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Toy Soldiers (1984)

While on a vacation in Central America, some American teenagers are kidnapped by terrorists. A rescue mission is sent after them, but they manage to escape and join up with a mercenary fighting the terrorists.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Miller ... Sarge
Cleavon Little ... Buck
Rodolfo de Anda ... Colonel Lopez (as Rodolfo De Anda)
Terri Garber ... Amy
Douglas Warhit ... Larry
Willard E. Pugh ... Ace (as Willard Pugh)
Jim Greenleaf Jim Greenleaf ... Tom
Mary Beth Evans ... Buffy
Tim Robbins ... Boe
Jay Baker ... Jeff
Larry Poindexter ... Trevor
Alejandro Arroyo Alejandro Arroyo ... Rafael
Tracy Scoggins ... Monique
James Andronica James Andronica ... Freddie the Fence
Martin LaSalle ... Father Esparza
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While on a vacation in Central America, some American teenagers are kidnapped by terrorists. A rescue mission is sent after them, but they manage to escape and join up with a mercenary fighting the terrorists.

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They challenge the terrorist - Death squad! They are young soldiers

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Action | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

1 November 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Young Soldiers See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

It Couldn't Be Better
Music by Leland Bond
Lyrics by Douglas Fraser
Sung by Alan Graham
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This could have been a great MST3K
16 July 2008 | by jacobpleasantsSee all my reviews

And in the context of MST3K, this may be worth watching. This movie is terrible, but I almost enjoyed watching it because it's just bad enough to incredibly hilarious. The plot is ridiculous and makes absolutely no sense, the premise is nonsensical, the acting is horrendous, and the action will make you cringe.

In one instance, scenes that are supposed to be the same time of day are just not: one of the scenes seems to have been shot around evening and the other is clearly in the middle of the night. There really was no attempt to make this movie anything more than a terrible little treat for us awful-movie fans.

So if you masochistically like to watch bad movies, I would recommend this one. I had a good time watching it. It's probably one of the worst I've seen in awhile.


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