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Blue Thunder
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
Blue Thunder Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: With Peter L.
Rating: R Year: 1983 Category: Thriller
Director: John Badham Time: 108 min. Writer: Don Jakoby & Dan O'Bannon

Mine: Fun thriller. I kind of like the lone man against the system movies like this one. Daniel Stern does a really good job in supporting role. I could have done with out the Vietnam flashback bits.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Slick action film built around L. A. 's police helicopter surveillance team. Fun at first, but gets stupider (and crueler) as film goes on--with villainous McDowell character especially ludicrous. Even escapist fare has to be believable on its own terms. Later a TV series. Panavision.
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