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Fifty/Fifty (1992)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  26 February 1993 (USA)
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Two bickering mercenaries are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictator.

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Jake Wyer
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Sam French
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Martin Sprue
Ramona Rahman ...
Suleta
Kay Tong Lim ...
Akhantar
Dom Magwili ...
General Bosavi
Azmil Mustapha ...
Colonel Kota
Dharma Harun Al-Rashid ...
Sentul
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Jamik
Rohmat Juraimi ...
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Ursula Martin ...
Liz Powell
Sharudeen Tamby ...
Colonel Seng
M. Rasuli ...
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Kenji Sevai ...
Helmsman
Ismail Bin Raimli ...
Elephant Man
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Two bickering mercenaries are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictator.

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Rated R for scenes of violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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Was completed in 1991 but not released until 1993. See more »

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Jake Wyer: I got a plan. Full frontal assault.
Sam French: A full-frontal assault. That's your plan?
Jake Wyer: It's got the element of surprise.
Sam French: Suicide is always surprising.
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Do NOT look at this as an ACTION film..
13 November 2012 | by (Oklahoma, USA) – See all my reviews

I must have first seen this when I was around 15. Used to have the poster on my wall actually. I used to get them from a mom and pop video store.. and I saw the dude from Airplane AND Robocop in one movie, but I always figured this would never see disc format. Like so many other movies of the 80s done under smaller budgets. I figured this one was long forgotten.

I am so glad I was WRONG. I have been looking on and off but under 50/50, not spelled out. When I ran across it today on Amazon for 6 bucks it was a NO BRAINER much like the film.

I wouldn't call it really a parody. More like Lethal Weapon for laughs.. maybe more of a farce. So glad to find the film, I remember the strongest bit was the chemistry between the two leads who play and riff off each other brilliantly. The whole they hate each other, they like each other.. then they are heroes together.

Going in I suggest, this is NOT Skyfall or The Rock. This was pre CG. So all of the fx are PRACTICAL. I can't wait to see this one again. It's just a fun one off buddy comedy, that has some action adventure. While its not as stylish or big budget this I'd put more along the lines of something like The Rundown.


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