Best War Movies of 1988


The Beast of War

7.3/10 IMDB

During the war in Afghanistan a Soviet tank crew commanded by a tyrannical officer find themselves lost and in a struggle against a band of Mujahadeen guerrillas in the mountains.

Starring: George Dzundza, Jason Patric, Steven Bauer, Stephen Baldwin, Don Harvey, Kabir Bedi, Erick Avari, Chaim Jeraffi, Shoshi Marciano, Yitzhak Ne'eman ..
Directed by: Kevin Reynolds
Release date: 1988-09-14

Rambo III

5.8/10 IMDB

Combat has taken its toll on Rambo, but he's finally begun to find inner peace in a monastery. When Rambo's friend and mentor Col. Trautman asks for his help on a top secret mission to Afghanistan, Rambo declines but must reconsider when Trautman is captured.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Kurtwood Smith, Spiros Focás, Sasson Gabai, Doudi Shoua, Randy Raney, Marcus Gilbert, Alon Abutbul, Mahmoud Assadollahi ..
Directed by: Peter MacDonald
Release date: 1988-05-24


6.4/10 IMDB

Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a temporary shortage of helicopters causes a delay. Working with an Air Force reconnaissance pilot, Capt. Bartholomew Clark, he maps out an escape route.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Jerry Reed, David Marshall Grant, Clayton Rohner, Erich Anderson, Joe Dorsey, Michael Ng, Theodore Chan Woei-Shyong, Don Ruffin ..
Directed by: Peter Markle
Release date: 1988-07-21
Best War Movies of 1988 : Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie

Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie

7.6/10 IMDB

Winner of a Best Documentary Academy Award, Marcel Ophuls' riveting film details the heinous legacy of the Gestapo head dubbed "The Butcher of Lyon." Responsible for over 4,000 deaths in occupied France during World War II, Barbie would escape--with U.S. help--to South America in 1951, where he lived until a global manhunt led to his 1983 arrest and subsequent trial.

Starring: Klaus Barbie, Marcel Ophüls, Serge Klarsfeld, Beate Klarsfeld, Claude Lanzmann, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Günter Grass, Jacques Vergès, Régis Debray, Bertrand Tavernier ..
Directed by: Marcel Ophüls
Release date: 1988-11-01

Red Scorpion

5.1/10 IMDB

A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and repressing the locals, so he switches sides and helps the rebels.

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, M. Emmet Walsh, Al White, T. P. McKenna, Carmen Argenziano, Alex Colon, Brion James, Greg Latter, Ruben Nthodi, Vusi Dibakwane ..
Directed by: Joseph Zito
Release date: 1988-12-24

Braddock: Missing in Action III

4.8/10 IMDB

When Colonel James Braddock is told that his Asian wife and 12-year-old son are still alive in Communist Vietnam, he mounts a one-man assault to free them. Armed with the latest high-tech firepower, Braddock fights his way into the heart of the country and ends up battling his way out with several dozen abused Amerasian children in tow! Struggling to keep them alive while outmaneuvering a sadistic Vietnamese officer, Braddock ignites the jungle in a blazing cross-country race for freedom.

Starring: Chuck Norris, Aki Aleong, Roland Harrah III, Miki Kim, Yehuda Efroni, Ron Barker, Floyd Levine, Jack Rader, Melinda Betron, Rick Prieto ..
Directed by: Aaron Norris
Release date: 1988-01-22


5.7/10 IMDB

Two rebellious youths, Ralph and Scott, find themselves struggling with adulthood as the Vietnam War rages. Feeling trapped in their small town, Scott battles with his conservative veteran father, Cliff, and Ralph deals with his desperately sexual mother, Ev. When tragic news arrives from overseas, the entire town, inspired by Ralph and Scott's antiwar efforts, reevaluates its attitude toward the war.

