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Dead Men Can't Dance (1997)

R | | Action, Drama | 18 April 1997 (USA)
Elite army unit is assigned to destroy North Korea's lone nuclear facility.

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(as Steve Anderson), (uncredited)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Robert Hart
Mark Edward Anderson ... Wayne Northrup
... Shooter
... Victoria Elliot
... Maj. Kang
... Sen. Pullman T. Fowler
... Dennis Larson
... Brig. Gen. Burke
Janet Price ... Orderly
... Maj. Shelby
... Sgt. Plonder
... Sgt Rhodes
... Sgt. Susie Warzenak (as Jennifer Blanc)
... Sgt. Addy Cooper
Wendy Gazelle ... Sgt. Lorraine Towers
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To stamp out the threat of nuclear war a special ops team must travel to North Korea to carry out a covert mission to destroy a nuclear power plant. Everything does not go as planned. Their communications are cut off and they must remember their survival training to get them through. Written by Bren L. M.

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The Cold War just got hot. Time to Rock 'N' Roll"

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Action | Drama

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Rated R for strong combat violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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Paul Sinor's first draft of the script concentrated on the issue of inter-gender combat troops, but when North Korea's political situation heated up in the mid 90's, the setting was moved to make the film topically relevant as well as socially intriguing. See more »

Goofs

U.S. Marines are shown wearing berets; however, berets have not been worn by the Marines since only a short time in WWII. Either garrison hat, or round hat is authorized. See more »

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Shooter: Dead men can't dance.
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Features Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

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Women Can Be Rangers
17 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

This movie may not be realistic to some reviewers but some folks are just to critical and can't enjoy the professional actions of actors. These people do take pride in their profession contrary to what some folk may think. In today's environment we do have women going into direct combat, albeit in support positions as they drive support trucks in convoy. However, those trucks come under attack by small arms fire or IEDs ( Improvised Explosive Devise). These IEDs kill or wound independently regardless of sex, age or rank.

So lay of the actors in this movie. They are doing there best to give you some entertainment. My son was a ranger and it was difficult training just as any of our secure fighting forces whether it be seals, delta force, or marine re-con. So just enjoy a movie and lay off the actors, the directors, technicians and others it takes to make a movie.


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