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Defense Play (1987)

I.F.O. (Identified Flying Object) (original title)


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Credited cast:
Carey Shearer ...
Kim Kincaid ...
John Ferguson
Marc Drotman ...
Anthony R. Lovett ...
Chuck (as Tony Lovett)
Art Payton ...
Steven (as Arthur Payton)
Pat Munger ...
Kelly Zirbes ...
Ringo (as Derek Hoyle)
Brian 'Fats' Bender ...
O'Dell (as Brian Bender)
Doug Requa ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Appling ...
2nd Marine
Russell Appling ...
USMC Soldier / Driver


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Release Date:

1988 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Defense Play  »

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$500,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Often confused with Monte Hellman's Defense Play (1988). See more »

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26 April 2016 | by (New haven, ct, usa) – See all my reviews

Apparently there was some sort of disk crash at a cloud-based video file storage service resulting in a several people's files becoming jumbled, including a bunch of documentaries about gliders, helicopters, the lyrical beauty of flight, etc.; one of those high school plays where the characters are all the same age; some sort of B movie involving redneck cowboys, a service station, funny mad scientists, and a 55 Chevy station wagon; trailers from the movies "War Games" and "Short Circuit"; commercials for Rold Gold pretzels and Pepsi-Cola; bad 1980s music videos; a game of Space Invaders; and the source code from some TRS-80 programs.

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