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Navy Seals (1990)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Thriller  |  20 July 1990 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Claire Varrens (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)
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Leary
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Ben Shaheed
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Capt. Dunne (as Ron Joseph)
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U.S. Helicopter Pilot (as Greg McKinney)
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Admiral Colker
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Jim Elmore
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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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Comando Imbatível  »

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$25,069,101 (USA)
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Several events in this movie are inspired by Chuck Pfarrer's real SEAL career. See more »

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When Hawkins rescues his car from the tow truck and has to spin his car around while going in reverse, it's clear that it is a stunt driver performing the maneuver. See more »

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Chief Billy Graham: [just discovered missles] What are you gonna do?
Hawkins: Well first, I'm gonna do this
[he throws a grenade and blows up some missiles]
Hawkins: and then, I'm gonna do this.
[he takes the clip out of a grenade and puts it in a box next to where thay are standing]
Chief Billy Graham: Damnmit Hawkins!
Hawkins: [the grenade blows up but does little damage] It didn't blow.
Chief Billy Graham: No shit sir.
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Written by Jim Cuddy / Greg Keelor
Produced by Terry Brown
Performed by Blue Rodeo
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. / WEA Music of Canada
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A very watchable action movie
30 August 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, I'll try to comment mostly on the music cause enough has been said about this movie. I think it's a very watchable action movie (despite some flaws). Yes, it's not too realistic, but such a movie would most probably be boring (check how it worked out in The Finest Hour). Yes, it's not too deep, but come on, which action movie is (e.g. what's so deep about characters in Die Hard? nobody complains about that and they shouldn't)? Please take into consideration some other action movie involving the SEALS e.g. The Rock - the unwatchable Michael Bay/Nicholas Cage exploding blockbuster escapade which somehow has over 7.0 rating.

The most positive thing about this movie are the great action scenes which look pretty realistic (the gunfights in Beirut, for example). Nice use of the camera (although it looks a bit 'TV' in some places) and very authentic looking scenery (with some nice details, e.g. like that destroyed Israeli M113 in the background).

But the amazing thing is (personally) one of the best music scores in an action movie ever (which unfortunately I can't seem to find anywhere). I mean, Sylvester Levy really did his job right. Every time they head for action, they are followed by excellent instrumental scores which give this film and the scenery much more depth (my favorite one plays when they are running for the shore). Unbelievably good.

So, must have seen it a couple of dozen times and still like to watch it for the above reasons. It's not a deep movie, just good war action and great music. I enjoy(ed) it. Maybe you will, too. Personally, I'd rate it as 6, objectively at 5, IMDb 7 at least (should have more since atrocities like The Rock get 7.3 average).


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