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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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Col. Wolfe
Mushond Lee ...
Luther
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Kat
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Donny
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Tex
Cris Aguilar ...
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Wilson Go ...
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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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Goofs

The Sarao jeepney which is prominently featured in the film driven by Mon Confiado and ridden by Thomas Ian Griffith and other casts is a unique mass transport system in the Philippines and could not be seen anywhere in Vietnam. See more »

Quotes

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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Dark And Light
Written by Marcus Barone
Performed by The Little One
Courtesy of MPCA Publishing Group, Inc.
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An Opus of Badness
27 September 2003 | by (Nowhere in particular) – See all my reviews

I couldn't believe a movie could be so gawdawful, but it seems I'm wrong. Like you might be led to believe, this is one of those movies that have an old tired plot, lots of pointless action, and characters you could really care less about. It's as if the Movie God just decided to hunker down one day and pass this digested, festering turd of a movie in His great toilet and flush it into the sewers known as the "Straight to Video" market we harbor here on Earth. If you want to watch a great movie about Vietnam, try Apocalypse Now, it's brilliant. However, if you like this movie (!), try Platoon. It's got a larger budget and it's more well-known, but it's nearly just as stupid.


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