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce Dern, Mariette Hartley, Winona Ryder, Joanna Cassidy, Christopher Wynne, Kara Zielke ..
Directed by: Ernest Thompson
Release date: 1988-08-18
Best War Movies of 1988 : Journey's End

Journey's End

7.4/10 IMDB

A British Company in the WWI trenches await an inevitable German attack in this 1988 adaptation of R.C. Sherriff's play.

Starring: Edward Petherbridge, Jeremy Northam, Mark Payton, Timothy Spall, Gary Cady, Dorian Healy, George Baker, Clive Swift, John Forgeham, Anthony Herrick ..
Directed by: Michael Simpson
Release date: 1988-01-01
Best War Movies of 1988 : The Heroes

The Heroes

7.9/10 IMDB

Based on a true story, The Heroes follows one of the most extraordinary and heroic exploits of World War II. After months of rigorous training in the north of Australia, a team of 14 men, most barely out of their teens, set sail from Cairns on board a leaky old fishing boat called 'The Krait'. Their mission, code-named Operation Jaywick, became a tense voyage through thousands of kilometres of Japanese held territory to launch a daring attack on Singapore Harbour. The raid is a success but within sight of safety they encounter a Japanese destroyer, and all prepare to die rather than be taken prisoner.

Starring: John Bach, Briony Behets, John Bonney, John Hargreaves, Cameron Daddo, Christopher Morsley, Jason Donovan, Paul Rhys ..
Directed by: Donald Crombie
Release date: 1988-01-01

Platoon Leader

5.3/10 IMDB

West Point graduate lieutenant Jeff Knight meets cynicism when taking command of sergeant Michael McNamara's tour veterans platoon in a Vietnamese trench camp. Unlike his predecessor, who hid till the end of his tour, Jeff takes charge, experiences the manual doesn't allow coping with all realities and gets wounded. He returns, now fully respect by men and superiors. Besides the Vietcong, the platoon wrestles with the inscrutable villagers, which the G.I.'s officially protect, but also fear as some collaborate with them, other covertly with the Cong, either way subject to bloody reprisals.

Starring: Michael Dudikoff, Robert F. Lyons, Michael DeLorenzo, Jesse Dabson, Daniel Demorest, Rick Fitts, Tony Pierce, Brian Libby, Michael Rider, William Smith ..
Directed by: Aaron Norris
Release date: 1988-10-01
Best War Movies of 1988 : Tumbledown


7.2/10 IMDB

The film centres on the experiences of Robert Lawrence MC (played by Colin Firth), an officer of the Scots Guards during the Falklands War of 1982. While fighting at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown, Lawrence is shot in the head by an Argentine sniper, and left paralysed on his left side. He then must learn to adjust to his new disability.

Starring: Colin Firth, Paul Rhys, Paul Rhys, David Calder, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Sophie Thompson, Dan Hildebrand, Mark Williams, Paul Higgins, Timothy Carlton ..
Directed by: Richard Eyre
Release date: 1988-05-29
Best War Movies of 1988 : Alamo: The Price of Freedom

Alamo: The Price of Freedom

6.6/10 IMDB

In 1836, a small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas.

Starring: Casey Biggs, Enrique Sandino, Merrill Connally, Derek Caballero, Don Swayze, Martin Cuellar, Steve Sandor, Steve Abolt, Robert Wade Baker, Michael T. Boyd ..
Directed by: Kieth Merrill
Release date: 1988-03-06
Best War Movies of 1988 : My Father, My Son

My Father, My Son

6.8/10 IMDB

When an Admiral orders the use of Agent Orange in Vietnam, he has no idea the deadly consequences of his actions for his son.

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karl Malden, Jenny Lewis, Margaret Klenck, Grace Zabriskie, Michael Horton, Dirk Blocker, Billy L. Sullivan, Tim Choate, Jenny Lewis ..
Directed by: Jeff Bleckner
Release date: 1988-03-21
Best War Movies of 1988 : The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission

The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission

5.0/10 IMDB

A renegade team of World War II soldiers. This time, one of the 12 is a woman and, with a Nazi spy within their midst, they're up against German wartime geniuses out to establish a Fourth Reich.

