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Drop Zone (1994)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Thriller  |  9 December 1994 (USA)
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A tough cop teams up with a professional skydiver to capture a renegade computer hacker on the run from the law.

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Storyline

A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Busey specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Snipes lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of tough-but-lovable instructor Butler so he can track them down. DIE HARD meets PASSENGER 57 meets CLIFFHANGER. Written by Tom Neff <tneff@panix.com>

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La amenaza está en el aire. (The threat is in the air.) [Spain] See more »


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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9 December 1994 (USA)  »

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Drop Zone - pudotusalue  »

Box Office

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£902,239 (UK) (14 April 1995)
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Trivia

Andy Garcia turned down the role of Ty Moncrief. See more »

Goofs

Right before the DC qualifying jump begins, a camera operator can be seen filming the crowd underneath the canopy. Although one could argue that he might just be filming for a news crew or making a documentary about the jump, the Panavision film camera he's clearly using is not suited for that sort of work. See more »

Quotes

Swoop: [laughing] Fuckin' awesome, man!
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Features Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

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Senor Matanza
by Manu Chao (as Jose Manuel Chao), Philippe Teboul, Santiago Casariego (as Santiago Casariego),
Thomas Darnal & Tomas Arroyos-Valle
Performed by Mano Negra
Courtesy of Virgin France S.A.
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User Reviews

 
U.S.Marshal chases skydiving criminals
17 June 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i liked this movie,but i didn't love it.if you like watching people jump out of parachutes,you'll enjoy this one.there are a few good action sequences,including a involving bad guys kidnapping someone from a 747 at 38,000 feet and escaping with parachutes.Wesley Snipes is in this one as a U.S Marshal on their trail and he also has a personal stake in catching them.he has some decent fighting scenes,but he has been better.Malcolm-Jamal Warner also appears in a definite departure from his Cosby Days character of Theo Huxtable. Gary Busey is also in the movie,and is his usual reliable self.Michael Jeter is also good for some laughs.and of course,for eye candy,we have Yancy Butler,who is also a fairly good actress.at least i have always thought so.when you put everything together,the movie is pretty good though not great.still, i enjoyed it for the most part.my vote for "Drop Zone":7/10


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