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Dead Men Can't Dance (1997)

R | | Action, Drama | 18 April 1997 (USA)
Elite army unit is assigned to destroy North Korea's lone nuclear facility.

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(as Steve Anderson), (uncredited)

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Robert Hart
Mark Edward Anderson ...
Wayne Northrup
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Shooter
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Victoria Elliot
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Maj. Kang
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Dennis Larson
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Brig. Gen. Burke
Janet Price ...
Orderly
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Maj. Shelby
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Sgt. Plonder
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Sgt Rhodes
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Sgt. Susie Warzenak (as Jennifer Blanc)
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Sgt. Addy Cooper
Wendy Gazelle ...
Sgt. Lorraine Towers
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To stamp out the threat of nuclear war a special ops team must travel to North Korea to carry out a covert mission to destroy a nuclear power plant. Everything does not go as planned. Their communications are cut off and they must remember their survival training to get them through. Written by Bren L. M.

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The Cold War just got hot. Time to Rock 'N' Roll"

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Action | Drama

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Rated R for strong combat violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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While shooting a fight scene, Michael Biehn stepped on and broke one of Adrian Paul's toes. See more »

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When Brigadier General Burke is dressed in her Army Service Uniform (ASU), her ranks are pinned on to her shoulder. In the army, you are only authorized to wear a slip-on rank epaulet, and no ribbons are authorized to be worn on the dress shirt, only on the dress jacket. See more »

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Shooter: There are no loyalties, only targets.
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Horrible!!
31 October 1999 | by (The Hague, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I was totally sucked in by the video cover.

I love movies about small unit warfare (Sniper, 84 Charlie Mopic, Platoon even) and a movie starring Michael Biehn (Navy Seals) couldn't be totally rock bottom, even for a video rental? No such luck, though. Instead of being a movie of a small unit stuck behind the lines, it turns into a "we're going to prove women soldiers are just as good as men, and we're going to prove it in North Korea" howler come exploitation movie - except there are no decent shower scenes.

Watch the great R. Lee Ermey wasted in a throw away role. Watch Hiep Thi Lay (Heaven And Earth) go through 'Nam flashbacks when faced with a concrete cylinder "tunnel" (people, she's a girl going through Ranger training, how old is she supposed to be in this - 35? 45?).

All I can say is that the producers of this junk should be fragged.

Why, you ask? I'll tell you why.

It's because "Dead Men Can't Dance".

Alex


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