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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Drop Zone - pudotusalue  »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

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$28,720,380 (USA)
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Trivia

The character of Jess Crossman was originally written as a man. After the character was made a woman and Yancy Butler was cast in the role, the filmmakers wanted to remove the part where Nessip hits her after she drops him out of the plane. However, Butler insisted that the "hitting" scene be left in, and it was. See more »

Goofs

Swoop is way up on the top of a skyscraper, yet he can hear Nessip calling for someone to stop Leedy. See more »

Quotes

Swoop: [laughing] Fuckin' awesome, man!
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Features Star Trek: Journey to Babel (1967) See more »

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Baby Please Don't Go
by Big Joe Williams (as Joe Williams)
Performed by Webb Wilder
Courtesy of Zoo Entertainment
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Enjoy this hearty action movie
13 February 2002 | by (U.S.) – See all my reviews

Drop Zone is an action ride from start to finish starring Wesley Snipes as a detective hunting down the men who killed his brother. No, the movie won't win any academy awards, but it is a thoroughly enjoyable action romp. The action is excellent, the girls are gorgeous, and the musical score is top notch. If you go in looking for a touching movie, don't bother. But if you just want something to enjoy for a couple hours of visual fun that requires little mental exercise, this will do quite nicely.


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