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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
Ray Vernall ...
Man with the Golden Hand (as Ruel Vernal)
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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The script, credited to "Timothy Jorge" in the film, was written by Richard Harrison, practically overnight. See more »

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Never have i seen such a bad film EVER!!
27 July 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Awful yes! but you have to watch it. My friend at school was a fat kid who's mum used to dote on him feeding his every whim, he watched Rambo and needed more violence without plot stuff, his old lady rushed to the newsagents and found this film going for 1.99 so brought it back her her young prince. Sadly i was round his house at the time (circa 1991) and watched the film as well. I never forgot it and years later i managed to buy a copy on ebay (50p), this time i could watch it through more critical eyes and i will list the hilarious points for you 1. The terrible dubbing 2. The plot stinks 3. The acting stinks 4. The porno feel of the movie 5. The man with the golden hand 6. The neck crunching scene 7. The baddie is actually very kind to the hero's wife (treats her much better than an idiot who has spent most of their marriage in the Phillipeans/Vietnam/California?) 8. The unnecessary violence 9. The weapon that is featured heavily on the video box hardly makes an appearance at all except at the beginning! 10. The rubbish and unnecessary end credits (I mean who cares if he died of a heart attack in prison!) 11. The hero wears the same track suit in this film as he does in Blood Debts (even though he plays a different character!)


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