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Iron Eagle II (1988)

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General Chappy Sinclair assembles a joint U.S.- Soviet strike team to take out a rogue middle eastern nuclear base.

Director:

Sidney J. Furie

Writers:

Kevin Alyn Elders (characters) (as Kevin Elders), Sidney J. Furie (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Chappy
Mark Humphrey ... Cooper
Stuart Margolin ... Stillmore
Alan Scarfe ... Vardovsky
Sharon Hacohen ... Valeri (as Sharon H. Brandon)
Maury Chaykin ... Downs
Colm Feore ... Yuri
Clark Johnson ... Graves
Jason Blicker ... Hickman
Jesse Collins Jesse Collins ... Bush
Mark Ivanir ... Balyonev
Uri Gavriel ... Koshkin
Neil Munro Neil Munro ... Strappman
Douglas Sheldon ... Demitriev
Azaria Rapaport Azaria Rapaport ... Stepanov
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Storyline

Chappy Sinclair is called to gather together a mixed Soviet/U.S. strike force that will perform a surgical strike on a massively defended nuclear missile site in the Middle East. Chappy finds that getting the Soviet and U.S. Pilots to cooperate is only the most minor of his problems as he discovers someone in the Pentagon is actively sabotaging his mission. As they begin their assault, Chappy finds that a nuclear strike has been ordered should they fail, which will catch his forces on the ground next to ground zero. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Taglines:

The wild blue yonder is about to get wilder. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Romance | War

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Louis Gossett, Jr. and Jason Gedrick appeared in Iron Eagle (1986) and Shannon's Rainbow (2009). See more »

Goofs

The Soviet aircraft are referred to as Mig-29's, yet they are actually F4 Phantom II's. See more »

Quotes

Yuri Lebanov: There is no dignity for a pilot in being grounded, Captain. That is something for sure, that I know. You see, a comrade of mine was once great pilot. Now, he sits forever in wheelchair. Shells from your F-16 have chained him to it. As you have thought, I was there. But, my missile did NOT kill your friend. It was unfortunate day for all of us. Both sides were foolish. For that, I am sorry.
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The title of the film is not shown on screen during the opening credits. See more »

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Featured in Bats (1999) See more »

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Take These Chains
Written by Keena Green, Kimmala Green and Michelle Green
Performed by Sweet Obsession
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Grounded.
27 July 2002 | by tfrizzellSee all my reviews

Far from anything remotely special, but just as good as its fair predecessor. The only relation between the two films is the Louis Gossett, Jr. character as he is called in to lead a group of pilots that are from the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Another one of those many films made in the 1980s to capitalize off the fear of the Cold War. The direction is mediocre and the screenplay is sophomoric. With that said some of the flying sequences are well-done and Gossett's performance is not bad at all. However he does look a lot more impressive with sub-par players around him. Never really wins its wings by the time it tries to fly. 2.5 out of 5 stars.


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Country:

Canada | Israel

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

11 November 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Iron Eagle II See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,530,016, 13 November 1988

Gross USA:

$10,497,324

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,497,324
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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