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Megaforce (1982)

PG | | Action, Sci-Fi | 25 June 1982 (USA)
Story about a rapid deployment defense unit that is called into action whenever freedom is threatened.

Director:

Hal Needham

Writers:

Bob Kachler (story) (as Robert S. Kachler), James Whittaker (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Bostwick ... Ace Hunter
Michael Beck ... Dallas
Persis Khambatta ... Zara
Edward Mulhare ... Byrne-White
George Furth ... Professor Eggstrum
Henry Silva ... Guerera
Mike Kulcsar Mike Kulcsar ... Ivan (as Michael Kulcsar)
Ralph Wilcox Ralph Wilcox ... Zac
Evan C. Kim Evan C. Kim ... Suki (as Evan Kim)
Anthony Pena ... Sixkiller (as Anthony Penya)
J. Víctor López J. Víctor López ... Lopez (as J. Victor Lopez)
Michael Carven Michael Carven ... Anton
Bobby Bass ... Motorcycle Driver
Samir Kamoun Samir Kamoun ... Aide
Youssef Merhi Youssef Merhi ... Radio Operator
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Storyline

Ace Hunter is the leader of Megaforce, an elite group of American soldiers who travel the world to fight Evil. In this case, Evil is represented by a third rate dictator who they must blow to bits. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

There has never been a superhero like ACE HUNTER! See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Hong Kong

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Komandos exontoseos See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,350,021, 27 June 1982, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,675,599
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The movie had no credited costume designer as all the clothes were designed by the toy company Mattel. See more »

Goofs

Byrne-White's arm is/isn't resting on the top of the car door as he waits in the desert. See more »

Quotes

Dallas: Well, I know how you feel, and I've been there myself. Let me see. One time before I made a jump into the night, an old buddy of mine told me something that made me feel a whole lot better.
Ace Hunter: What, what did he tell you to do?
Dallas: Well, he said, "You love 'em in blue and you love them in red. But most of all you love them in blue."
Ace Hunter: That's totally inapplicable to anything that's going on here. And it's _dumb_. Who told you that?
Dallas: You did!
Ace Hunter: But it's very wise. Very wise.
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Crazy Credits

There is a quick scene between Hunter and Guerera at the end of closing credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Megaforce
Music by Kevin Russell, Tod Howarth and Jonathan Cain
Lyrics by James McClarty
Performed by 707
Produced by Keith Olsen
Available on Boardwalk Records and Tapes
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Delicious piece of cheese
17 June 2004 | by Booker-4See all my reviews

This movie is one of my favorite guilty pleasures. I was an 11 tomboy when it came out and lapped it up. The story's cheesy, the acting way over the top and Introvision left a lot to be desired as an effect process, but still it was fun. Barry Bostwick was a hottie in this film, which is not how I'd usually describe him. Although I had more of a crush on Michael Beck as Dallas. Even as an adult, I still enjoy the heck out of it as whey filled as it is. This is one film that I'm waiting with baited breath to come out on DVD, hopefully in widescreen so I can enjoy it on my 60" widescreen. Megaforce, in my opinion, followed by The Pirate Movie and The Ice Pirates would be the greatest 80's Cheese Ball movie festival ever.


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