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Shootdown (1988)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 28 November 1988
Nan Moore, the mother of one of the victims of the aero accident of the Korean Air Lines in 1983 where the plane was shot down over the Soviet Union, tries to find the truth of what ... See full summary »

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Michael Pressman

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R.W. Johnson (book), Judy Merl | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Angela Lansbury ... Nan Moore
George Coe ... David
Kyle Secor ... John Moore
Molly Hagan ... Elizabeth Moore
Jennifer Savidge Jennifer Savidge ... Mary
Diana Bellamy ... Lillian
Alan Fudge ... Bruce
Booth Colman Booth Colman ... Bernard
Richard McKenzie ... Rep. Overstar
John Cullum ... Robert Allardyce
Robin Curtis ... 1st Newswoman
Terri Hanauer ... Rita Steinhardt
Haunani Minn ... Anna Nillson
Paul Linke ... Martin Henderson
Richard Green ... Radio Host
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Nan Moore, the mother of one of the victims of the aero accident of the Korean Air Lines in 1983 where the plane was shot down over the Soviet Union, tries to find the truth of what happened on that particular flight. But she finds only a wall of silence and lots of trouble with the authorities... Written by Volker Boehm

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Based on the Unsolved True Story!

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Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El avión derribado See more »

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Leonard Hill Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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An overall poor movie
28 July 1999 | by NTRSee all my reviews

The movie took too long to set up the characters in the begin, all of whom were poorly acted. The story was not worked enough, and many interesting theories that could have been looked at were left out. Some of the sounds, in particular the radio message and the firing of the missile most definitely came from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. The movie did have a valid social outlook, suggesting that the U.S. government quite often has not-so-innocent motives to classify and stonewall events, in the name of 'national security', that should be made public knowledge. Otherwise the movie was quite poor overall, my vote being a three out of ten.


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