Starring: Telly Savalas, Ernest Borgnine, Hunt Block, Matthew Burton, Jeff Conaway, Alex Cord, Erik Estrada, Ernie Hudson, James Carroll Jordan, Ray Mancini ..
Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
Release date: 1988-11-10

The Stick

5.6/10 IMDB

A squad (stick) of South African soldiers is sent into the bush to track down some rebel fighters when things take a supernatural turn.

Starring: Greg Latter, Sean Taylor, Frantz Dobrowsky, James Whyle, Nicky Rebelo, Frank Opperman, Gys de Villiers, Winston Ntshona, Dixon Malele, Elsabe Zietsman ..
Directed by: Darrell James Roodt
Release date: 1988-08-23
Best War Movies of 1988 : The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank

The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank

6.8/10 IMDB

During the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam, Otto Frank decides to hide his family, who are Jewish, after his daughter Margot is called to appear for transport to a Nazi labour camp. Miep Gies, Otto Frank's office assistant hides them in the attic above the office. The film tells the true story of Gies' struggle to keep the family hidden and safe, as the Nazis turn Amsterdam upside-down. Based upon Gies' memoirs and Anne Frank's famous diary.

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Paul Scofield, Victor Spinetti, Tom Wilkinson, Lisa Jacobs, Huub Stapel, Eleanor Bron ..
Directed by: John Erman
Release date: 1988-04-17
Best War Movies of 1988 : The Dressmaker

The Dressmaker

6.3/10 IMDB

In England during World War II, a repressed dressmaker and her sister struggle looking after their 17-year-old niece, who is having a delusional affair with an American soldier.

Starring: Joan Plowright, Billie Whitelaw, Pete Postlethwaite, Jane Horrocks, Tim Ransom, Pippa Hinchley, Rosemary Martin, Tony Haygarth, Michael James Reed, Sam Douglas ..
Directed by: Jim O'Brien
Release date: 1988-12-16
Best War Movies of 1988 : Hanna's War

Hanna's War

6.2/10 IMDB

Hanna's War is the true story of Hanna Senesh, a Hungarian-Jewish WW2 resistance fighter, who would become Israel's "Joan of Arc". As a young person, she fled Nazi-occupied Hungary for Palestine, where she was recruited and trained by the British to serve as a commando. After completing her training in Britain, she parachutes into Yugoslavia with a commando team to establish escape routes across the Hungarian-Yugoslavian border for downed British pilots. Her attempts to save Hungarian Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary, however, leads to her capture, torture and demise at the hands of the Gestapo and the Nazi-controlled Hungarian police.

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Maruschka Detmers, Anthony Andrews, Donald Pleasence, David Warner, Vincent Riotta, Christopher Fairbank, Rob Jacks, Serge El-Baz, Eli Gorenstein ..
Directed by: Menahem Golan
Release date: 1988-04-14
Best War Movies of 1988 : Miss Arizona

Miss Arizona

6.6/10 IMDB

Story of the owners (Mastroianni and Schygulla) of a fancy nightclub in Budapest before and during WWII.

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Gyula Szabó, Hanna Schygulla, Mária Varga, Kati Kovács, Reviczky Gábor, Urbano Barberini, Juli Básti, Dorottya Udvaros, Sándor Zsótér ..
Directed by: Pál Sándor
Release date: 1988-02-04


5.2/10 IMDB

While on a seemingly routine delivery run for the Brigadier, Benton finds himself close to his childhood home, where ghosts from his past have never rested easily… Trapped in a nightmare world where past and present are one, will he be lost forever or can he fight his way back to reality, where he is desperately needed?

