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Into the Sun (1991)

A fighter pilot is reluctantly paired with a Hollywood actor who's researching a role, but are then forced to team up for real after being shot down and thrust into combat.

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Fritz Kiersch
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anthony Michael Hall ... Tom Slade
Michael Paré ... Capt. Paul Watkins
Deborah Moore ... Maj. Goode (as Deborah Maria Moore)
Terry Kiser ... Mitchell Burton
Brian Haley ... Lt. DeCarlo
Michael St. Gerard ... Lt. Wolf
Linden Ashby ... Dragon
Jack Heller ... Commandant
Ted Davis Ted Davis ... Yosef
Hunter von Leer ... Lt. Col. Reynolds (as Hunter Von Leer)
Casey Stengel Casey Stengel ... Technician
Melissa Moore ... Female Sergeant
Chino Binamo ... Soldier #1
Richard Epper ... Soldier #2
Raffe Raffe ... Enemy Guard #1
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Storyline

Pilot Paul Watkins is stationed in the Mediterranean area to fly patrol and to protect the air space from the expansion tendencies of an Arabian country. But then he's withdrawn from the patrol and gets the order to lead the actor Tom Slade around on their base and explain him everything: The popular star wants to get "the feeling" for his next movie. Paul is less than thrilled with this task, although he's impressed by Slade's talent. During a sample flight they get right into an air combat and into the enemy's land. Now they can show who's more of a fighter... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Taglines:

At Mach 2, you have two choices; win or die.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Desafiando os Limites See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$641,886

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$641,886
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Trimark Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The aerial scenes in this film mostly use stock footage from Iron Eagle (1986) and Iron Eagle II (1988). See more »

Goofs

The enemy soldier killed at the top of the scaffolding puts out a hand to prevent hitting his head on the scaffolding before he hits the ground. See more »

Quotes

Lt. DeCarlo: When in doubt, whip it out.
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Connections

References Lawrence of Arabia (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Tell Me No Lies
Written by Joe La Greca, Joseph Marandola and Denis Lepage
Performed by Alma Faye Brooks (as Alma Raye Brooks)
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It's fun
15 May 2005 | by sveknuSee all my reviews

The way I feel it, "Into the Sun" consists of two partly separated parts. The first part is a drama/comedy-part, where we are introduced to the characters and where the plot starts. The unlucky Captain Paul Watkins has too take care of a rather self-loving actor called Tom Slade, who's going to learn about the life of military pilots. Even though this part of the movie is a bit entertaining, it's not what you're waiting for in a movie like this. Luckily, lots of action kicks in in the second part of the movie. That was what I had been waiting for. The action is surprisingly good for a movie like this, even if it's standard B-action with lots of explosions and evil bad guys getting asskicked.


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