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Stealth (2005)

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war.

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Dr. Keith Orbit
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Capt. Dick Marshfield
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Lt. Aaron Shaftsbury
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Rocky Helton ...
Master at Arms
Clayton Adams ...
USS Abraham Lincoln Sailor
Maurice Morgan ...
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USS Abraham Lincoln Sailor (as Christopher Naismith)
Charles Ndibe ...
USS Abraham Lincoln Sailor
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In the near future, the Navy develops a fighter jet piloted by an artificial intelligence computer. The jet is placed on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific to learn combat manuevers from the human pilots aboard. But when the computer develops a mind of its own, it's the humans who are charged with stopping it before it incites a war... Written by austin4577@aol.com

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Fear The Sky


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Rated PG-13 for intense action, some violence, brief strong language and innuendo | See all certifications »

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29 July 2005 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$153,737 (South Africa) (29 July 2005)

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$32,116,746 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Environmentalists who opposed filming in the Blue Mountains Wilderness Area sued the producers and the government agency that issued the filming permit. The court found that the permit had been issued illegally, and ordered the producers to stop filming in the area immediately. An alternative location had to be found. See more »

Goofs

When the Talons are about to get catapulted off the Lincoln early in the movie, one is shown with the yellow chocks around the wheels, and steel chains and hooks still attached holding it down to the deck to prevent movement. This is not the standard configuration for a jet just seconds from being catapulted airborne. See more »

Quotes

EDI: [Gannon preparing to fire a missile] Talon 1, clarify your intentions.
Lt. Ben Gannon: You gave me your word, I'm showing you mine.
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Crazy Credits

After the end of the credits, we go back to Korea and see the wreckage of EDI. We pass through most of the wreckage until we stop on EDI's central core. Suddenly, the red eye begins to glow..... See more »

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Neither of Us Can See
Written by Brandon Boyd, Michael Einziger(as Michael Einziger), Ben Kenney,
Jose Pasillas (as Jose Pasillas II) and Chris Kilmore
Produced by Brendan O'Brien
Performed by Incubus
Additional Vocals by Chrissie Hynde
Incubus appears courtesy of Epic Records
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'Short Circuit' meets 'Top Gun'.
11 December 2010 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

'Short Circuit' meets 'Top Gun' in Rob Cohen's CGI-packed action-fest Stealth, in which a trio of ridiculously attractive elite US fighter pilots (Josh Lucas, Jamie Foxx and Jessica Biel) must do battle with the latest in aeronautical warfare technology—an Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV), flown by a computer called EDI, which goes haywire after it is struck by lightning.

Tearing out of the stratosphere at Mach Impossible to blast the crap out of anything that looks even the slightest bit foreign, the hi-tech aircraft in this film are about as stealthy as a herd of stampeding fluorescent pink elephants blowing vuvuzelas; they sure are cool looking though, and provide action fans with plenty of moments of spectacular mid-air madness, Cohen's virtual camera whipping in and around the state-of-the-art aircraft with as much speed and agility as the planes themselves.

Anyone looking for realism need not apply (the film's corny plot is about as believable as an email from a Nigerian businessman), but with endless huge explosions, a psychotic A.I. jet plane, Foxx ploughing into the side of a mountain, and gorgeous Jessica Biel in a bikini, those after some slam-bang, big-budget popcorn trash to give the old brain cells a rest could do a lot worse than Stealth.

6.5 out 10, rounded up to 7 for IMDb.


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