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Blue Thunder (1983)

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Starring (View all)
Roy Scheider Roy Scheider
Officer Frank Murphy
Warren Oates Warren Oates
Capt. Jack Braddock
Daniel Stern Daniel Stern
Officer Richard Lymangood
Paul Roebling Paul Roebling
Icelan
David Sheiner David Sheiner
Fletcher
Joe Santos Joe Santos
Montoya
Malcolm McDowell Malcolm McDowell
Col. F.E. Cochrane


Written by
Dan O Dan O'Bannon
(written by)
Don Jakoby Don Jakoby
(written by)


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An average movie

1 year, 2 months ago at Aug 13 9:20
To be honest, I had no idea what to expect from this flick and the only reason I actually ended up watching the damned thing was because it was available on Netflix and because another listal member advised me to check it out. I wonder if this movie had been an inspiration for the TV-show 'Airwolf' which came out one year before this movie released. I do have to admit that I did watch 'Airwolf' wh... read more
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The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.
Release date: 13 May 1983
UPC: 043396013896
Tags: Action (9), 1980s (6), 1983 (5), Drama (4), Thriller (4), Conspiracy (3), Los Angeles (3), Crime (2), Helicopter (2), Government Conspiracy (1), 109 Min (1), HQ (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), High Flying (1), SnP (1), Helicopter Air Battle (1), High Technology (1), Color (1), Vietnam War (1)
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johanlefourbe posted a review 1 year, 2 months ago

An average movie

“To be honest, I had no idea what to expect from this flick and the only reason I actually ended up watching the damned thing was because it was available on Netflix and because another listal member advised me to check it out. I wonder if this movie had been an inspiration for the TV-show 'Airwolf' which came out one year before this movie released. I do have to admit that I did watch 'Airwolf' when I was a kid but, while the concept was maybe fun when I was 12 years old, it just looks so lame now. Indeed, even though I have a weak spot for Roy Scheider, I really struggled to care about the damned thing. Of course, I do understand that the whole point was to have some cool action scenes with some fancy helicopter but, I'm sorry, the story was just so ludicrous and barely made sense. Seriou” read more

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"Roy Scheider ja Malcolm McDowell myllyttävät helikoptereitse, Warren Oates haroo kiukkuisena harvoja hapsiaan maankamaralla. Loistava kasariäksöni löytyi kun pelasin Netflixin läpi. Pikainen vilkaisu ohjaaja John Badhamin filmografiaan paljastaa hämmästyttävän notkeuden: ensimmäiseen kymmeneen vuoteen mahtuvat hahmotukset baseballista, discosta (Saturday Night Fever), kreivi Draculasta, eutanasiasta, poliisihelikoptereista (no tämä), tietokonepeleistä, kilpapyöräilystä sekä tek"


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" Directed by: John Badham Produced by: Gordon Carroll, Phil Feldman, and Andrew Fogelson Written by: Dan O'Bannon and Dan Jakoby Cinematography: John A. Alonzo Edited by: Edward M. Abroms and Frank Morriss Music by: Arthur B. Rubinstein Distributed by: Columbia Pictures"


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"Roy Scheider flies a helicopter & has PTSD and Malcolm McDowell is evil and at the end flies one too. And they do some aerial combat. Also Anthony James was in this and every time I see him I think the towel gag from The Naked Gun 2½."


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