Borneo, 1942: An American soldier escapes WWII and becomes the king of the headhunters in the jungle. Two British soldiers are parachuted into the area to find local support for the battle against the Japanese.
McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even... See full summary »
After his bombardier is killed, Jake "Cool Hand" Grafton (Brad Johnson)', a carrier-based Intruder pilot, questions the purpose of Navy bombing missions. He finds an ally for his cynicism in Virgil Cole, a bombardier on his third tour of duty, and together they ponder the notion of one unsanctioned mission "downtown", to "Sam City" in North Vietnam.Written by
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This film was filmed partly on the U.S.S. Independence CV-62. It went out for two weeks of filming in November of 1989. See more »
During the briefing while Commander Camparelli is talking about the "Phantom", an officer in the front row is drinking a Pepsi from a can with a tapered top and a UPC bar code. In 1972 a Pepsi can was more cylindrical and had no bar code. See more »
Well, this is the end of Devil Five- O - Five. Say goodbye, asshole! Eject, eject, eject!
[Cole and Grafton punch out]
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Rockin' Pneumonia and The Boogie Woogie Flu
by Huey P. Smith
Performed by Johnny Rivers
Courtesy of EMI, a division of Capitol Records, Inc.
By arrangement with CEMA Special Markets See more »
Exceeds expectations as entertainment ........
Recommended viewing, especially for those who have not read the book. The flying scenes are great, with ferocious sound to match. While parts of the story will seem quite familiar, the raid on Hanoi is an unusual focal point of the film, and terrific. Danny Glover and Willem Dafoe have the best developed characters, but overall the acting is fine. The motivation of the different characters is quite interesting and adds to the excitement. Dialog varies from profound to hokey. The film is is recommended as one of the better Vietnam War movies. There is plenty of action, and "Flight of the Intruder" certainly exceeds expectations as entertainment. - MERK
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