Ready for some Cold War patriotism propaganda?
I don't know what I like most about this movie. Perhaps it's the fine acting by Jason Gedrick, or the storyline about a teenager and his friends stealing two fighter jets from an Air Force Base. Anyone else miss the lax security of the 1980's? Maybe it's watching Louis Gossett Jr. shake his rump to some old R&B tunes while plotting an attack mission against a Middle East country with some teenagers, whom he dubs the finest crew ever assembled. No, wait, it has to be when Doug straps a tape recorder to his leg and flies the Snake and cleverly outraces Nacher before crash landing his sabotaged plane. YEAH!!!!
What It Is Like When You Love Your Dad
This is a quiet little movie that stars Jason Gedrick and Louis Gossett JR. Gedrick is an up and coming son of a military officer who gets incarcerated by a hostile enemy. Gedrick's character feels that the U.S. Military and Federal Government is not doing enough to rescue his dad and determines that he is the one who will have to get it done. He enlists the help of a retired officer to help him pull off an impossible feat and the attempt to get it done is what Hollywood is all about.
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We love the fact that in this movie an eighteen year old boy can fly a fighter jet to go save his Dad, a military prisoner due from execution, against all odds. Of course, we also love Chappy Sinclar, the Air Force Colonel who comes up with the plan for the daring rescue. I bought this because it's always been a favorite of my son's. In fact, he wore out our video copy.
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Excellent movie a most see movie great action & adventure would recommend for all ages. Great flying scenes and effects.
I bought Iron Eagle for my grandsons 7 & 5 because their Dad and uncle loved it when they were boys. To be honest, I liked it, too. It instills how the love for your family can enable you to push your limits. While you can't realistically fly a jet and rescue your Dad like that, especially after 9-11,you can can still dream!