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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 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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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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The climax scene used tanks and actual military crews from a nearby Canadian Forces Base. 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. The exterior shot shows her just tracing a circle very fast around the edge of the hatch with no smoke, or evidence of the laser cutting the metal. Yet the interior shot that they keep jumping to shows the circle being cut slower. It also shows not only smoke, but burning metal as would be seen when using a cutting torch. 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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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

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Le Monde Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

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Color
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