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Bulletproof (1987)

R | | Action | 28 August 1987 (UK)
A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.

Director:

Steve Carver

Writers:

T.L. Lankford (story), Fred Olen Ray (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Busey ... Frank McBain
Darlanne Fluegel ... Capt. Devon Shepard
Henry Silva ... Col. Kartiff
Thalmus Rasulala ... Billy Dunbar
L.Q. Jones ... Sgt. O'Rourke
René Enríquez ... Gen. Maximiliano Brogado (as Rene Enriquez)
Mills Watson ... Colby
James Andronica James Andronica ... Agent Tarpley
R.G. Armstrong ... Miles Blackburn
William Smith ... Russian Major (as Bill Smith)
Luke Askew ... Gen. Gallo
Lincoln Kilpatrick ... Capt. Briggs
Lydie Denier ... Tracy
Ramón Franco ... Camilo (as Ramon Franco)
Juan Fernández ... Pantaro (as Juan Fernandez)
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A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

It's time to send in Frank "Bulletproof" McBain See more »

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 1987 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A prueba de balas See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$421,302, 15 May 1988

Gross USA:

$807,947

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$807,947
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The helicopter dolled up to represent a Soviet Mi-24 "Hind" gunship is a Sikorsky S-62. See more »

Goofs

When the Thunderblast tank rotates its turret, the columns holding up its barrel suddenly disappear. See more »

Quotes

Border Guard: [three men are shooting at birds with a machine gun, speaking Spanish, one of them sees McBain approach] Who are you?
Frank McBain: I'm the game warden.
Border Guard: What?
Frank McBain: Bird season's over, butthorn.
[kills the three men with a concealed uzi]
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Bird season's over, butthorn.
19 July 2009 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

This film may be full of plot holes, and it may be cheesy, but as an 80s action flick, it sure is entertaining.

First, you have Gary Busey, fresh from his role as Joshua on Lethal Weapon. A one-man army (Can you say Rambo?), he manages to avoid the fire of numerous machine guns and win with his six shooter. He even faces a Russian General in one of those big bad helicopters that Rambo faced in Rambo II.

Also featuring Henry Silva, a man I love to hate in a movie.

But, the best of all, Danny Trejo. I would watch him paint a room. Too bad he doesn't last long.

Also featured was Lydie Denier, winner of a "Miss Legs International" pageant, but we didn't get to see those legs in her bathtub scene. We had to settle for the top half of Lydie. But, not to worry, she shows them later.

Bulletproof (Busey) heads to Mexico to rescue a prototype tank with the help of the last woman that wants to see him - Devon (Darlanne Fluegel). Of course, they make up. They whip the terrorists, the Mexicans, and the Russians. All in a day's work.


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