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The Road Raiders (1989)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | TV Movie 25 April 1989
Filled with anachronisms and rip offs from "The 'A' Team" and "The Dirty Dozen" - It's 1942 in Manila and an American saloon owner organizes a misfit group to fight in WWII.

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Richard Lang

Writers:

Mark Jones (teleplay), Glen A. Larson (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bruce Boxleitner ... Charlie
Susan Diol ... Lt. Johanson
Reed R. McCants ... Harlem (as Reed McCants)
Noble Willingham ... Crankcase
Stephen Geoffreys ... Einstein
David Paul ... Black
Peter Paul ... Blue
Mark Blankfield ... 'Schizoid'
J.D. Cannon
Clyde Kusatsu ... Shimoto
Tia Carrere ... Cyanne
John Fujioka
Jonathan Fong Jonathan Fong
Christopher Fong Christopher Fong
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Filled with anachronisms and rip offs from "The 'A' Team" and "The Dirty Dozen" - It's 1942 in Manila and an American saloon owner organizes a misfit group to fight in WWII.

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Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brutal persecución See more »

Filming Locations:

Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This movie was shot in Duval County, FL. See more »

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13 February 2003 | by jjojo2003See all my reviews

I was a Japanese soldier extra in The Road Raiders, it was filmed in Jacksonville & Green Cove Springs, FL in September/October 1988. The show was supposed to be a CBS TV Pilot Movie for a possible TV show, it obviously never happened because ratings were probably terrible! It was just like the A-Team in concept but took place in World War II Japanese occupied territories like the Philippines. There was action mixed with comedy, and to meet the enemy, the good guys fabricated fighting machines with whatever wrecked planes, trucks & machinery that was laying around. Some of the vehicles used in the movie were displayed in a vehicle display park at Universal Studios Orlando during the mid 90's.


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