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The Hunt for Eagle One -- A group of US Marines are sent to rescue captured a US Marine and a Filipino Captain while stopping a group of Al-Qaeda-backed local rebels from launching biological weapons.


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Writers (WGA):
Michael Henry Carter (written by)
Michael Henry Carter (characters)
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17 January 2006 (USA) See more »
The only thing harder than combat is rescue.
A group of US Marines are sent to rescue captured a US Marine and a Filipino Captain while stopping a group of Al-Qaeda-backed local rebels from launching biological weapons. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Mark Dacascos ... Lt. Matt Daniels

Theresa Randle ... Capt. Amy Jennings

Rutger Hauer ... Gen. Frank Lewis

Joe Suba ... Capt. Seth Cooper

Zach McGowan ... Spec. Hank Jackson
Joe Fozzy ... Spec. Jeff Parker
Rey Malonzo ... Lt. Narcisco Montalvo
Ricardo Cepeda ... Maj. Aginaldo
Joe Mari Avellana ... Gen. Romero Panlilio (as Jose Mari Avellana)
Ronald Asinas ... Sgt. Tonito Bangayan
Robert Escutin ... Cpl. J.P. Daomilas
Jerry Corpuz ... Pvt. Amador Magtuto (as Jerry Corpus)
Troy de Guzman ... Pvt. Marvello Abaya
Reiven Bulado ... Pvt. Don Tubayan (as Raiven Bulado)
Joel Giray ... Pvt. Benito Duran
Monsour Del Rosario ... Lt. Herman Reyes
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jorge Canias ... Khalil
Jun Collao ... Adul
Jojo De Leon ... Abubakar Al Hassan
Rudy Vic Del ... Farhat (as Rudy Vicdel)
Onchie Dela Cruz ... Mukhtar
Nash Espinosa ... Ismail
Ben Miller ... Bruce
Boy Roque ... Ghalib
Manny Samson ... Jalal
Joey Tajanlangit ... Yusuf

Directed by
Brian Clyde 
Writing credits
Michael Henry Carter (written by)

Michael Henry Carter (characters)

Produced by
Roger Corman .... producer
Tom Krentzin .... associate producer
John Marshall .... associate producer
Cirio H. Santiago .... co-producer (as Cirio Santiago)
Amy Searles .... associate producer
Original Music by
Mel Lewis 
Cinematography by
Andrea V. Rossotto 
Film Editing by
Matt Clements 
Brian Clyde 
Vikram Kale 
Joshua Rosenfield 
Production Design by
Joe Mari Avellana  (as Jose Mari Avellana)
Production Management
Jun Cleofas .... production manager
Sharon Compton .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ben Miller .... second unit director
Glen Parian .... assistant director (as Glenn Parian)
Sound Department
Gregg Barbanell .... foley artist
Alan Freedman .... adr mixer
Avram D. Gold .... adr editor
Avram D. Gold .... supervising sound editor
Chato Hill .... dialogue editor
Jojo Jacinto .... sound
Jared Marshack .... sound effects editor
Diane Marshall .... foley artist (as S. Diane Marshall)
Eric Raber .... sound effects editor
Jason Schmid .... re-recording mixer
Anne Slack .... supervising sound editor (as Anne-Marie Slack)
Brian Slack .... re-recording mixer
Alec St. John .... sound editor
Lucy Sustar .... foley mixer
Walter Tabayoyong .... adr
Dennis Twitty .... sound assistant
Visual Effects by
Milton Adamou .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
Zach McGowan .... stunts
Joe Suba .... stunts
Ronnie Suyom .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Jun Dalawis .... camera operator
Proceso Lázaro .... gaffer (as Procing Lazaro)
Nilo Odiaman .... still photographer
Editorial Department
Troy Hauschild .... assistant editor
Vikram Kale .... post-production coordinator
Abraham Lim .... on-line editor
Cary Miller .... assistant editor
Mary Lee Parisi .... colorist
Other crew
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice director
Babes De Leon .... production secretary
Gita Jamshidi .... production accountant
Douglas Mcgowan .... military tactical consultant
Apple Pelaez .... nurse
Nelia Villaflores .... script supervisor

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Rated R for war violence and brief language
USA:88 min | Argentina:88 min
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The character of Major. Aguinaldo maybe a reference to the 1st Philippine President Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo.See more »
Continuity: Jennings patches up Aguinaldo's right leg, however when they leave the crashed helicopter she assists by supporting his weight while walking from his right side, not the left.See more »
Gen. Frank Lewis:The Pentagon can kiss my ass.See more »
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
It's not Hollywood but it looks real...., 26 March 2006
Author: cafilmbuff from United States

I think we have been used to seeing a lot of Hollywood films with its big budgets, flashy PR and amazing special effects that we sometimes fail to appreciate the beautiful simplicity of other films.

Of course the "The Hunt for Eagle One" is not without its faults, too many in fact such as inaccurate translation of the Filipino language, and bad acting but then again, if you read the cast list at the end of the movie, there are only a handful of real actors, both American and Filipino in the movie. The majority are actual members of the military from the US and Philippine Marines which I think lends to the realism of the film. I'm former US military so I may be a little biased ;) The movie is set in the jungle where technology and air power is of no use. It's a simple movie about the simple realism of jungle warfare in Southeast Asia where battles are fought by the grunt hoofing his way through the thick vegetation with only a rifle and minimal supplies for a long range patrol and with no effective air support and minimal logistical support due to the impassable terrain. Also, it is an accurate movie about a handful of US military advisors embedded with the Philippine military who are not as technologically equipped as their American counterparts.

There's not enough drama in this film for plot development and sometimes, that's the way I like it... less drama and more shooting. This movie definitely has a lot of shooting. The basic no frills firefight is what I want to see when watching a war flick. The way everyone maneuvers seems very real to me and Mark Dacascos plays a good Marine Lt.

The way the terrorists were portrayed was accurate as well. They're not the fumbling and poorly trained irregulars as they are typically played by Hollywood. Both Philippine military and rebels alike have been fighting since the 1950's and both groups share the same level of combat experience.

Basically, it's not "Hollywood" but it's "Real" so I like it....

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