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Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)

R | | Action, War | 22 January 1988 (USA)
Braddock mounts a one-man assault to free his wife and son who are still being held in a Vietnam prison camp.

Director:

Aaron Norris

Writers:

Arthur Silver (characters), Larry Levinson (characters) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Norris ... Col. James Braddock
Aki Aleong ... Gen. Quoc
Roland Harrah III Roland Harrah III ... Van Tan Cang
Miki Kim Miki Kim ... Lin Tan Cang
Yehuda Efroni ... Rev. Polanski
Ron Barker Ron Barker ... Mik
Floyd Levine ... Gen. Duncan
Jack Rader ... Littlejohn
Melinda Betron Melinda Betron ... Thuy
Rick Prieto Rick Prieto ... CIA Agent (as Richard Prieto)
Jan Michael Shultz Jan Michael Shultz ... CIA Agent (as Jan Schultz)
Keith David ... Embassy Gate Captain
Robert Jochheim Robert Jochheim ... Embassy Guard
Thuy Lien Samora Thuy Lien Samora ... Embassy Secretary
Pita Liboro Pita Liboro ... Lin's Friend
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Storyline

Colonel James Braddock has a Vietnamese wife who was supposed to leave Vietnam with him when they evacuate. But she loses her papers and wasn't allowed in the embassy. Braddock went looking for her and her friend took the bracelet Braddock gave his wife and was in an explosion. When Braddock finds the body with bracelet, he assumes it's his wife so he leaves Vietnam. 12 years later a Reverend in Vietnam who was visiting the States approaches Braddock telling him that his wife is alive and that he has a son. Braddock doesn't believe him at first but when a man at the CIA asks him to meet with him, Braddock realizes it's true. So he tries to get them out. So he contacts a friend in Thailand to get what he needs. As they are about to leave, the CIA tries to stop him but Braddock gets away, gets his equipment and heads to Vietnam. When he arrives he goes to the orphanage for Amerasian children, where the Reverend works. He takes him to them and is surprised to see them and his son resents... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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He's fighting for everyone who can't fight back. See more »

Genres:

Action | War

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Braddock See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$6,193,901
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (video) | (cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo (4 channels)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During this production shoot on location in the Philipines, a Philipine Air Force helicopter hired by the Cannon Film Group, crashed into Manila Bay killing four Filipino soldiers and wounding five other people. Curiously enough, this accident occurred the same day the "Twilight Zone Tragedy" verdict was handed down in Los Angeles Superior Court. See more »

Goofs

The helicopter chasing Braddock and his truck full of kids, fires 20+ rockets at them, despite the fact the chopper only has two rocket pods; each with a capacity of 6 rockets per pod (as can be seen in close up). See more »

Quotes

Col. James Braddock: Walk or crawl, we're gonna make it!
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Alternate Versions

Finnish Video-Release was heavily cut (approx 12.00 min), mainly because of the new censorship-law which didn't allowed any movies above rating K-16 go on to video without cuts. DVD-version is uncut. See more »

Connections

References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

In Your Eyes
Composed by Ron Bloom
Performed by Ron Bloom
For TMF Communications
Lead vocals by Lenny McDaniel
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Easy to watch...hard to forget!!!
30 April 2019 | by elo-equipamentosSee all my reviews

No one put a better action than Braddock on the 80', Cannon group in those glorious times dominated the home video marketplace here in Brazil, I used to went a rental shops on VHS's peak era, in those countless low budge action pictures, Menahen Golan & Yoran Globus were the producers, the Braddock's trilogy, this was the last one, he goes to Vietnam try to rescue his wife, which he supposedly thought already death and his unknown son, as always happened he has face some Vietnamese colonel in charge of the red Army, the baddass hero struggles against all squadron of soldiers with some scratches and little wounds only, leaving behind endless bodies on the ground, emphatisizing the proposal of the picture is entertain only, forget the consistency and truthfulness, Braddock was the best amusement on Sunday night session on TV!!!

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First watch: 1990 / How many: 2 / Source: TV-DVD / Rating: 5.5


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