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Broken Arrow (1996)

Terrorists steal nuclear warheads from the U.S. military but don't count on a pilot and park ranger spoiling their plans.

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"Broken Arrow" is the term used to describe a nuclear device that has been lost. In this movie, two nuclear missiles are stolen by rogue US pilot Deakins, but hot on his trail is his co-pilot Hale and a Park Ranger, Terry. The action takes place in Utah's canyon country; a high stakes game of cat and mouse. Written by Rob Hartill

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Prepare to Go Ballistic

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Rated R for strong action violence and language | See all certifications »

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9 February 1996 (USA)  »

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Código flecha rota  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,650,343 (UK) (19 April 1996)

Gross:

$70,450,000 (USA)
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It was John Travolta's idea to play the Deakins character as "bigger than life." See more »

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When Hale and Terry trying to steal the boat and Terry falls on the floor, there is a pair of binoculars on the boat's gunwale. When Deakin's men load the nuke into the boat the binoculars are gone. See more »

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Vic Deakins: You just saved me 3 million dollars. I owe you one.
Terry Carmichael: Shoot yourself. We'll call it square.
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Composed by Hans Zimmer
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Good mindless fun
3 September 2000 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

John Travolta stars in this mindless thriller in which he steals a nuclear weapon and its up to Christian Slater and Samantha Mathis to save the world.. Overall a good action flick with a leave your brain at home plot..Travolta goes slightly over the top with his character but is still good..Slater is ok and Mathis does what she can with what little the script gives her.. on a scale of one to ten... 6


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