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Speed & Angels (2008)

 -  Drama  -  1 February 2008 (USA)
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Young Navy Officers, Jay and Meagan, have dreamt of becoming naval aviators flying the F-14 Tomcat since their childhoods. The film follows their two-and-a-half year journey as it takes ... See full summary »

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Young Navy Officers, Jay and Meagan, have dreamt of becoming naval aviators flying the F-14 Tomcat since their childhoods. The film follows their two-and-a-half year journey as it takes them through dogfights in the Nevada desert, night landings on aircraft carriers in the Atlantic, and eventually to the biggest challenge young officers face: wartime deployments to Iraq. Written by Salient Media

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navy | flying | dogfight | tomcat | f 14 | See All (9) »

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Behind Every Fighter Pilot Is A Dream

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for strong language
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1 February 2008 (USA)  »

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Oi angeloi ton ouranon  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Filmmakers might not know that navy fliers are not called "Navy pilots", but rather "naval aviators", as seen in some of the between-scene titling. This is a distinction of great dignity to naval aviators who see themselves better fliers than other branch "pilots". See more »

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Top Gun, the mockumentary
16 September 2008 | by (Yurp) – See all my reviews

When I first handed in my comment, six users had rated this movie, each giving exactly 10 points, creating an average of 10.0 points. Back then I commented: "Guys, if you're trying to push your movie, make it a bit less obvious please." In reaction someone reported my comment as "abusive" and it was consequently removed. Honi soit qui mal y pense ...

But about the movie: Speed and Angels offers a lot of eye candy in the form of a documentary about two fighter pilots (one of them -- a woman!). Neutrality or a balance of views are never the issue here, instead we are treated to a sort of Top Gun with real people, which looks nice enough as it is very well filmed and, overall, effective in making war look fun.

And yet this movie only proves how far ahead of its time Top Gun really was. Speed and Angels has a female flight cadet, whereas Top Gun in 1986 already had a female instructor, that very MILFy Kelly McGillis. So Top Gun wins once again!


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