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Tactical Assault (1998)

A deranged Air Force pilot seeks to destroy the life of his former commander, who shot him down during the Gulf War to stop him from shooting on unauthorized and civilian targets.

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A deranged Air Force pilot seeks to destroy the life of his former commander, who shot him down during the Gulf War to stop him from shooting on unauthorized and civilian targets. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Every war has its secrets. This one's about to explode.

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Rated R for some language and violence | See all certifications »
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7 April 1998 (Greece)  »

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The truck used to carry the missiles (when Rutger climbs in) is a Romanian made military truck (DAC). See more »

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There are at least seven different aircraft shown in what is supposed to be a two-ship dogfight. See more »

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Edited from Iron Eagle II (1988) See more »

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Give Me Your Love
Written and Performed by Marcus Barone and Kristin Pickett
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Two great actors in a TERRIBLE movie
29 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

Well, you know... Rutger Hauer and Robert Patrick both are really good actors. But WTF with this movie? The story was lame and the script was just terrible. The poor actors didn't have material to work with!

The DVD cover invited you to a flight action flick. You would expect something like Top Gun... Huge disappointment! The flight action in this movie is so cheap that makes you puke. The aerial scenes are clearly taken from documentaries and some other footage sources, not made for this movie. And they didn't even care about the marks or the fighters models, taking for granted the audience will not notice it.

As I said the story was lame. With a little effort from the writer and director it could have been very interesting. In short, it seems a B-movie made in the 70's.

I feel very sorry for these actors who put their names here. They sure must be ashamed.


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