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Into the Sun (1992)

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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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 But then he's withdrawn from the patrol and gets the order to lead the actor Tom Slade around on their base and explain him everything: The popular star wants to get "the feeling" for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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Action | Comedy

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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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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

The Air Force does not allow fighter pilots to fly planes if they need corrective lenses/contacts. See more »

Quotes

Lt. DeCarlo: When in doubt, whip it out.
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Edited from Iron Eagle (1986) See more »

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Tell Me No Lies
Written by Joe La Greca, Joseph Marandola and Denis Lepage
Performed by Alma Faye Brooks (as Alma Raye Brooks)
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It's fun
15 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

The way I feel it, "Into the Sun" consists of two partly separated parts. The first part is a drama/comedy-part, where we are introduced to the characters and where the plot starts. The unlucky Captain Paul Watkins has too take care of a rather self-loving actor called Tom Slade, who's going to learn about the life of military pilots. Even though this part of the movie is a bit entertaining, it's not what you're waiting for in a movie like this. Luckily, lots of action kicks in in the second part of the movie. That was what I had been waiting for. The action is surprisingly good for a movie like this, even if it's standard B-action with lots of explosions and evil bad guys getting asskicked.


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