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This exercise in patriotic, high-tech action centers on a select group of Navy commandos and their battles against a Middle East terrorist group. This particular squadron is led by a pair of rivals: cocky, fiery Hawkins (Charlie Sheen) and stoic, unflappable Curran (Michael Biehn). When an anti-terrorist mission goes awry, allowing an enemy leader to escape with a supply of stolen American missiles, both men are certain that, given another chance, they can redeem themselves and the squad. Their rivalry plays out against a background of high-powered amphibious battles, allowing the film to revel in dangerous stunts and advanced weaponry. Joanne Whalley-Kilmer provides brief romantic relief as a journalist with important information, but the focus remains on the macho interplay between Hawkins and Curran. Co-written by former Navy Seal Chuck Pfarrer (with Gary Goldman), the film presents authentic details about the elite unit, but the bulk of Navy Seals tends to rely on familiar combat film conventions. Viewers seeking rapidly paced action sequences will not be disappointed, though other viewers may be less likely to overlook the predictable storyline and routine characters. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi

  • Release date:July 20, 1990

Cast

Charlie Sheen
as Lt. Dale Hawkins
Michael Biehn
as Lt. James Curran
Joanne Whalley
as Claire Verens
Rick Rossovich
as Leary
Cyril O'Reilly
as Rexer
Bill Paxton
as Dane
Paul Sanchez
as Ramos
Nicholas Kadi
as Ben Shaheed
Cathryn de Prume
as Bartender
Ian Tyler
as Shepherd
Sally Dennison
Nehme Fadlallah
as Ali
Vic Tablian
as Terrorist
Richard Venture
as Adm. Colker
William Hubbard Knight
as Submarine Captain
Michael Fitzpatrick
as Aircraft Carrier Officer
Marc Zuber
as Villa Hostage
Tom Sean Foley
as Crewman C130
Julie Selzer
Ira Wheeler
as Warren Stinson
Ezra Abraham
as Israeli Intelligence
Michael Halphie
as Israeli Intelligence #1
Ron Faber
as Gen. Mateen
John Pruitt
as Local TV Announcer
Ronald G. Joseph
as Capt. Dunne
George Jackos
as Druze Fighter
Greg McKinney
as U.S. Helicopter Pilot
Adam Hussein
as Latanya Captain
Mark Carlton
as Jim Elmore
Bill Cort
as Elliott West
Randy Hall
as Navy Seal No. 8
Dennis Haysbert
as Graham
S. Epatha Merkerson
as Jolena
Rob Moran
as US Helicopter Pilot
Titus Welliver
as Redneck in Bar
William Roberts
as Aircraft Carrier Officer
William Cort

Crew

Lewis Teague
Director
Alvin Sargent
Screenwriter
Gary Goldman
Screenwriter
Chuck Pfarrer
Screenwriter
Kevin Jarre
Screenwriter
John A. Alonzo
Cinematographer
Eddie Schwartz
Songwriter
Lisa Hartman
Songwriter
Jim Cuddy
Songwriter
Jude Cole
Songwriter
Michael Dilbeck
Musical Direction/Supervision
Steve Bates
Songwriter
Sylvester Levay
Composer (Music Score)
Sylvester Levay
Songwriter
Tom Whitlock
Songwriter
Giorgio Moroder
Songwriter
Bill Wray
Songwriter
Glen Ballard
Songwriter
Greg Keelor
Songwriter
Don Zimmerman
Editor
Veronica Hadfield
Production Designer
Ed Williams
Art Director
Bernard Williams
Co-producer
Brenda Feigen
Co-producer
Malcolm Stone
Set Designer
Brad Loman
Costume Designer
Debra Schutt
Set Decorator
Matthew Mungle
Special Effects
John Stears
Special Effects
Keith Woulard
Consultant/advisor
Tom Harbrecht
Consultant/advisor
Steve Fraser
Consultant/advisor
Chuck Pfarrer
Consultant/advisor
Dan Jessee
Consultant/advisor
Frank Leslie
Consultant/advisor
Bud Davis
Stunts
Lynne Eagan
Makeup
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