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The Breakfast Club meets The Dirty Dozen

8 years, 4 months ago at Jun 12 13:25
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"The Russians need to take us in one piece, and that's why they're here. That's why they won't use nukes anymore; and we won't either, not on our own soil. The whole damn thing's pretty conventional now. Who knows? Maybe next week will be swords."

A blatant product of the '80s action market which is reflective of America's political climate of the era, Red Dawn remains an enjoyably ... read more

Red Dawn

9 years, 5 months ago at May 25 13:42
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Red Dawn is a surprisingly well executed 'alternate reality' film involving a scenario where the United States is invaded by communist forces. From the opening scene, the film pulls no punches in terms of violence and shocking imagery, as soviet paratroopers drop into school grounds before rounding up and firing on young children. Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen star as young brothers who sally o... read more

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6 years, 1 month ago at Sep 12 17:21
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Badly written, shot, edited, acted. Worst than that: xenophobic, prejudiced, alienated, stupid, shallow.
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Description: RED DAWN opens with one of the most shocking scenes ever filmed; on a peaceful morning, through the windows of a high school classroom, students see paratroopers land on the varsity football field: the invasion of the United States has begun! As their town is overrun by foreign nationals, eight teenagers escape to the mountains. Taking the name of their high school football team, the Wolverines, they wage unremitting guerrilla warfare in defense of their parents, their friends and their country. Powerful, chilling and absolutely gripping, this outstanding film features some of today's most popular stars, including Patrick Swayze ... (more)
Release date: 10 August 1984
UPC: 027616699824
Tags: Action (16), War (11), Drama (10), Invasion (10), Adventure (9), Communism (8), 1984 (7), High School (7), Violence (7), Resistance (7), Forest (6), Warfare (5), Blood (5), 1980s (5), Cold War (4), Firing Squad (4), Murder (4), Thriller (4), Post Apocalyptic (4), Cult Classic (3)
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