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Surface to Air (1998)

R  |   |  Action, War  |  20 July 1999 (USA)
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Two marines, who are brothers, travel to the Persian Gulf to sort out an Iraqi terrorist situation. When one brother is shot down behind enemy lines, the other defies orders to rescue him. ... See full summary »

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Two marines, who are brothers, travel to the Persian Gulf to sort out an Iraqi terrorist situation. When one brother is shot down behind enemy lines, the other defies orders to rescue him. But a death squad of Iraqi soldiers is following close behind him... Written by Anonymous

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Lt. Dylan 'Raven' Massin: I got myself a souvenir, a nice hunk of metal.
Gunnery Sergeant Zach Massin: Clink!
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2 May 1999 | by (N.S.W.,Australia) – See all my reviews

Not being a war movie fan (Madsen nut!),I was a little disappointed in this movie.It had all the markings of a decent story,ie-two brothers estranged for years and now find themselves fighting the same war together,and when one gets shot down(Mcqueen),the other(Madsen)has to try to save him,but the story seemed to fizzle out just when it showed some promise!.


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