Starring: John Levene, Michael Wisher, Mary Greenhalgh, Peter Greenhalgh, Steven Stanley, Peter Noad, Paul Flanagan II, Nicholas Briggs, Nicholas Courtney ..
Directed by: Keith Barnfather
Release date: 1988-01-01

Final Reprisal

5.1/10 IMDB

Sergeant David Callahan leads a task force of U.S. Marines on a failed mission. Five years later, working as an adviser to Thai Special Forces, he is forced to return to the Vietnamese P.O.W. camp he escaped years before, to fight a deadly duel.

Starring: Gary Daniels, Jim Gaines, Protacio Dee, Oscar Daniels, David Light, Richard King, El Chameleon, Ingrid Erlandson, Kristine Erlandson, Leif Erlandson ..
Directed by: Teddy Chiu
Release date: 1988-05-25
Best War Movies of 1988 : Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct

4.4/10 IMDB

For America, the Vietnam War is over. Johnny doesn't see it that way. This Special Forces soldier battles vicious Vietcong, a sadistic Russian advisor and his own peacenik girlfriend as he embarks on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.

Starring: Robert Patrick, Robert Dryer, William Steis, Morgan Douglas, Lydie Denier, Joe Mari Avellana, Henry Strzalkowski, Anthony East, David Light, Mel Davidson ..
Directed by: Cirio H. Santiago
Release date: 1988-01-01
Best War Movies of 1988 : Jungle Rats

Jungle Rats

5.3/10 IMDB

The American army sets up a special force to free two American officers who were captured by the Vietcong in Vietnam in 1976.

Starring: Romano Kristoff, Jim Gaines, Jerry Bailey, Michael Welborn ..
Directed by: Teddy Chiu
Release date: 1988-03-10

Soldier Terminators

4.2/10 IMDB

A secret group of warriors for freedom against oppression in the South Pacific. consisting of secretly trained marines, performs surgeries on behalf of an elitist organization, they have in mind when the purpose of recovery of the control of the region achieved not let the group of mercenaries who used to feel strong, from the fear that such mercenary groups very easily can be found on the opposite side. To cover this eventuality hire in Alexander Sampson, not his own secret commando group, the conflict of baroutokapnismenon warriors of two specific groups will be ruthless ...

Starring: John Stanners, Anthony Alonzo, Frank Juhasz ..
Directed by: Charles Lee Chiu
Release date: 1988-01-01

Iron Eagle II

3.8/10 IMDB

Chappy Sinclair is called to gather together a mixed Soviet/U.S. strike force that will perform a surgical strike on a massively defended nuclear missile site in the Middle East. Chappy finds that getting the Soviet and U.S. Pilots to cooperate is only the most minor of his problems as he discovers someone in the Pentagon is actively sabotaging his mission.

Starring: Louis Gossett Jr., Mark Humphrey, Stuart Margolin, Alan Scarfe, Sharon Hacohen, Maury Chaykin, Colm Feore, Clark Johnson, Jason Blicker, Jason Gedrick ..
Directed by: Sidney J. Furie
Release date: 1988-11-11
Best War Movies of 1988 : Cop Game

Cop Game

4.9/10 IMDB

In the final days of the Vietnam War, someone is killing the officers of the elite Cobra Force. Two undercover M.P.'s are assigned to the case. The trail leads from the streets of Saigon to the war zone.

Starring: Brent Huff, Max Laurel, Romano Puppo, Candice Daly, Werner Pochath, Robert Marius, Claudio Fragasso, Donald Wilson, Massimo Vanni, Brett Halsey ..
Directed by: Bruno Mattei
Release date: 1988-01-01
Best War Movies of 1988 : Steal the Sky

Steal the Sky

5.6/10 IMDB

An Israeli agent entices an Iraqi jet pilot to defect with his MIG fighter.

Starring: Mariel Hemingway, Ben Cross, Sasson Gabai, Nicolas Surovy ..
Directed by: John D. Hancock
Release date: 1988-08-26

The Great Escape II: The Untold Story

5.5/10 IMDB

Allied prisoners tunnel out of a stalag, then return to avenge fellow escapees executed by the Nazis.

