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Airborne (1998)

R | | Action | 23 July 1998 (Canada)
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Bill McNeil heads a black ops team called "Mach 1" called in to retrieve a cannister of deadly viral agent which was stolen from the government by an arms dealer. The team retrieve the ... See full summary »

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Romeo Cortez
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Mr. Samuels
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Cop #1
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Bill McNeil heads a black ops team called "Mach 1" called in to retrieve a cannister of deadly viral agent which was stolen from the government by an arms dealer. The team retrieve the weapon but the team is setup. Bill knows a traitor is behind things. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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23 July 1998 (Canada)  »

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Airborne - Bete, dass sie nicht landen!  »

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A number of the characters are named after 'The Lisbon Lions' - Celtic Football Club's 1967 European Cup winning team: Captain Billy McNeill, midfielder Bobby Murdoch, defender Tommy Gemmell and goalkeeper Ronnie Simpson. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie McNeil jumps onto a small plane using the same magnetic gloves he used at the beginning of the film. Smaller aircrafts are made out of aluminum and he should only have stuck to areas of the plane that had frame, and not the entire length of the outside panel. See more »

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Edited into Supreme Sanction (1999) See more »

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Do you have six hours to spare?
21 June 2004 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

I love most movies and I'm a big fan of Sean Bean so I thought that I would at least LIKE this movie. Also, I'm Canadian and this is a mostly-Canadian movie so I was prepared to cut it some serious slack. Nothing could have prepared me for the garbage that is "Airborne". Steve Guttenberg as an action hero? Give me a break. The acting throughout the movie was so bad I am going to have trouble sleeping tonight. I now have only two wishes in my life.

1. I hope that you never have to sit through this movie. 2. I wish I could get those 6 hours back. Oh wait, the movie's under 2 hours - it only seemed like 6 hours...

Don't watch this. Seriously.


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