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Missing in Action (1984)

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Colonel Braddock launches a mission deep into the jungles of Vietnam to find the POW camp that he escaped from and free the Americans still held captive there.

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Joseph Zito

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Arthur Silver (characters), Larry Levinson (characters) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Norris ... Col. James Braddock
M. Emmet Walsh ... Jack Tucker
David Tress ... Sen. Maxwell Porter
Lenore Kasdorf ... Ann Fitzgerald
James Hong ... Gen. Tran
Ernie Ortega Ernie Ortega ... Vinh
Pierrino Mascarino ... Jacques
Erich Anderson ... Masucci (as E. Erich Anderson)
Joseph Carberry ... Carter
Avi Kleinberger Avi Kleinberger ... Dalton
Willie Williams Willie Williams ... Randall
Ric Segreto Ric Segreto ... GI
Bella Flores ... Madame Pearl
Gil Arceo Gil Arceo ... First Vietnamese Businessman
Roger Dantes Roger Dantes ... Second Vietnamese Businessman
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Storyline

Colonel James Braddock is an American officer who spent seven years in a North Vietnamese POW camp, then escaped 10 years ago. After the bloodiest war, Braddock accompanies a government investigation team that goes to Ho Chi Minh City to check out reports of Americans still held prisoner. Braddock gets the evidence then travels to Thailand, where he meets Tuck, an old Army buddy turned black market kingpin. Together, they launch a mission deep into the jungle to free the American POWs from General Trau. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

16 November 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Desaparecido en acción See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,550,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,101,460, 18 November 1984

Gross USA:

$22,812,411

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,812,411
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The blue taxicabs seen when Braddock arrives in Bangkok are 1968 Toyota Crown sedans. See more »

Goofs

The Vietnamese officials use the term 'People's Republic of Vietnam' - the official name in reality is the Socialist Republic of Vietnam since July 2, 1976. See more »

Quotes

Sen. Maxwell Porter: Colonel James Braddock
Gen. Trau: Ah, Colonel Braddock. I heard much about you. Welcome to the People's Republic of Vietnam.
[Offers a handshake but Braddock ignores him and stares at him]
Sen. Maxwell Porter: Colonel! You are a goddamn embarrasment, Braddock.
Col. James Braddock: That's why I'm here, senator.
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Alternate Versions

Prior to 2000, all versions released in Germany were cut for violence to achieve a "Not under 16" rating. The DVD release features the complete film, but is also rated "Not under 16". See more »

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Referenced in Darkest Hour (2005) See more »

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Written by Merinos, Palmar and Skill
Performed by The Romantics
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oh my god its damn good
28 April 2003 | by fuzzy-31See all my reviews

this film kicks so much ass its all about chuck norris who goes back into vietnam and takes on the viet cong all by himself and WINS outnumber like a million billion commies to one ass kickin' dude .

Thank god for this true story adaptation, cause without chuck norris vietnam would be ruled by dirty pinkos.

it starts off with him having a dream about kicking ass in vietnam, then he takes that dream and makes it a reality and goes back to 'nam to kick all the commie ass he can find .

seriously buy this movie.


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