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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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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: There are no loyalties, only targets.
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Features Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

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29 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

I wanted so much to like a movie staring my two favorite actors--Adrian Paul and Michael Biehn. I'm not your crazed fan type. . .but somehow these two men have stuck in my imagination. Both have (for the most part) appeared in works with good scripts and intelligent characters.

Why this turkey? The story line-- women saving a male black ops team in Korea-- was painful. The film looked as if it had been shot with an old 8mm on a budget of $1.95.

I hope my favorite guys had a good time or got paid a lot of money. It was painful to watch.


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