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Fireback (1983)

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A weapons expert is sent to Vietnam to demonstrate a new weapon he has just invented, but he is captured during a Viet Cong attack and imprisoned in a POW camp. He is rescued not long ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Harrison ...
Jack Kaplan
Bruce Baron ...
Duffy Collins
Gwendolyn Hung ...
Eve
Ann Milhench ...
Diane
Jim Gaines ...
Digger
Ruel Vernal ...
Man with the Golden Hand
Mike Monty ...
Police chief
Ronnie Patterson ...
Deputy
Pat Andrew ...
Jack's Neighbor
David Anderson ...
Jack's co
Steve Mark ...
Bart
Ed Harris ...
Man in motorcycle
Ann Mills ...
Girl in motorcycle
Robert Wise ...
Bartender
John Cocker ...
Bartender
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A weapons expert is sent to Vietnam to demonstrate a new weapon he has just invented, but he is captured during a Viet Cong attack and imprisoned in a POW camp. He is rescued not long afterwards, but when he returns home he finds that his wife has been kidnapped and he is being set up for a string of crimes that he did not commit. He determines to find out what's going on and who is behind it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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1 February 1983 (Philippines)  »

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Fukushuu! Honoo no komando  »

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i brought her flowers.....but she wouldn't accept them!
9 June 2004 | by (dublin) – See all my reviews

Pure cheese in a big chunky video box. MacGyver meets Rambo, badly dubbed and shot on a video camera. The dialogue is awful, the effects are rubbish, the camera work is brutal and the music makes you feel slightly ill. The storyline seems to be written by a couple of 10 year olds with a thirst for cheap dynamite and camouflage.

I love it, and I actually have it on video. Possibly the funniest film I have ever seen, just because it takes itself so seriously. It's actually impossible to know where exactly the film is set. We know its not Vietnam, we think it's America, but it looks like Ecuador. And just wait until you see the US Presidents office. The words "Garden Shed" spring immediately to mind.

Spark one up and watch it. You'll never laugh so hard..


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