Dean .... props assistant
Billy Frank .... props
Graeme Purdy .... lead man
Tom Southwell .... conceptual artist
Gregory R. Wolf .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
George Berndt .... adr supervisor
Richard Burton .... foley editor
Greg Curda .... foley mixer
Gordon Davidson .... foley editor
Ken Dufva .... foley artist
Arnold Finkelstein .... sound effects recordist
Christopher Flick .... foley editor
Gregg Landaker .... sound re-recording mixer
John A. Larsen .... sound effects editor (as John Larson)
Kenneth C. Mantlo .... boom operator
Martin Maryska .... supervising sound editor
Michael Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Bob Newlan .... sound effects editor (as John Bob Newlan)
Rodger Pardee .... sound effects editor
Nancy Richardson .... foley editor
Hamilton Sterling .... foley editor
Peter Michael Sullivan .... sound effects editor (as Peter Sullivan)
Ed White .... sound mixer
Jay Wilkinson .... sound effects editor
Dennis Sprankel .... cable person (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Yves De Bono .... special effects
Garth Inns .... special effects
Roger Nichols .... senior technician
John Stears .... special effects
Brian Warner .... special effects
Simon Cockren .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Allen Blaisdell .... visual effects dp
Liz Radley .... video supervisor
 
Stunts
Jake Brake .... stunt performer
Eddie Braun .... stunt double: Mr. Sheen
Bud Davis .... stunt coordinator
Jack Gill .... stunts
Miguel Pedregosa .... stunt coordinator: Spanish crew
Dennis Scott .... stunts
Mark Stefanich .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richmond L. Aguilar .... gaffer
Wayne Baker .... underwater assistant camera
Michael Barnard .... camera operator: second unit
Robert Carmichael .... cinematographer: second unit
Paul Caven .... best boy
Jan M. Davis .... skydiving assistant camera
David Haycox .... camera operator
Douglas S. Holgate .... camera operator
Azmet Jah .... assistant camera
Norman Kent .... skydiving camera operator: aerial unit
Bob Marshak .... still photographer
Paul Modave .... focus puller
Patrick Murray .... underwater gaffer
J. Tad Newberry .... grip/electric
Vern Nobles .... first assistant camera
Pete Romano .... underwater camera operator
David Roth .... second assistant camera
Tom Sanders .... skydiving camera operator: aerial unit
Gregory W. Smith .... camera assistant
Rick A. West .... key grip
Gus Wing .... skydiving assistant camera
Craig W. Richards .... lighting technician (uncredited)
David P. Shannon .... electrician (uncredited)
J. Dan Wright .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mitchell Ray Kenney .... key costumer
L. Robert Stanfield .... wardrobe assistant (as Larry Robert Stanfield)
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Jeff Chaves .... colorist (digital color correction)
Paul Cichocki .... assistant editor
Dennis McNeill .... color timer
 
Music Department
Glen Ballard .... music producer
Jay Graydon .... music arranger
Daniel J. Johnson .... music editor
Steve Livingston .... supervising music editor
 
Other crew
David Barckhoff .... naval technical advisor
Charles Thomas Baxter .... location manager
David Blattel .... skydiver
William Bradley .... consultant
Jake Brake .... skydiver (as Jake Blake)
Walt Clayton .... underwater unit coordinator
Mike De Luna .... skydiver (as Mike De Luna)
Kevin Donnelly .... skydiver
Pedro Durán .... naval consultant: Spain
Dick 'Skip' Evans .... pilot: aerial team
Larry Ann Evans .... production secretary
Glory Fioramonti .... skydiver
Bruce A. Florman .... skydiver
Nan Garcia-Wood .... set medic: second unit
Michael Haynes .... skydiver
David Holmes .... skydiver
Craig Hosking .... helicopter pilot
Bill Johnson .... second unit coordinator
Jay Johnson .... main title design
Carol Juk .... production coordinator: spain
Joseph Brad Kluge .... assistant location manager
Nancy Lazarus .... location manager: re-shoots
Solomon J. LeFlore .... production financing
Jake Lombard .... skydiver (as Jack Lombard)
Roberto Lázaro .... projectionist: rushes
Michael Maxwell .... head chef
Cathy B. Miller .... skydiver
Chuck O'Keefe .... stand-in
Dale K. Patterson .... naval consultant
Sandy R. Reid .... skydiver
Myke Schwartz .... skydiver (as Myke S. Schwartz)
Jeff Senour .... pilot: Lear Jet
Robert Stahl .... skydiver
Jim Wallace .... skydiver
Robert A. Waltzer .... skydiver
Bonnie Weis .... assistant production accountant
Karl A. Wickman .... skydiver
Gary Wirth .... skydiver
Gene Witham .... technical advisor
Michelle Wright .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
James E. Brooks .... grateful acknowledgment (as Lieutenant James E. Brooks USN)
Michael T. Sherman .... acknowledgment (as Captain Michael T. Sherman)
 

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Runtime:
113 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Stereo (Dolby Stereo)
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Trivia:
When discovered by a terrorist who tries to speak to him, Hawkins shoots him without answering, then says, "Boring conversation. Leader, we're gonna have company!" imitating a similar line by Han Solo in Star Wars (1977).See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: After the SEALS jump from the plane and HALO into the water, there is a scene where two SEALS approach each other and give the thumbs-up sign. This is not a goof, but recreational divers may think it is. In recreational diving, thumbs up is almost always a sign which means "go up" (surface). Recreational divers circle their index and thumb with the other three fingers extended to show an OK sign. SEALS are not recreational divers and may use thumbs up as an OK sign.See more »
Quotes:
Hawkins:What's he saying?
Leary:Something about your mother.
[Hawkins lowers his gun and slightly alters his aim, hitting the terrorist directly in the forehead with a well-aimed shot]
Hawkins:NEVER talk about Mom...
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia (2009) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
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FAQ

Why are they called 'Seals'?
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23 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
Excellent Movie., 6 March 2002
Author: D. Jones from Maryland

Like the previous person's comments, this was like the "Top Gun" on the ground. He just forgot to also mention that it was also done in the Sea and in the Air. I feel that it was similar also to Chuck Norris' Delta Force; however, it was alot more realistic. Well, the actors in this film did a wonderful job of portraying the actions of the elite Navy SEAL teams. This movie should serve as a testament to the courage and valor displayed by all of the great Special Operations and Special Forces teams of the Armed Forces. The characters were really believable and the script was top-notch. Those who are from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia (like myself) will definitely notice many of the stateside locales. You could definitely watch this movie over and over again! It definitely provides a boost of adrenaline to all couch potatoes and action junkies, not to mention any of those who have either served in the military or were born in military households like myself!

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