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A fighter pilot is reluctantly paired with a Hollywood actor who's researching a role, but are then forced to team up for real after being shot down and thrust into combat.

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Maj. Goode (as Deborah Maria Moore)
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Dragon
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Ted Davis ...
Yosef
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Raffe ...
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Pilot Paul Watkins is stationed in the Mediterranean area to fly patrol and to protect the air space from the expansion tendencies of an Arabian country. But then he's withdrawn from the patrol and gets the order to lead the actor Tom Slade around on their base and explain him everything: The popular star wants to get "the feeling" for his next movie. Paul is less than thrilled with this task, although he's impressed by Slade's talent. During a sample flight they get right into an air combat and into the enemy's land. Now they can show who's more of a fighter... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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At Mach 2, you have two choices; win or die.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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31 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fantasztikus pilóták  »

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$641,886 (USA)
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Goofs

Watkins and Slade are not strapped into the cockpit of the Mirage they are flying when they perform the head-on barrel-roll with Dragon; there is no way they could have remained in control of the plane or remained seated. See more »

Quotes

Lt. DeCarlo: When in doubt, whip it out.
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References Lawrence of Arabia (1962) See more »

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You're Lookin' at Country
Written by Loretta Lynn
Performed by Chaille Percival
Produced by David Feinman
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A Fun Action-Comedy !
7 June 2003 | by (Bewyn, PA. USA) – See all my reviews

I rated this a "9" because my criteria in judging a movie are adjusted to its genre; and as an action-comedy I felt it approached a Harrison Ford type comedy, which I rate as "10"

Acting was realistic, photography great, and we even got a bid of sermonizing (how a fighter's discipline works against his ability to be confidential about his feelings).

Deborah Maria Moore was a nice bit of frosting on the cake.

If you're not jaded as a movie critic, and like light comedy and air force action see this one!


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