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Airborne (1998)

R | | Action | 23 July 1998 (Canada)
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Bill McNeil heads a black ops team called "Mach 1" called in to retrieve a cannister of deadly viral agent which was stolen from the government by an arms dealer. The team retrieve the ... See full summary »

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Julian Grant
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Guttenberg ... Bill McNeil
Kim Coates ... Bob Murdoch
Torri Higginson ... Sara Gemmel
Philip Akin Philip Akin ... Romeo Cortez
David Fraser David Fraser ... Mr. Samuels
Colm Feore ... Ron Simpson
Sean Bean ... Dave Toombs
Philip DeWilde Philip DeWilde ... Video Technician #1
Sara Sahr Sara Sahr ... Video Technician #2
Panou ... Man #1
Yoav Dekelbaum Yoav Dekelbaum ... Man #2
John Jay Hebert ... Pilot
Don Allison Don Allison ... Scientist
Linda Barnett Linda Barnett ... Waitress
Shawn Lawrence ... Cop #1
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Bill McNeil heads a black ops team called "Mach 1" called in to retrieve a cannister of deadly viral agent which was stolen from the government by an arms dealer. The team retrieve the weapon but the team is setup. Bill knows a traitor is behind things. Written by Anonymous

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Pray it doesn't land.

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Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 1998 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Airborne - Bete, dass sie nicht landen! See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company Credits

Production Co:

Le Monde Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Several characters are named after "The Lisbon Lions", Celtic Football Club's 1967 European Cup winning team: Captain Billy McNeill, midfielder Bobby Murdoch, defender Tommy Gemmell, and goalkeeper Ronnie Simpson. See more »

Goofs

When McNeil, and Gemmel are retrieving the Virus from the storage area. It shows an exterior shot of Gemmel using what looks like a laser pointer to cut the hatch of the virus storage unit. It shows her cutting a huge circle that's wider then the hatch, and an interior shot of the laser cutting a circle into the storage container. Yet in the next shot the hatch opens as normal with no evidence of the storage unit having ever been cut into. See more »

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Edited into Supreme Sanction (1999) See more »

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Laughable!
6 April 2004 | by SchervinSee all my reviews

This film suffers horrendously from its direction "Julian Grant" , and its incompetent lead, Steve Guttenberg, who's putting a solid effort to win a Bruce Willis look-alike contest! The writing is reckless Hollywood action thriller; Sean Bean --whose one of my favorites-- David Fraser, and Kim Coates give a decent performance. The film is definitely below average. 3 out of 10! I wonder what Hollywood studios thought, actually giving the go ahead, to weak director such as Grant. And I'd say to Sean Bean "what were you thinking even considering participating in a film like this, after such great films like GoldenEye, Ronin, and Patriot Games!


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