IRON EAGLE (15)
D: Sidney J. Furie
Tri-Star (Ron Samuels & Joe Wizan)
W: Kevin Elders & Sidney J. Furie
DP: Adam Greenberg
Ed: George Grenville
Mus: Basil Poledouris
Louis Gossett, Jr. (Col. Charles 'Chappy' Sinclair), Jason
Gedrick (Doug Masters), David Suchet (Col. Akir Nakesh), Tim Thomerson (Col. Ted Masters), Larry B. Scott (Reggie)
When an Air Force pilot is shot down in a hostile Middle
Eastern country, the man's son enlists the help of a retired pilot to rescue him.
It's all rather far-fetched and the finale is rather
ridiculous, but it's a good slice of 1980's cheese, complete with a soundtrack of songs, some good and some absolutely terrible. You could say the same thing about the performances
Always viewed as Top Gun's little brother, I think both
movies are about as good (or bad) as each other. At least this one doesn't take itself too seriously.