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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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drop Zone - pudotusalue  »

Box Office


$45,000,000 (estimated)


£902,239 (UK) (14 April 1995)

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2.35 : 1
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A scene that was deleted where Nessip attends Terry's funeral, was featured in the theatrical trailer. See more »


When one of team has a chute that fails to open he falls to the ground much faster than the rest of the team whose chutes opened as expected. When he hits the water, everyone on the ground immediately runs to his aid, including Jessie who should still be up in the air hanging from a parachute. See more »


[after learning the identities of three undercover DEA agents]
Ty Moncrief: These narcs are walking around somewhere thinking they're alive!
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Features Jeopardy! (1984) See more »


Baby Please Don't Go
by Big Joe Williams (as Joe Williams)
Performed by Webb Wilder
Courtesy of Zoo Entertainment
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Drop Zone!
28 December 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Drop Zone is one of the coolest films and has become one of My favorites! Wesley Snipes was good as always! Gary Busey was very good! Arguably his greatest role! Yancy Butler and Michael Jeter were also good! Everyone acted very well! There is very good fighting and exciting action and incredible skydiving jumps in this picture and some of the scenes are very intense! Great directing by John Badham! One awesome thing about this movie is the music by Hans Zimmer! The man of sound! His score here is one the best he has ever written and I feel it is one of the greatest scores in cinema history! I strongly recommend this film to fans who loves action, Snipes, Busey, Butler, Jeter, Badham, and Hans Zimmer!

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