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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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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

A scene that was deleted where Nessip attends Terry's funeral, was featured in the theatrical trailer. 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

[after learning the identities of three undercover DEA agents]
Ty Moncrief: These narcs are walking around somewhere thinking they're alive!
[laughs]
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Referenced in Heroes Unmasked: The Director's Cut (2007) See more »

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The Strangest Party
by Michael Hutchence & Andrew Farriss
Performed by INXS
Courtesy of PolyGram International
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Typical Snipes Film: Brainless, But Entertaining
5 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The only reason I gave this any kind of "stars" is that the story moves well, keeping one entertained. Otherwise, the dialog is so sophomoric and the characters so macho-idiotic, it might make one throw up. Also, the no one is likable in here and the Rambo mentality where the "good" guys never get shot while the reverse happens all the time just adds insult to injury.

In other words, this is a typical Wesley Snipes movie of the period.

I didn't care for the female lead, either, played by Yancy Butler, who is just too Hollywood '90s- tough and turned me off. An interesting film at times.....but extremely dumb.


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