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Behind Enemy Lines (1997)

An ex-marine returns to Vietnam when he learns his former mercenary partner whom he thought was killed is being held by a sadistic general. Contains extreme violence, including torture, and... See full summary »

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An ex-marine returns to Vietnam when he learns his former mercenary partner whom he thought was killed is being held by a sadistic general. Contains extreme violence, including torture, and profanity. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A car chase ends when the pursuers drive through broken glass and puncture their tires. However, when the car comes to a stop it is shown parked on top of the broken glass - given the chase speed, the car should have come to a stop well in front of the glass. See more »

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Donny: [after hiding behind a bush that a soldier has just urinated on] I've had my shower, where's breakfast?
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Written by Marcus Barone
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So bad it's....just plain bad
4 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bad acting, useless dialogue, formulaic script and implausible action sequences. If you enjoyed Rambo II, this is the movie for you. The ONLY redeeming quality is that it gave work to Filipino actors (playing Vietnamese...not very convincingly). It's unfortunate how so many Americans are still so totally hung up on the fact that they lost the Vietnam war that they need to keep creating this kind of crap just so that they can feel better through some pitiful consolation of watching scores of Vietnamese soldiers getting shot, beaten and "vanquished" by a couple of Americans. Which is why even the action sequences were bad. This film is really a low point.


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