A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.
An ex-marine returns to Vietnam when he learns his former mercenary partner whom he thought was killed is being held by a sadistic general. Contains extreme violence, including torture, and... See full summary »
Thomas Ian Griffith,
Fighter navigator Chris Burnett wants out: he was looking for something more than the boring recon missions he's been flying. He finds himself flying the lone Christmas day mission over war-torn Bosnia. But when he talks pilot Stackhouse into flying slightly off-course to check out an interesting target, the two get shot down. Burnett is soon alone, trying to outrun a pursuing army, while commanding officer Reigert finds his rescue operation hamstrung by politics, forcing Burnett to run far out of his way. Written by
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During the period while filming, was the first time in 104 years that Slovakia did not get snow, so all the snow seen in the film was created by special effects. See more »
In the final battle, the Admiral tells the Captain to fast rope to retrieve Burnett. Fast roping is a rapid insertion technique where a soldier has no attachment to the rope. He is simply sliding down it all the way to the ground. See more »
Lokar's coming back here again, killing everyone.
It's true. Lokar killed everyone. Children and women. Buried them up in the hills.
In the hills? Yeah! I saw them, I saw the graves!
[Burnett has a flashback of the mass graves he encountered earlier]
Yes! I saw them! I saw the bodies in the hills. Tell them, I'm an American! I'm on your side!
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I'm sick of Americans trying to boost up their patriotism or maybe to
somehow justify themselves for involving in every possible war on this planet.
I'm sick of their idiotic lines in these kind of movies like : "Let's
go get our boy back!". And that line comes from great actor like Gene Hackman. Patetic!
I'm sick of American script writers who somehow manage to make all
nations on this world hostile; and of course Americans are saints and people that are always attacked by others.
I'm sick of people making this kind of movies because they couldn't
even manage to film this movie in Bosnia, were the whole story happens; instead Slovakia is Bosnia.
I'm sick of this casting directors, who gave Olek Krupa the role of
Miroslav Lokar. Krupa is good actor but he speaks Bosnian very funny and everyone around him speaks better that language.
I'm sick of all people who worked on this movie. Especially John
Moore, Gene Hackman and Owen Wilson.
I'm sick of American need to prove to the world that they are
Americans, the best people around. Well Americans are very questionable expression cause Americans are Indians and today so called Americans are Europeans who came to America and killed or slaved Indians.
Americans need this kind of movie especially today. Why? Well they have to lie to their nation (Bush) and saying that Iraq was a good move. Wake up! Americans are in Iraq because of oil. And these kind of patriotic crap movies are watchable only to Americans or to those who don't know or don't want to know what Americans are doing today.
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