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Flashpoint (1984)

Two Texas border guards, a young hotshot and his older and more cynical partner, find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in ... See full summary »

Director:

William Tannen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kris Kristofferson ... Bobby Logan
Treat Williams ... Ernie Wyatt
Rip Torn ... Sheriff Wells
Kevin Conway ... Brook
Kurtwood Smith ... Carson
Miguel Ferrer ... Roget (as Miguell Ferrer)
Jean Smart ... Doris
Guy Boyd ... Lambasino
Mark Slade ... Hawthorne
Roberts Blossom ... Amarillo
Tess Harper ... Ellen
Terry Alexander ... Peterson
Ana Auther ... Roget's Date (as Ana Marie Auther)
Barry Davis Barry Davis ... Max
Sam Edelman Sam Edelman ... Van Driver
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Two Texas border guards, a young hotshot and his older and more cynical partner, find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in cash. They decide to keep the money, but quietly check up on the cryptic info they've found on the dead driver. Soon, the Feds are running all over the place, and it looks like the jeep may be linked to the JFK assassination. But the Feds are trying to cover it up, and eliminate anyone who knows about the jeep. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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When President Kennedy was assassinated, the evidence was buried. And someone - someone BIG - wants it to stay that way. Until two men stumble on a secret kept for 20 years, a secret which threatens to bury them... See more »


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R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Grenzwölfe See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,854,833
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The amount of money found with the skeletal remains was US $800,000. See more »

Goofs

While supposedly in San Antonio-- mountains are clearly reflected in the windows of a store. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Logan: I'll be coming back.
Sheriff Wells: I'll tell 'em.
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Connections

Referenced in The Big Box: The Body Shop (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Who's That Memory in Your Eyes
Written by Scott Richardson
Performed by Scott Richardson and The Gems
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Underrated
9 May 2018 | by tflanagan-68419See all my reviews

As others have noted its a fairly old, and at the time bold little conspiracy idea. Don't watch it with a jaded eye. I saw it when it came out. It's not masterful but its clever and solid. If you are a wanna be mili film critic then it may be lost on you


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