Missing in Action

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"The war's not over until the last man comes home."
  • R
  • 1984
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 5.4  (16,304)
  • 43

Missing in Action is an action-adventure movie that was released on the 16th of November 1984. It stars Chuck Norris as Col. James Braddock, M. Emmet Walsh as Tuck, and David Tress as Sen. Porter. The movie tells the story of James Braddock, a former prisoner of war (POW) during the Vietnam War. Braddock was held captive in a Vietnamese prison camp for several years, and after his release, he returned to his homeland, USA. However, he still remembered the men he left behind and was determined to go back and find them.

Braddock had heard rumors that some of his fellow prisoners were still being held captive in Vietnam, and he decided to go on a solo mission to find them. He convinced Tuck, a cynical government bureaucrat, to help him get back to Vietnam. Tuck agreed to provide Braddock with a fake passport and a cover story about being a businessman looking for investment opportunities in Vietnam.

Once in Vietnam, Braddock faced numerous obstacles while searching for his fellow prisoners. He had to navigate through the dangerous jungles and avoid the Vietnamese soldiers who were constantly on the lookout for American soldiers. Along the way, he met a group of Vietnamese rebels who helped him in his search.

As Braddock continued with his mission, he discovered a larger conspiracy involving the Vietnamese government and some corrupt American officials. The government was using the American prisoners as forced labor to build a secret weapons facility, and the corrupt officials were colluding with them to keep the whole operation under wraps.

With the help of Tuck, the Vietnamese rebels, and a group of American soldiers who were being held captive, Braddock was able to expose the conspiracy and free the prisoners. However, their escape was not an easy feat as the Vietnamese soldiers tried to prevent them from leaving the prison camp.

The movie was a box office success, grossing over $22 million in the United States alone. It received mixed reviews from film critics, with some praising Chuck Norris's performance and the action sequences, while others criticized the movie's script and direction.

In conclusion, Missing in Action is an exciting and action-packed movie that tells the story of a hero's determination to find and save his fellow soldiers. It showcases Chuck Norris's martial arts skills and features intense action scenes that leave you on the edge of your seat. The movie is a must-watch for fans of action and adventure films.

Missing in Action is a 1984 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4 and a MetaScore of 43.

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    5.4  (16,304)
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