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Deadly Heroes (1993)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Deadly circumstances call for deadly heroes! See more »

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Rated R for violence, language, and some nudity | See all certifications »
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26 November 1994 (Japan)  »

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Apostoli thanatou  »

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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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When Brad get shot at the airport, the left side of his shirt is covered in blood. When he is running after the bus, the amount of blood is a small patch under his armpit. 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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Contrived nonsense, bad acting, and another deranged Drago performance ....
6 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Deadly Heroes" is a true test of bad movie endurance. Even fans of Billy Drago, Jan-Michael Vincent, or Michael Pare, will be severely tested. Throw in an astonishingly bad performance by the female lead, Claudette Mink, plus a story that brings new meaning to the word contrived, and you might be living with the fast forward button. I actually admired the cab driver's acting, compared to the cardboard acting by the leads. In summary, a totally unbelievable script, bad performances all around, and zero redeeming qualities. This was a movie that I didn't even want to like, because the plastic gun hijacking set in motion one of the most contrived story lines ever put on film. Not recommended, even for admirers of the actors. - MERK


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