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Jake Wyer
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Sam French
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Martin Sprue
Ramona Rahman ...
Suleta
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Akhantar
Dom Magwili ...
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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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Helmsman
Ismail Bin Raimli ...
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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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26 February 1993 (USA)  »

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$229,041 (USA)
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Cannon considered teaming up Chuck Norris and Michael Dudikoff for the picture before Peter Weller and Robert Hays were chosen for the leads. See more »

Quotes

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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Robocop and the guy from Airplane go to war in South America
10 December 2001 | by (Lisle, IL) – See all my reviews

take one part Commado, two parts Rambo, one part Lethal weapon, and one half teaspoon of Airplane! and you've got Fifty/Fifty. It's yet another one of those eighties b-movie rambo based war movies. Where people in SouthAmerica/Africa/SouthAsia are being ruled by a harsh dictator or some such and our heros come in unite the people defeat said dictator and the movie ends. See McBain, Commando, POW The Escape, Dogs Of War, Rambo, and thousands of others like it at your local video store. These movies rule for the simply fact of low expectations, lots of gun play and explosions and cookie cutter plots and charecters. Thses movies are Americas version of 60's and 70's martial arts films from China and Japan.


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