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- 1 hr 45 min
Iron Eagle II is an action-packed sequel to the 1986 film, Iron Eagle. Directed by Sidney J. Furie, the film stars Louis Gossett Jr., Mark Humphrey, and Stuart Margolin. The movie revolves around a fictional conflict between the United States and a Middle Eastern country, which threatens to escalate into a full-blown war. The story begins with the President of the United States ordering a covert operation to be carried out in the Middle East to destroy enemy weapon sites. In order to do this, four American pilots, led by Chappy Sinclair (Louis Gossett Jr.), are selected to carry out the mission. They are aided by a group of rebels who are fighting against the evil dictator of the Middle Eastern country, General Zabol (Alan Scarfe). The mission is successful, but shortly after, the pilots are ambushed by the enemy forces while returning to their base. Three of the pilots are killed, and the fourth, Colonel Ted Masters (Mark Humphrey), is captured by General Zabol's forces. The United States government is unable to negotiate Masters' release, and he is sentenced to be executed. Colonel Sinclair refuses to let his friend and fellow pilot be killed, and he hatches a plan to rescue him. With the help of the rebels, Sinclair and his team infiltrate the enemy stronghold to rescue Masters. The rescue mission is daring and dangerous and requires the pilots to use all the skills and resources at their disposal. The movie is full of exciting aerial combat scenes, challenging rescues, and a lot of adrenaline-pumping moments. Despite being made in 1988, the special effects are impressive and add to the believability of the movie. The movie presents a realistic portrayal of military operations and showcases the bravery and skills of the pilots involved. The performances by the lead actors are noteworthy, with Louis Gossett Jr. delivering a powerful performance as Chappy Sinclair, the brave and experienced pilot who will stop at nothing to rescue his friend. Mark Humphrey also deserves a mention for his portrayal of Colonel Ted Masters, the captured pilot who shows remarkable resilience and bravery. Stuart Margolin plays the role of a cynical and experienced intelligence officer, Charles "Iceman" Sinclair, who provides valuable support to Chappy and his team. Anne Archer appears in a supporting role as a senior government official who helps Chappy and his team in their mission. Overall, Iron Eagle II is a well-made action movie with an engaging story and impressive visuals. It offers non-stop entertainment and provides an insight into the life of military pilots and the risks they take to keep their country safe. The movie delivers on its promise of thrilling action and leaves the audience on the edge of their seats till the very end.