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Broken Arrow (1996)

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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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Director John Woo originally wanted Hale to die during the film. See more »

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During the dialog after the early boxing match between Deak and Hale, the camera changes angles several times. Each time it changes, the $20 bill is folded differently. See more »

Quotes

Terry Carmichael: Just put it down, and I won't have to kill you.
Riley Hale: This isn't a standoff. I've got the gun.
Terry Carmichael: I never keep it loaded.
[Hale is momentarily distacted; Terry acquires the gun and points it at him]
Riley Hale: Thought you said it wasn't loaded?
Terry Carmichael: [fires a shot into the air] I LIED!
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exhilarating action from John Woo
3 February 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

a madman has stolen two nuclear warheads and threatens to detonate them over a populated area if his demand for money is not met.that's the gist of the story.it stars John Travolta,Christian Slater,Samantha Mathis and Delroy Lindo,to name a few.it's a pulse pounding thriller from John Woo(mission Impossible 2).there's obviously a lot of action,and suspense,and the movie goes right down to the wire.John Travolta is good,as is Christian Slater,but i really liked Samantha Mathis,who i feel is and underrated actress.the action scenes are are exhilarating,though admittedly over the top.but for thrills,you can't beat it.for me,Broken Arrow is an 8/10


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