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Broken Arrow (1996)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  9 February 1996 (USA)
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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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Rated R for strong action violence and language | See all certifications »

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9 February 1996 (USA)  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£2,650,343 (UK) (19 April 1996)

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£4,000,503 (UK) (17 May 1996)
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John Woo:  [reflection]  Riley sees the reflection of Deakins pulling a gun on him in the cockpit. See more »

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After loading the nuke onto the boat, Deakins and crew are in full sunlight then in shade then in full sun again. See more »

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Vic Deakins: Hale. Pick up. Pick up!
[wheedling]
Vic Deakins: C'mon buddy, pick up the 'phone.
Riley Hale: "Buddy," huh? Son of a bitch, you tried to kill me. The friendship is over.
Vic Deakins: Well that doesn't mean I don't like you. Hell, I'm impressed.
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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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