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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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Blakely (as G. Adam Gifford)
Mon Confiado ...
Phred
Spanky Manikan ...
Gen. Nguy
Cris Daluz ...
Dr. Liu
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Tex
Cris Aguilar ...
Cho
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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Swim We Do All Day
Written by Marcus Barone
Performed by Marcus Barone & Kristin Pickett
Courtesy of Marcus Barone Music
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What an incredibly insipid movie
2 October 2000 | by (Pasadena, California) – See all my reviews

My friends, this is an incredibly insipid movie. How many Vietnam-era flicks are gonna be produced before someone eventually decides "enough is enough"? Ignoring such films as "Platoon" or "Apocalypse Now" or "The Deer Hunter" (truly splendid examples of cinema within the genre) and also ignoring the first "Rambo" film (a movie I embarrasingly admit to having enjoyed), I have this suspicion that some shady, weasel-like producer in sunny So. California thought to himself "Hey! I know how to make a quick buck! I'll screw a few investors outta a couple hundred grand and I'll make a, uhh... yeah! I'll make a 'Nam flick!"

Phuuleeze! Give it a rest, willya? The only people who would possibly find this movie worth watching are pre-pubescent little boys living in Idaho.


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