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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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Código flecha rota  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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£2,650,343 (UK) (19 April 1996)

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£4,000,503 (UK) (17 May 1996)
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The pistol used by Vic Deakins is a Beretta 93R 3rd Generation model See more »

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When Kelly is sitting in the helicopter falsely reporting the nuke core is exposed, he identifies himself as Airman Kelly. He's wearing the rank of a U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant who would identify themselves as Sergeant or Master Sergeant. See more »

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Terry: [running after Riley even though he told her to go to a phone for help] Oh, this is a bad idea.
[jumps on the roof of the truck with Hale]
Terry: Hi.
Riley Hale: [Bemused] Hi.
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Masterpiece of Action Movie
25 August 2003 | by (Riehen, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

After "Terminator 2" this is one of the best directed action thrillers I have seen and it finds for ever a place in my best of DVD collection. There are two masters for action movies for me: John Woo and James Cameron. The stunts were great and all very real executed. I mean there doesn't exist any cartoonish scenes as we see today in the cinema at times. John Travolta did perhaps after "Face Off" one of the best jobs in his career. If you liked it I highly recommend the other broken arrow film called "The Sum of All Fears". "Broken Arrow" is incredibly underrated and should be classified as T2. For all action fans a must see, you won´t be disappointed.

My wife and I vote 9.5/10.


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