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Flight of the IntruderDuring the last phase of the Vietnam War, a cocky young bomber pilot (Brad Johnson) struggles to get over his buddy's death in combat. Desperate for some ...Flight of the IntruderAction/Adventure, WarPT115MPG-13During the last phase of the Vietnam War, a cocky young bomber pilot (Brad Johnson) struggles to get over his buddy's death in combat. Desperate for some ...1991-02-01Ving RhamesDavid SchwimmerTom SizemoreVing Rhames, David Schwimmer, Tom SizemoreParamount Pictures
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Flight of the Intruder

Genre: Action/Adventure, War; Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Willem Dafoe, Danny Glover, Brad Johnson, Ving Rhames, David Schwimmer, Tom Sizemore; Director: John Milius; Runtime (in minutes): 115; MPAA Rating: PG-13; Distributor: Paramount Pictures

During the last phase of the Vietnam War, a cocky young bomber pilot (Brad Johnson) struggles to get over his buddy’s death in combat. Desperate for some “payback,” he teams up with Cole (Willem Dafoe), a fearless flier on his third tour of duty, and the two men take part in an unauthorized bombing mission over Hanoi. Director John Milius isn’t using Vietnam to make any sort of ideological statement. He’s more concerned with exploring the emotions of fear, courage, mourning. Flight of the Intruder is slow and not very exciting, but for a Milius picture, there’s some real feeling in it.

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