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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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Gunnery Sgt. Zach Massin
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Lt. Dylan 'Raven' Massin
Melanie Shatner ...
Lt. Lori 'Dakota' Forrester
Teri Fruichantie ...
Clarissa Massin (as Teri Thompson)
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Colonel Mustafa Kahlid
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General Davis
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Ken Duncan ...
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Knuckler
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Quinland
Michael Saad ...
Hassem (as Mike Saad)
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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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Rated R for some violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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Csapásra készen  »

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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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AN ACTION MOVIE,WITH A STORYLINE THAT'S BEEN DONE BEFORE.
23 March 2003 | by (ANAHEIM,CALIFORNIA) – See all my reviews

This movie was way too slow and predictable.I wish i could say more but i can't.If you enjoy action/adventure films,this is not one to see.I'd suggest you go see movies like;Behind Enemy Lines with Owen Wilson and Iron Eagle with Louis Gossett Jr.


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