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Deadly Heroes (1993)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  26 November 1994 (Japan)
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Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his wife and fly her on a hijacked plane to North Africa. Cartowski goes in pursuit, aided... See full summary »

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Brad Cartowski
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Marcy Cartowski
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Cody Grant
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Jose Maria Carlos
Juliano Mer-Khamis ...
Antonio Valdez (as Juliano Mer)
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Patrick
Galit Giat ...
Alya
John Phillips ...
Vice Admiral Steve Burns
Gabi Amrani ...
Gabi Barudi
Dean Bloch ...
Paul Cartowski
Jack Whitaker ...
Ambassador Bill Fielding
Jack Adalist ...
Scott Jones
Steve Greenstein ...
Cameraman
Jack Messinger ...
Communications Officer (as Jack Mesinger)
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Captain Abou
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Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his wife and fly her on a hijacked plane to North Africa. Cartowski goes in pursuit, aided by another ex-SEAL, Cody Grant. Cartowski soon finds the terrorists' hide-out but is captured and electro-tortured before he manages to escape. He soon returns with reinforcements to rescue his wife and to wreak vengeance on Carlos, head of the terrorist ring. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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Terrorism has a new enemy. See more »

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Rated R for violence, language, and some nudity | See all certifications »
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The car chase scene is recycled footage from Killing Streets (1991) in which both Michael Paré and Gabi Amrani play the same kinds of roles. See more »

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Pare's wounds appear and disappear between shots. See more »

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Antonio Valdez: I know his type. He won't talk. You can torture him to death. He won't speak. I say we should kill him right now.
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I haven't laughed this hard in years!!!
30 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I was flipping channels today and was drawn into this celluloid vortex of unintentional hilarity. It was like a ghastly car wreck, I knew I shouldn't look...but I couldn't help myself. For me, the most hilarious element of the movie was the fact that they couldn't afford professional stunt people, so these poor actors (I use the term "actor" loosely) had to do their own stunts!!! And believe me, when you see Grade D actors doing their own stunts, it's pretty funny to watch. My wife and I were rolling on the ground with laughter at the terribly choreographed fight scenes and special effects. There's one scene where Jan Michael Vincent tries to do a "wheel kick" to take down a terrorist and he literally stumbles and falls onto the guy! And they didn't edit it out! LOL For me, "Deadly Heroes" (even the title is hilarious) has become the contemporary "Plan Nine From Outer Space," in that they take it so seriously...and yet it's such an amateurish train wreck. If you appreciate truly bad dialogue, you'll love this film. Pretty much every third line is an "oucher." I'm going to try and find this film on video and invite some friends over for a hoot of a time. If you're the type that enjoys movies that are so bad they're good, I highly recommend this film. Cheers!


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