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Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)

R | | Action | 12 June 1992 (USA)
Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rachel McLish ...
Anna
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Kleiss
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Leichman
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Palmer
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Horikoshi (as Sonny Chiba)
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Stockman
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Simms (as Mitch Ryan)
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Doyle
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Ames
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Crawford
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Tee Vee (as Phill Lewis)
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Escovez
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Chico (as Ray Mancini)
Inez Perez ...
Mrs. Del Prado
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Storyline

Chappy Sinclair is back. This time he tries to help a woman, whose South American village has been taken over by a former Nazi, who is now a cocaine dealer and who uses her village as his base of operations. She manages to escape and goes to the States and meets up with Chappy. When Chappy tries to get help from the Air Force, he discovers that the General he is speaking to, is the Nazi's partner. So, he along with three ageing pilots, take some vintage fighter planes and go there to try and help. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Four heroes from the past fight as one to protect the future. See more »

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Rated R for war violence | See all certifications »

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Aces  »

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$2,517,600 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Hardy Krüger turned down the Paul Freeman part See more »

Goofs

In at least 2 instances, enemy aircraft are shown on radar screens in the cockpit of the propeller aeroplanes. This is not possible, as there is nowhere to put a radar on a propeller aeroplane. See more »

Quotes

Tee Vee: [sees the bell has killed Escovez] Nice hat.
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Connections

Followed by Iron Eagle IV (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

I NEED YOU
Performed by The 49ers
Written by Pieradis Rossini, Gianfranco Bortolotti, Diego Leoni, Domenico Gallotti and Ivan Gechelle
Courtesy of 4th & B'Way/Island Records, Ltd.
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Slight Goofs
25 September 2004 | by (Detroit, MI) – See all my reviews

OK, guys. Lighten up. It's not THAT bad--and as another commenter said, it has Horst Buckholz (cf: "One, Two, Three," with Cagney, not to mention "The Magnificent Seven," for crying out loud!). Name me another great fly-boy shoot-em up fantasy flic that has United States Senator Fred Thompson AND Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini in it? Plus great warbird flying footage?

As an Air Force vet, a little boo-boo that stood out immediately to me: In scenes where Chappy (Lou Gossett's character) is in his "dress blue" Air Force uniform (eagles on the epaulets correctly indicating a colonel) he clearly has ENLISTED MAN'S (airmen and sergeants) "U.S." insignia on his lapels. It shows the "U.S." inside a ring. That's how it looks on an enlisted man's uniform. A colonel (an officer) would have just plain "U.S." without the circle around it. Have a look at his boss's (the general) lapels. He has the correct ones.


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