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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gunnery Sgt. Zach Massin
Lt. Dylan 'Raven' Massin
Melanie Shatner ...
Lt. Lori 'Dakota' Forrester
Clarissa Massin (as Teri Thompson)
Colonel Mustafa Kahlid
Herb Mitchell ...
General Davis
Captain Russell (as Matthew Anderson)
Captain Wallace
Major Canton
Ken Duncan ...
Captain Roundtree
Michael Saad ...
Hassem (as Mike Saad)
Captain Slocomb


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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Action | War

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Rated R for some violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »




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20 July 1999 (USA)  »

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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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Okay movie!
6 July 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This film is a fair film. Michael Madsen, Chad McQueen, Melanie Shatner, Teri Thompson, and Larry Thomas are all good in the film. The film has good action scenes. It was different seeing how close McQeen's character was with Thompson's character. There is a brief nudity scene but not much. The musical score by David Wurst and Eric Wurst was good. But I noticed a lot of the score sounded like Jerry's Goldsmith's score from First Blood which is odd. Near the end I laughed when Michael Madsen got a cigarette out and asked his brother if he wanted a smoke and he took it and smoked it. It was funny because it seems Michael Madsen is always smoking a cigarette no matter what his character is. If you like Michael Madsen, Chad McQueen, the other cast members, and want to see a different type terrorist and war film then see Surface to Air!

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