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Behind Enemy Lines (1997)

An ex-marine returns to Vietnam when he learns his former mercenary partner whom he thought was killed is being held by a sadistic general. Contains extreme violence, including torture, and... See full summary »

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Mark Griffiths

Writers:

Andrew Osborne (screenplay), Dennis Cooley (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Ian Griffith ... Mike Weston
Chris Mulkey ... Jones
Mark Carlton Mark Carlton ... Col. Wolfe
Mushond Lee Mushond Lee ... Luther
Hillary Matthews Hillary Matthews ... Kat
Courtney Gains ... Church
Maury Sterling ... Donny
Adam Gifford ... Blakely (as G. Adam Gifford)
Mon Confiado ... Phred
Spanky Manikan ... Gen. Nguy
Cris Daluz Cris Daluz ... Dr. Liu
James Karen ... TV Reporter
Dale Gibson ... Tex
Cris Aguilar Cris Aguilar ... Cho
Wilson Go Wilson Go ... Police Chief
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An ex-marine returns to Vietnam when he learns his former mercenary partner whom he thought was killed is being held by a sadistic general. Contains extreme violence, including torture, and profanity. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Country:

USA | Philippines

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A frontvonal mögött See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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A car chase ends when the pursuers drive through broken glass and puncture their tires. However, when the car comes to a stop it is shown parked on top of the broken glass - given the chase speed, the car should have come to a stop well in front of the glass. See more »

Quotes

Mike Weston: I'm gonna rip out your fucking heart.
General Nguy: I have no heart.
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Still In The Doghouse
Written by Tracey Reynolds & Randy Albright
Performed by Ray Brasseur
Courtesy of Cupit Memaries and Amsong, Inc.
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100% COOL action
20 July 2005 | by sveknuSee all my reviews

This is a perfect action movie. It starts out straight into the action, and continues in the same style all the way through. I guess about 75% of the movie consists of pure action scenes, and that's very good. I guess more rounds of ammo from machine guns are fired in this movie than in the whole Vietnam war. I think they did a really good job with a budget I guess was low (and yes, the actors are totally unknown and bad, but that doesn't matter at all in a movie like this, trust me). The plot is also a good one, taking place in Vietnam. The Vietnamese army are portrayed to be bad to the bone. Of course it's not like that in real life, but it's totally OK to portray them this way since Vietnam is a communist country after all.


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