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Drop Zone (1994)

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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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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  »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£902,239 (UK) (14 April 1995)
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Trivia

If you unscramble Wesley Snipes' character's name "Nessip", you get 'Snipes'. See more »

Goofs

Ty has to physically grab Jagger's chute with one hand and drag him into the power lines. But all of the close-ups of Ty show both of his hands on the handles. See more »

Quotes

Jessie Crossman: People probably told you that Jessie Crossman was the only person skilled enough to jump from a 747.
Pete Nessip: Well, the actual phrase used was "dick brain".
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Written & Produced by Ryeland Allison
Performed by Randelle Stainback
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your typical action movie
11 March 2002 | by (trenton, nj) – See all my reviews

Drop Zone is pretty much your typical action movie - at least plot wise. Wesley Snipes turns in another passenger 57ish performance, not great but competent. and Gary Busey is always competent playing a guy you always want to die no matter how bad the plot gets.

The movie however, is worth watching more than other bland action movies because firstly, the skydiving scenes are shot wonderfully. The cinematographer and the stuntpeople (unless thats Snipes in a free fall, which i doubt) are the true stars of this one. I really enjoyed watching the skydiving sequences in this movie.

plot wise, the movie kinda plods along, not a whole lot of suspense but enough of a story to keep people entertained. I think its worth watching at least once, purely for the skydiving and action sequences.

Also, besides being a fairly competent actress - one I can actually believe skydives - Yancy Butler is really hot.


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