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Megaforce (1982)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ace Hunter
... Dallas
... Zara
... Byrne-White
... Professor Eggstrum
... Guerera
Mike Kulcsar ... Ivan (as Michael Kulcsar)
Ralph Wilcox ... Zac
Evan C. Kim ... Suki (as Evan Kim)
... Sixkiller (as Anthony Penya)
J. Víctor López ... Lopez (as J. Victor Lopez)
Michael Carven ... Anton
... Motorcycle Driver
Samir Kamoun ... Aide
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>

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When the force was with them, NO-ONE stood a chance! See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Action

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 June 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Komandos exontoseos  »

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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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(technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the romantic silhouette scene between Commander Hunter and Major Zara, actor Barry Bostwick deployed his right hand to briefly cast a shadow which resembled his genitals in profile. Asked at the time, he claimed it was accidental. However, when interviewed by Sight and Sound, the magazine of the British Film Institute, in 2004, he admitted that it had been an intentional slight towards Director Hal Needham, with whom he was involved in an unprofitable Ponzi scheme. See more »

Goofs

After the battle, when the plane is taking off, the members of Megaforce are shown looking out the open rear door, but the external shots of the plane taking off show the door is closed. See more »

Quotes

Ace Hunter: It's all on the wheel, it all comes around.
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Crazy Credits

There is a quick scene between Hunter and Guerera at the end of closing credits. 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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Big hunks of fun,fun cheese!
9 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie was definitely a big, fat, fun time...If you're on a low protein diet, watch out, 'cause this movie is chock full o' cheese, cheese, cheese. I really enjoyed watching this movie. The special effects are ok, especially given that the movie was made in 1982. But the gadgets are way,way cool(I want them all!), and the people who made this movie never take themselves or the movie too seriously. If you can imagine Barry Bostwick w/blond hair, then this is the movie for you! As previously stated, the cheese factor is high, but that's the best part of this movie. If you're looking for ground-breaking cinema, don't look here. But, if you want a good laugh & a good time, this film provides you with both.


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