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Judd Hirsch, Tony Denison, Charles Haid, Michael Nader, Ian McShane, Derek de Lint, Donald Pleasence ..
Directed by: Paul Wendkos, Jud Taylor
Release date: 1988-11-05
Best War Movies of 1988 : Mannigan's Force

Mannigan's Force

4.0/10 IMDB

An ex-GI gathers together some of his army friends to travel to a Central American dictatorship to free some American POWs being held there.

Starring: George Nicholas, Eric Hahn, Mel Davidson, Mike Monty, Doc McCoy, Khorshield MacHalle, Jeff Griffiths, Anthony East ..
Directed by: John Ryan Grace
Release date: 1988-12-13

A Soldier's Tale

6.0/10 IMDB

In the days following the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France, a British platoon leader named Saul (Gabriel Byrne) and his corporal (Paul Wyett) reach an isolated farmhouse and encounter a beautiful French girl named Belle (Marianne Basler). Love blooms between Saul and Belle, but the grim realities of war catch up with them when a French Resistance trio claims that Belle is a Nazi collaborator. Judge Reinhold appears briefly as the token Yank.

Starring: Gabriel Byrne, Marianne Basler, Paul Wyett, Judge Reinhold, Benoît Régent, Maurice Garrel, Jacques Mathou, Bernard Farcy ..
Directed by: Larry Parr
Release date: 1988-06-16

Night Wars

4.2/10 IMDB

Two Vietnam Veterans have realistic nightmares about the war. So real are these nightmares that they start getting injured in them, and bringing things back that they had in the dream. They then buy weapons and go in to try and get one of their friends out that originally died in a POW camp during the Vietnam war. This is made harder by a traitor from the US Military Corps.

Starring: Dan Haggerty, Brian O'Connor, Cameron Smith, Steve Horton, Chet Hood, Jill Foor, Mike Hickam, David Ott, Kimberley Casey, Tim Aguilar ..
Directed by: David A. Prior
Release date: 1988-03-01
Best War Movies of 1988 : A Case of Honor

A Case of Honor

3.9/10 IMDB

A Case of Honor is a 1991 film directed by Eddie Romero. After escaping from a Vietnamese pow camp where they had suffered for five years, five American soldiers attempt to get out of the country before being spotted by Russian and Vietnamese

Starring: Timothy Bottoms, John Phillip Law, Candy Raymond, Nick Nicholson, Steve Rogers, Jeff Griffith, Robert Marius, Marilyn Bautista ..
Directed by: Eddie Romero
Release date: 1988-01-01

A Time of Destiny

5.1/10 IMDB

World War II provides the setting for a melodramatic tale of love and revenge.

Starring: William Hurt, Timothy Hutton, Melissa Leo, Stockard Channing, Megan Follows, Francisco Rabal, Concha Hidalgo, Frederick Coffin, Peter Palmer, Kelly Pacheco ..
Directed by: Gregory Nava
Release date: 1988-04-22
Best War Movies of 1988 : Private War

Private War

3.9/10 IMDB

An army sergeant terrorizes his troops in this war drama.

Starring: Joe Dallesandro, Martin Hewitt, Kimberly Beck, Reggie Johnson, Sam Hennings, B.J. Turner ..
Directed by: Frank De Palma
Release date: 1988-11-01
Best War Movies of 1988 : Paradise Road

Paradise Road

8.4/10 IMDB

The love story between a German prisoner of war and a British Army nurse, in an English prison camp in Rhodesia, during World War II.

Starring: Jeff Celentano, Susan Danford, André Jacobs ..
Directed by: Jan Scholtz
Release date: 1988-10-21
Best War Movies of 1988 : Last Platoon

Last Platoon

4.4/10 IMDB

After ex-cop and highly decorated war hero Chet Costa's Vietnamese girlfriend disappears, he accepts a risky mission: he shall blow up a bridge at the Vietnamese border to close the Vietcong's line of communication. He's given a group of prisoners to accompany him. Already on the way there their helicopter is shot down; a march through the wilderness begins. When his soldiers recognize that they're effectively on a suicide mission, they decide to get rid of their Seargent and to flee to Bangkok.

