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The One That Got Away (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | Thriller  -  18 February 1996 (UK)
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The existence of the anti-Iraq coalition was threatened when Saddam targetted Israel. In order to keep Israel out of the war, and the coalition together the Scuds had to be stopped. SAS ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jody Abrahams ...
Young Iraqi soldier
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Sgt. Vince Phillips
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Stan
David Clatworthy ...
Quartermaster
Jack Ellis ...
SAS Officer
Sam Halpenny ...
Legs Lane
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Navigator (as André Jacobs)
Stefan Kalipha ...
Iraqi Officer
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Cpl. Chris Ryan
George Middlekoop ...
Old goatherder
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Sgt. Andy 'Mac' McNab, DCM, MM
Alexander Morton ...
Big Bob (as Sandy Morton)
Hannes Muller ...
Mark
Frank Opperman ...
Taxi Driver
Gamiet Peterson ...
Young Syrian man
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The existence of the anti-Iraq coalition was threatened when Saddam targetted Israel. In order to keep Israel out of the war, and the coalition together the Scuds had to be stopped. SAS patrol Bravo Two Zero, under the command of Sgt. Andy McNab was tasked to destroy these weapons. Three of the SAS troopers were killed and four captured: Only one escaped - Cpl. Chris Ryan. This is his version of what happenned. Written by Fus M P York <mmy5@aber.ac.uk>

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11 August 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Cameo. Chris Ryan ( the actual SAS trooper the character in the film is based on) cameos as the soldier in the flight suit who takes the photo of bravo two zero in front of the helicopter.

You can only see him for a few moments.

Kneeling down and then standing up. The actual photo of Bravo Two Zero was taken on the tail gate of a Chinook helicopter, but perhaps the budget didn't stretch that far for this film.

It's about 13 minutes into the film.

Chris Ryan also cameos in ITVs Ultimate force series, also about the SAS.


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