Up 113,918 this week

Battle Gear (1991)
"Field of Fire" (original title)

 -  Action | Adventure | War  -  22 April 1992 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 56 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 2 critic

Sergeant Thomas Duncan takes his men behind enemy lines to recover a secret government fighter copter and its pilot, a secret weapon all his own. But once stationed in the dense jungle ... See full summary »


0Check in

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 162 titles
created 31 Oct 2011
a list of 203 titles
created 08 May 2012
a list of 2601 titles
created 14 Oct 2012
a list of 143 titles
created 02 Jun 2013
list image
a list of 39 titles
created 11 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Battle Gear" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Battle Gear (1991)

Battle Gear (1991) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Battle Gear.


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

"The Lost Command," a bunch of notorious renegades, terrorize South Vietnam, forcing Sgt. Zack Skinner, HQ's best man to hunt down the Command to stop its killing spree.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Stars: David Anderson, Tony Beso, Brett Baxter Clark
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

The Future is now. There are no rules and no place to hide from the deadly Highway Warriors who ravage the roads in machines of destruction.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Stars: Gary Watkins, Laura Banks, Lynda Wiesmeier
Kill Zone (1993)
Action | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

An American colonel will pay any price to defeat the Viet Cong. When his unauthorized fighting force in Cambodia is discovered, he becomes a one man army, fighting a war of his own for a ... See full summary »

Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Stars: David Carradine, Tony Dorsett, Rob Youngblood
Double Trouble I (1992)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Muscle-bound twins try to smash a jewel smuggling ring.

Director: John Paragon
Stars: Peter Paul, David Paul, Roddy McDowall
Action | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

This war's in your own backyard. Violent warfare erupts in Northern California when Vietnam vet Deacon Porter reassembles his Combat Strike Force to avenge the death of a commanding officer.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Stars: Rick Hill, Katt Shea, Terrence O'Hara
Doble kara (1978)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Stars: Rudy Fernandez, Rey Malonzo, Beth Bautista
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

In a bleak, postnuclear future world, warring factions struggle to claim the Equalizer 2000, the one weapon powerful enough to guarantee survival.

Director: Cirio H. Santiago
Stars: Richard Norton, Corinne Wahl, Robert Patrick
Water Wars (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  

Catastrophic war, destroyed ecosystem, brink of extinction. War for the most valuable treasure of the time: water.

Directors: Cirio H. Santiago, Jim Wynorski
Stars: Alvin Anson, Beau Ballinger, Monica Leigh


Credited cast:
Joe Mari Avellana ...
Capt. Phat
Don Barnes ...
Gen. Corman
Tonichi Fructuoso ...
Sgt. Duncan
Ken Metcalfe ...
Charles Gray
Jim Moss ...
Archie Ramirez ...
Capt. Thuy
Ruben Ramos ...
Maj. Ho
David Anthony Smith ...
Lt. Reynolds
Henry Strzalkowski ...
José Torres ...
Sgt. Tho
Scott Utley ...
Joseph Zucchero ...
Maj. Terry


Sergeant Thomas Duncan takes his men behind enemy lines to recover a secret government fighter copter and its pilot, a secret weapon all his own. But once stationed in the dense jungle brush of Vietnam, their radio goes out all hope of contacting their home base is out, and it is up to Duncan and his men to get to the hook up point by the agreed time. A traitor in the home camp is sending messages to the enemy side; Duncan must hurry! Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Action | Adventure | War


R | See all certifications »





Release Date:

22 April 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Battle Gear  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


See  »

Did You Know?


David Carradine's character is named "Gen. Corman", after B-movie mogul Roger Corman, director Cirio H. Santiago's longtime business partner. See more »


Sgt. Duncan: It's your life. I can't teach you the bush over night.
See more »


Edited into Kill Zone (1993) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

This is better than Terminator 2 and Hard Target combined!
14 April 1999 | by (Mt. Olive, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Gosh! How come nobody in my town has seen this masterpiece? Probably 'cause it's too hard to find. Either way, I have taped it off of HBO and love every minute of it. It was actually the second or third movie I had in my collection of over 2,000 videos. And it's still the best action movie I've ever seen, or at least that I can think of. Everybody's always complaining about action movies not having enough action. That's not true with this one...95% action and 5% talking. It still has a plot, too. Here it goes: Major Ironhand goes down during a firefight and he parachutes down with his buddy. So this airforce guy battles some Viet Cong soldiers until a special-forces team of six guys arrives. They battle about 200 of the enemies to rescue him, but then they gotta get him out. Another 200 army dudes are out there, even though Santiago uses the same extras over and over. No problem, though; the squibs are abundant, the music is riveting, the dialogue ain't too shabby, and the action, of course, is non-stop. The ending is tremendous, having more shootouts than Hollywood can offer. My only complaint: David Carradine is limited to a small role, but besides, he saves the day! Jimmy T. is my favorite character, too. Dramatic stuff there. Cirio Santiago, you rule! Thanks, man, for making the greatest action movie of all-time. Platoon sucks compared to this.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Battle Gear (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: