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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In response to Lt. Burnett's request to leave the Navy, Admiral Reigart (Gene Hackman) asks him what he's going to do .. "are you gonna fly commercial jets? .. troll the friendly skies in a bus?" "Fly the friendly skies" is a slogan of United Airlines; in the 1990's, Hackman was the principal voice-over artist for United. See more »
The F/A-18-E/F Super Hornets didn't begin sea trials until January 1997 onboard the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). See more »
I have 48 hours, my friend. Let's see who can wait longer.
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I have seen plenty of BAD movies, but this one is insulting. Furthermore, I loathe films that teach the public the wrong things. I know, I know... it is not a documentary... but give me the benefit of the doubt that watching a movie that shows things that are completely and totally inaccurate for the purpose of making the movie "exciting" is WRONG. After watching this movie, people will think that fighters get chased around by missiles which keep after them until one or the other is destroyed. If it were not so stupid it would be comical... but sadly, people believe this crap because they don't know better. Please avoid the ignorance, and forgive the waste of your time if you see more than 10 seconds of this horrible film.
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