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Drop Zone (1994)

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A tough cop teams up with a professional skydiver to capture a renegade computer hacker on the run from the law.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Pete Nessip
... Ty Moncrief
... Jessie Crossman
... Earl Leedy
... Selkirk
... Swoop
... Jagger
... Terry Nessip
... Bobby
... Winona
... Deputy Dog
... Torski
... Kara
... Deuce
... Tom McCracken
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Storyline

A team of skydiving crooks led by DEA-agent-turned-bad Busey specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so their evil computer nerd can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. Federal Marshal Snipes lost a brother to this crew and learns skydiving with the help of tough-but-lovable instructor Butler so he can track them down. DIE HARD meets PASSENGER 57 meets CLIFFHANGER. Written by Tom Neff <tneff@panix.com>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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9 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Drop Zone - pudotusalue  »

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Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,143,566, 11 December 1994, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$28,720,380
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The green C-47 used in the skydiving scenes is on display at the Valiant Air Command air museum in Titusville, Florida. See more »

Goofs

When Nessip is dropped through the trapdoor in the plane, both halves of the trapdoor open. However, when Jessie jumps out to rescue him, the right side half of the trapdoor is clearly still in place when the plane is seen from underneath. After Jessie jumps and the plane starts it's descent the right hand flap is open again. See more »

Quotes

[after learning the identities of three undercover DEA agents]
Ty Moncrief: These narcs are walking around somewhere thinking they're alive!
[laughs]
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Follow That Man
Written & Performed by Boz Scaggs
Courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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Typical Snipes Film: Brainless, But Entertaining
5 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

The only reason I gave this any kind of "stars" is that the story moves well, keeping one entertained. Otherwise, the dialog is so sophomoric and the characters so macho-idiotic, it might make one throw up. Also, the no one is likable in here and the Rambo mentality where the "good" guys never get shot while the reverse happens all the time just adds insult to injury.

In other words, this is a typical Wesley Snipes movie of the period.

I didn't care for the female lead, either, played by Yancy Butler, who is just too Hollywood '90s- tough and turned me off. An interesting film at times.....but extremely dumb.


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