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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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(story), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

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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
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Orderly
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Sgt. Plonder
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Sgt Rhodes
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Sgt. Susie Warzenak
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Sgt. Addy Cooper
Wendy Gazelle ...
Sgt. Lorraine Towers
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Storyline

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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Trivia

Paul Sinor's first draft of the script concentrated on the issue of inter-gender combat troops, but when North Korea's political situation heated up in the mid 90's, the setting was moved to make the film topically relevant as well as socially intriguing. See more »

Goofs

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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Features Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

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Few redeeming qualities hurt by horrible production quality.
1 March 2003 | by (Somersworth, NH) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie on television on a Saturday afternoon and the thing that caught my eye was the "artistic license" taken on military details. While I know that movies require a certain suspension of disbelief, I was aghast by the aggregious inaccuracies in this movie. The movie depicts a squad of female Army Rangers on a covert mission inside of North Korea. While there is no such thing as female Rangers in the US Army, I would be able to overlook that little detail if it were not for the fact that they looked absolutely silly in a hodge-podge of military acoutrements that they were forced to wear. The costume person on this one should be ashamed of themselves. How much time, effort, or money does it take to research the basics of military uniform? From the Ranger tabs sewn onto their black berets, to their camoflauge t-shirts. I honestly thought this movie was a comedy at first. I was shocked to see Michael Biehn and R. Lee Ermey in this. You would think that both would have insisted on a certain degree of accuracy.


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