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Writers (WGA):
Paul Sinor (story)
Paul Sinor (screenplay) ...
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Tagline:
The Cold War just got hot. Time to Rock 'N' Roll"
Plot:
Elite army unit is assigned to destroy North Korea's lone nuclear facility. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Michael Biehn ... Robert Hart
Mark Edward Anderson ... Wayne Northrup

Adrian Paul ... Shooter

Kathleen York ... Victoria Elliot

Greg Joung Paik ... Maj. Kang

R. Lee Ermey ... Sen. Pullman T. Fowler

Denis Forest ... Dennis Larson

Grace Zabriskie ... Brig. Gen. Burke
Janet Price ... Orderly
Paul Perri ... Maj. Shelby

John Carroll Lynch ... Sgt. Plonder

Barbara Eve Harris ... Sgt Rhodes

Jennifer Blanc ... Sgt. Susie Warzenak

Shawnee Smith ... Sgt. Addy Cooper
Wendy Gazelle ... Sgt. Lorraine Towers

Kelly Jo Minter ... Sgt. Chrissie Brooks

Joel McKinnon Miller ... Bearclaw

Rodney Eastman ... David Porter
Hiep Thi Le ... Sgt. Mia Yan Chun

Yancey Arias ... Sixkiller

Patrick Newall ... Instructor
Jeanne Oakman ... Sgt. Smith (as Jeanne Oakmann)
Valerie Hastings ... Soldier in DC-3 Mock-Up
Alex Cortez ... Interrogator

Val Victa ... Dog Handler
Ernest Montano ... Command Center Soldier
Marsh Thompson ... Command Center Civilian

Directed by
Stephen Milburn Anderson  (as Steve Anderson)
Hubert de La Bouillerie (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Paul Sinor (story)

Paul Sinor (screenplay) and
Mark Sevi (screenplay) and
Bill Kerby (screenplay)

Produced by
Kenny Golde .... associate producer
Elaine Hastings Edell .... producer
Frank Hildebrand .... co-producer
Joshua D. Maurer .... executive producer
David Tripet .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Richard Marvin 
 
Cinematography by
Levie Isaacks 
 
Film Editing by
Christopher Rouse 
 
Production Design by
Gary Constable  (as Gary Griffin Constable)
 
Art Direction by
Ronald Red 
 
Costume Design by
Mary Law Weir 
 
Makeup Department
Elisabeth Fry .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Randy Fife .... second unit director
Dwayne L. Shattuck .... assistant director
Gene Rose Singson .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Mark Hurtado .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Rick Bozeat .... sound editor
Barney Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Kelly Cabral .... adr supervisor
David Chornow .... sound mixer
Rickley W. Dumm .... first assistant sound editor
Mark McBryde .... foley artist
Perry Robertson .... sound editor
Melissa Sherwood Hofmann .... sound re-recording mixer
Edward M. Steidele .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Danny Dominguez .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Brian Hanable .... effects compositor
 
Stunts
Gil Arceo .... stunts
Bret Davidson .... stunt coordinator
Randy Fife .... stunt coordinator
Randy Fife .... stunts
Patrick J. Statham .... stunts (as Patrick Statham)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Hayball .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Mark Fitzgerald .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Steven Corn .... executive in charge of music
 
Other crew
Patrick Jack Lee .... production financing
Sabrina Sipantzi Ballard .... production coordinator (as Sabrina Sipantzi)
Peter Tolle .... assistant accountant
Judy Sharinger .... credits consultant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Jeffrey S. Edell .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong combat violence, and for language
Runtime:
97 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Both director/writer Stephen Milburn Anderson and writer Paul Sinor have served in the Korean "Dead Men Zone" (a.k.a. DMZ).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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 »
Quotes:
Shooter:Dead men can't dance.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Dirty Dancing (1987)See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Women Can Be Rangers, 17 November 2012
Author: Stanjaudit from United States

This movie may not be realistic to some reviewers but some folks are just to critical and can't enjoy the professional actions of actors. These people do take pride in their profession contrary to what some folk may think. In today's environment we do have women going into direct combat, albeit in support positions as they drive support trucks in convoy. However, those trucks come under attack by small arms fire or IEDs ( Improvised Explosive Devise). These IEDs kill or wound independently regardless of sex, age or rank.

So lay of the actors in this movie. They are doing there best to give you some entertainment. My son was a ranger and it was difficult training just as any of our secure fighting forces whether it be seals, delta force, or marine re-con. So just enjoy a movie and lay off the actors, the directors, technicians and others it takes to make a movie.

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