An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told... See full summary »
McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even... See full summary »
After his bombardier is killed, Jake "Cool Hand" Grafton (Brad Johnson)', a carrier-based Intruder pilot, questions the purpose of Navy bombing missions. He finds an ally for his cynicism in Virgil Cole, a bombardier on his third tour of duty, and together they ponder the notion of one unsanctioned mission "downtown", to "Sam City" in North Vietnam. Written by
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On the DVD Menu page, an F-14 Tomcat is pictured. Although the the Navy began flying the F-14 Tomacat in 1972, it did not see service in Vietnam until the end of the war in 1975. See more »
Lt. Cmdr. Mad Jack:
[Lt. Cmdr. Mad Jack, "Doc," is flying to Subic Bay with Lt. Sammy Lundeen, and receives instructions from a crew member on ejection]
Do I say roger or... just do it or what?
Lt. Sammy Lundeen:
You even say "huh," you'll be talking to yourself... 'cause I'll be gone."
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a film based on the last great TECHNO THRILLER books of the 80's and 90's.
The techno thriller has died. FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER was based on a realistic novel by real life A-6 pilot STEPHEN COONTS. The books (as most) was something i liked more than the film. This production is a adaptation to the book with only a few differences. Flight of the Intruder is the story of a A-6 crew who goes against orders and strikes NORTH VIETNAM in 1972 and the fallout of this AWOL raid. A fun and interesting looking air war film, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER is a must for fans of movies like BRIDGES OF TOKO-RI. This film should be viewed as classic "popcorn and coke" war movie fare. Fans of the book should keep in mind many times things translate differently in adaptations between books and celluloid and this film is no exception. Intruder is the last of the great so claled TECHNO THRILLER cold war spy books and action books (genre invovled everything from spys to jet fly boys to subs and so forth). The Genere of this film and the book based on it was popular in the republican inspired 1980's and 1990's (early 90's).
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