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Bulletproof (1988)

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

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Taglines:

An unstoppable force is about to meet an immovable object! See more »

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 March 1988 (South Korea) 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)

Gross USA:

$807,947
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The same T-72 tank and ZSU-23-4 anti-aircraft gun used by the terrorists were also featured in Red Dawn (1984) and Rambo III (1988). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Frank McBain: [holding gun on Pantaro] What's the password?
Pantaro: [holding hands up] Thunderblast!
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Busey: the one-man slaughter machine
8 July 2000 | by coverme6See all my reviews

A huge army of foreign terrorists from the far east have invaded

Mexico, with the help of a nuclear-powered tank nicknamed

"Thunderblast." Just who do we depend on to stop these communist

killers from goose-stepping into our country? Gary Busey, of

course!! The star of "The Buddy Holly Story" and "Silver Bullet"

plays Frank McBain, a magnum-toting cop who was once an employee

of the CIA who is recruited by his former superiors to stop the

terrorists before they manage to use their tank against our

defenses!

This movie is a real hoot, because for one thing, it has no need

for logic in the first place! This movie is probably supposed to

be a spoof of the "Rambo" films or something, and it does a damn

good job of it! Busey is cool in a maniacally goofy sort of way,

taunting the bad guys with the odd name of "butt-horn." Exactly,

what is a butt


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