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Navy Seals (1990)

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A battle hardened Seal team must set out on a mission to destroy a shipment of US-built Stinger missiles that have fallen into terrorist hands.

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Lewis Teague
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Sheen ... Lt. Dale Hawkins
Michael Biehn ... Lt. James Curran
Joanne Whalley ... Claire Varrens (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)
Rick Rossovich ... Leary
Cyril O'Reilly ... Rexer
Bill Paxton ... Dane
Dennis Haysbert ... Graham
Paul Sanchez Paul Sanchez ... Ramos
Nicholas Kadi ... Ben Shaheed
Ronald G. Joseph ... Capt. Dunne (as Ron Joseph)
S. Epatha Merkerson ... Jolena
Gregory McKinney ... U.S. Helicopter Pilot (as Greg McKinney)
Rob Moran ... U.S. Helicopter Co-Pilot
Richard Venture Richard Venture ... Admiral Colker
Mark Carlton Mark Carlton ... Jim Elmore
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Storyline

While rescuing an American air crew captured by Mid-Eastern terrorists, Lieutenant Curran and his team of Navy SEALs discover evidence that the terrorists have come into possession of dangerous high-tech weapons. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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America's top secret weapon. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

20 July 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Comando Imbatível See more »

Filming Locations:

Cartagena, Murcia, Spain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,543,832, 20 July 1990

Gross USA:

$25,069,101
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Production Co:

Orion Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo (4 channels)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In an interview, Michael Biehn stated that working on this film was "probably the worst experience of my life". See more »

Goofs

When the SEAL team jumps from the helicopter, off the coast of Lebenon, they push a deflated and folded up rubber raft into the sea. You next see them in two inflated rubber rafts, each with very large outboard motors on the back of them. See more »

Quotes

[Before throwing a grenade to the propane tanks]
Hawkins: I hope these fuckers paid their gas bill.
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Alternate Versions

The British version of the film shown on Channel 5 cuts the shot of blood splashing on the car windscreen as Rexer is shot See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) See more »

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I Don't Want to Say Goodnight
Written by Clif Magness / Glen Ballard / Jay Graydon
Produced and Performed by Planet 3
Courtesy of Capitol Records
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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Mindless but Entertaining Action Flick
21 April 2003 | by andyetrisSee all my reviews

This is a rah-rah, gung-ho actioner and as long as that's what you're looking for, you'll have a good time watching this fast-paced story of the white hats versus the black hats.

Sheen, Biehn, Whalley, Kadi, and Paxton do workmanlike jobs with stereotypical roles. The plot is all formula but treated in a slightly unusual way and the action sequences are excellent. U.S. Navy SEALS (The good guys) stumble on a cache of weapons in the hands of mideastern terrorists (the bad guys.) The first attempt to get the goods fails, and in the process of tracking down the cache, everybody's best buddy dies (see if you can guess who THAT would be!) There are more tragic deaths before the finale, which, of course, includes hand-to-hand combat between boss baddie and our hero.

This is very definitely a promo for the U.S. Navy, with terrific shots of U.S. weapons, heroic depictions of our boys in action, and simple, demonized baddies. But if that kind of thing sets you off, it should be pretty obvious that this is not the film for you!


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