His job is surprisingly mundane, given that he's flying over or around combat areas, until his bombardier is shot during a mission. There are no real extras on the Blu-ray, but you can set bookmarks. Smaller parts are given to stand outs such as Tom Sizemore, David Schwimmer and Ving Rhames, none of whom are particularly remarkable here though it is interesting to see them appear in the film. Arquette, who is easy enough to look at, seems to match Johnson's penchant for sleepwalking in this film, however. Of course, all of this will be done undercover and without the authorization of top brass.
Dafoe is the one, true stand out in the film and he steals pretty much every scene he is afforded the opportunity to though he never goes completely over the top as he does in some of his other performances. Part of this has to do with the era it depicts. The film starts with and Morgan 'Morg' McPherson out in a bombing run in their A-6 over. He bleeds out before they can get back to their carrier. Most of the cast, including , , , and , are completely wasted on paper-thin bit roles or characters with little substance. Flight Of The Intruder From the producer of The Hunt For Red October and the director of Red Dawn comes this explosive wartime adventure with spectacular aerial action.
There are a few flaws, mainly color banding and noise, but they're not too frustrating. It would have been better if they would have spent more time developing the mission, making the actual mission more elaborate, and then ending the mission when they got back. The early nineties action flick from the director of 'Red Dawn' is coming to high-definition in April. With Johnson headlining the cast Danny Glover is top billed but he's really only a supporting player here , the film is hurt as he isn't all that convincing in the part. Not only does the target turn out to be just a figment of faulty intelligence, but on their way back a peasant with a rifle gets a lucky shot and McPherson is hit. At first, Cole rejects the idea as being too risky, but when they lose another pilot, , he changes his mind. Flight of the Intruder is based on a novel by Stephen Coonts and details the trials, tribulations and frustrations of Lt.
Grafton takes it hard, especially since he's become disillusioned with how the war is being run. There's also a frivolous romance tossed in for good measure. Jake Grafton Brad Johnson as he and his partner are doing some routine bombing missions. Unfortunately, there's really only about an hour of good material in this movie. . For instance, a treetop bombing run might be incredibly dangerous, but it is not as cinematic as a dogfight between two jet fighters. There's considerably more focus here on realism and detail and this really shows in the combat scenes.
Rhames has about a dozen lines, and Sizemore is given a weak sidekick role. This results in some pacing problems and a film that winds up feeling very padded when it should have been consistently tense and suspenseful. The strike goes about as poorly as possible. Then he meets Lieutenant Commander Virgil Cole Willem Dafoe and convinces him to help him out on his quest to secretly sneak out in a top of the line A-6 Intruder bomber, fly it across enemy lines, and bomb the Hell out of the enemy stronghold. Danny Glover Lethal Weapon plays Commander Frank Camparelli, the battle-hardened squadron leader of an aircraft carrier during the Vietnam War. Based on the novel of the same name by author Stephen Coonts, it's neither the most realistic war film ever made, nor the most exciting, but it's got a few interesting cast members and a couple of scenes that work.
Supplements: What are the extras? But the characters are remarkably flat and annoyingly one-dimensional. And even if they succeed, they will face the wrath of their and a likely court martial. The Verdict doesn't bring anything new to the genre and what it does bring is only. While color reproduction looks quite good and detail levels aren't bad, the picture is frequently dirty and mild print damage appears throughout. But when Grafton meets up with Lt.
Even die hard fans of the movie will most likely be let down by the lack of supplements none. So though the movie sported two major stars in Willem Dafoe and Danny Glover look for early appearances by Tom Sizemore and Ving Rhames ; could this movie about an airplane and a war that had been done so many times before still fly? You will notice, however, that there is some distortion in the higher range of the mix. There are moments where the transfer shines and others where it looks soft and noisy and the complete lack of extras makes it really hard to recommend. For instance, this movie came out on January 18th, 1991. Navy pilot named Lieutenant Jake 'Cool Hand' Grafton Brad Johnson who spends his days flying various bombing missions over the northern section of Vietnam. Then again, we might not.
Director: Writers: , , Starring: , , , , , ». But, a film like Apocalypse Now, Das Boot, Hamburger Hill or the recent war drama, The Hurt Locker do such a better job showing audiences that war is hell, all while delivering a compelling, moving drama at the same time. I could have described , which wasn't a when it was released five years previously. Perhaps someone who has served in the Navy will better connect with the characters in Flight of the Intruder, implanting their own personal experiences and interactions with these cardboard cutouts. Extras: Amazingly enough, this disc contains no extras aside from a menu and chapter selection. Lionsgate couldn't even be bothered to include a trailer here, though they have included some promos for other, unrelated titles that are played before you can get to the menu screen. Flight Of The Intruder is far from a classic but it deserved a better Blu-ray release than it has received here.
The plane: the A-6 Intruder, a low-altitude bomber with no defensive weapons. He plays an important part in the narrative — to be sure — but he's never as thoroughly developed as one might hope. Talk about a noisy visual experience. The city had been declared off-limits because it was believed that it would have a negative impact on the Paris peace talks, so the raid lands Grafton and Cole in hot water. Score: 6 out of 10 Languages and Audio Audio choices are English 5.