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Navy Seals (1990)

An elite Navy Seals unit set out to locate and destroy a stockpile of US-built Stinger missiles that have fallen into terrorist hands.

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Claire Varrens (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)
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While rescuing an American air crew captured by Mid-Eastern terrorists, Lieutenant Curran and his team of Navy SEALs discover evidence that the terrorists have come into possession of dangerous high-tech weapons. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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They're America's secret weapon against terrorism. See more »


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$25,069,101 (USA)
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Originally, the men were going to play touch-football. But Bill Paxton felt the scene was too similar to the volleyball scene in Top Gun (1986). So he suggested that they play golf instead. Most of the golf sequence was directed by Paxton with a second unit crew. See more »

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Before the Seals parachute into the waters outside Lebanon, their planes take off from a base the on-screen text says is in "Northern Cyprus." Northern Cyprus has been controlled by Turkey since 1974 and does not have any American bases. See more »

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Curran: [to Claire as they watch Hawkins kiss the glass from inside the dive tank] Let's leave before he presses something else on the glass!
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Referenced in This Is the End (2013) See more »

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Written by Giorgio Moroder / Tom Whitlock / Larry Frankland Lee / Stephen Bates (as Steve Bates)
Produced by Giorgio Moroder / Larry Frankland Lee
Performed by Mr. Big
Arranged by Anthony Marinelli (uncredited)
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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OK action navy movie...
10 April 2010 | by (Evansville, Indiana USA) – See all my reviews

1st watched 4/7/2010 -- 4 out of 10 (Dir-Lewis Teague): OK action navy movie about a group of Navy SEALS that find some missiles at a location where a terrorist was holding an American hostage. They get the hostage out but fail to blow up the missiles which causes them to have to do a few other missions to accomplish this major task. The movie stars Charlie Sheen and Michael Biehn as members of a small Navy SEAL group. Sheen's character is a little more rambunctious and tends to make quick decisions while the leader, played by Biehn, is the one that follows the book. Biehn's character is the one that decided to not blow up the missiles initially despite Sheen's character wanting to. Sheen later makes some bad decisions as well that makes them even and they both carry a little guilt into their next assignments. That's really about it for this movie. There are other characters like one member who is about ready to get married, reluctantly(but it never happens) and a part-Lebanese reporter, played by Joanne Whaley-Kilmer, who helps provide info for the cause but otherwise doesn't provide much for the movie, unfortunately. Pretty bland characters overall despite some good action sequences. The lack of character development doesn't make you care much for the characters and that's where it fails. An OK waste of a couple hours if you like these kind of movies and don't mind the cardboard characters.


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