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Deadly Heroes (1993)

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Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his wife and fly her on a hijacked plane to North Africa. Cartowski goes in pursuit, aided... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Brad Cartowski
... Marcy Cartowski
... Cody Grant
... Jose Maria Carlos
... Antonio Valdez (as Juliano Mer)
... Patrick
... Alya
John Phillips ... Vice Admiral Steve Burns
... Gabi Barudi
Dean Bloch ... Paul Cartowski
Jack Whitaker ... Ambassador Bill Fielding
Jack Adalist ... Scott Jones
Steve Greenstein ... Cameraman
Jack Messinger ... Communications Officer (as Jack Mesinger)
... Captain Abou
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Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his wife and fly her on a hijacked plane to North Africa. Cartowski goes in pursuit, aided by another ex-SEAL, Cody Grant. Cartowski soon finds the terrorists' hide-out but is captured and electro-tortured before he manages to escape. He soon returns with reinforcements to rescue his wife and to wreak vengeance on Carlos, head of the terrorist ring. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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Deadly circumstances call for deadly heroes! See more »

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Action | Drama

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Rated R for violence, language, and some nudity | See all certifications »
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26 November 1994 (Japan)  »

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The car chase scene is recycled footage from Killing Streets (1991) in which both Michael Paré and Gabi Amrani play the same kinds of roles. See more »

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When Brad get shot at the airport, the left side of his shirt is covered in blood. When he is running after the bus, the amount of blood is a small patch under his armpit. See more »

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Antonio Valdez: I know his type. He won't talk. You can torture him to death. He won't speak. I say we should kill him right now.
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Edited from Killing Streets (1991) See more »

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A familiar brew of violence and strife
7 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is one of those good-guys-on-a-daring-mission-against-impossible-odds movies that offers the expected bursts of violent action just often enough to maintain the interest of its intended audience. Remember when Michael Pare showed promise back in the underrated "Streets of Fire?" He's come down from those days but still makes a suitable hero and is keeping himself in shape. Note how good he looks in the torture scene where he's stripped to his undershorts, tied against a wall, and subjected to punches, kicks, and a few electrical shocks. Titillatingly, some of these shocks are applied directly to his nipples though the contact is just a flash and can't compare to the slow, agonized way in which Steve Durham's nipples were "fried" in "Born American." Pare's undershorts, alas, keep off-limits the more sensitive and vulnerable areas of his male anatomy -- a bit of prudishness which doesn't make much sense when the whole idea is to subject him to the greatest possible pain.


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