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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 »

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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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A wrecked jeep.... A skeleton.... A rifle... $800,000 dollars in cash See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flashpoint See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,916,222, 3 September 1984

Gross USA:

$3,854,833

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,854,833
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of two 1984 cinema movies starring actor-singer Kris Kristofferson that were first released in that year. The two theatrical feature films, which both had one word titles, were Flashpoint (1984) and Songwriter (1984). See more »

Goofs

When Logan is ambushed by 3 Feds and after he kills first 2, the computer shows Carson's dot running away, but when the scene switches back he hasn't even got up from being shot yet much less moving away. It's several seconds later when he starts running. See more »

Quotes

Bobby: You're the only man I know who can screw up his own wet dream.
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Referenced in The Big Box: The Body Shop (2010) See more »

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Who's That Memory in Your Eyes
Written by Scott Richardson
Performed by Scott Richardson and The Gems
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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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