Starring: Richard Hatch, Vassili Karis, Donald Pleasence, Milene Thy-Sanh, Max Laurel, David Brass, David Light, Mel Davidson ..
Directed by: Ignazio Dolce
Release date: 1988-08-21

The Killing Ground

7.6/10 IMDB

1988 CBC docudrama on Canada's role in WW1. Terence McKenna tours the Battlefields of Ypres, the Somme, Vimy Ridge and Paschendaele. Actors portray several Canadian soldiers in WW1 in re-enactments based on their memoirs, diaries and letters.

Starring: Terence McKenna ..
Release date: 1988-01-01
Best War Movies of 1988 : Kani Manga

Kani Manga

6.1/10 IMDB

An Iraqi pilot crashes during the Iran-Iraq War over the Kurdish mountains, and two teams race to find him first: the Iranians who want to arrest him, and the Kurds who want to save him from Iranian capture.

Starring: Faramarz Gharibian, Ali Sabet, Abdolreza Akbari, Ali Sabet ..
Directed by: Seifollah Dad
Release date: 1988-02-01

Cobra Mission 2

3.8/10 IMDB

A Vietnam vet who specializes in freeing POWs goes behind enemy lines on a rescue mission with a group of mercenaries.

Starring: Brett Baxter Clark, Jeff Moldovan, Julie M. Carlo, José Guerra, Franklin Dominguez, Aida M. Selman, Willy Nunez, Charles Rack, Thomas Irving, César Olmo ..
Directed by: Camillo Teti
Release date: 1988-09-09
Best War Movies of 1988 : Covert Action

Covert Action

3.6/10 IMDB

Inside the stately Senate Hearing Room, Frank White, professional soldier, Vietnam vet and CIA operative, is fighting the toughest battle of his life: he's on trial for the assassination of Miguel Rivera, a Central American diplomat. Only two men could have made the shot - White or his friend Rick Burns, ex-military sniper now working as a Mafia hitman. Testimony unravels the intricate web created by Rivera and Daniel Waterman, head of an international cartel dabbling in both Latin American Politics and cocaine.

Starring: Rick Washburn, J. Christian Ingvordsen, Stuart Garrison Day, Amanda Zinsser, Johnny Stumper, Joe Ambrose, Charles Kay-Hune, Steven Kaman ..
Directed by: J. Christian Ingvordsen
Release date: 1988-06-29
Best War Movies of 1988 : F-16 Falcon

F-16 Falcon

0.0/10 IMDB

The F-16 Falcon, an aerodynamic masterpiece proven superior for today's combat arena designed to out-fight and armed to dominate. In this full colour panorama, pilots and crew give you the detailed look at the bsystems, weapons and "magic" which makes the F-16 a 21s' century multi-mission fighter. From Fightertown to Central Europe, you're in the cockpit during gut-wrenching dog fighting and super sonic low level attacks, Fly with the U.S. Air Force and NATO countries as they take it to the edge in the deadliest game of all. You'll fly with the best of the best at Gunsmoke and review the F-16XL Delta-wing Falcon and go down on the deck with the new Lantirn infrared night attack system. Get the first look at the new F-16N and the computerised Air Combat evaluation System, just delivered to the Navy's prestigious "Top Gun". Finally, you'll go for a high-powered ride with the world famous "Thunderbirds" as they move the sky around to the music of John Serrie.

Release date: 1988-06-01
Best War Movies of 1988 : Fatal Command

Fatal Command

0.0/10 IMDB

The Russian operations in Asia are ruined by the American agents. Ivan, a KGB, is sent to Kampuchea and terminates the op-posing American forces. John Matthews, an American CIA spy, works with Jim, a patriot to offset the Russian aggression. In Kampuchea, Well’s, a military general, is recruited by the KGB secretly and he makes use of his formal cover to get rid of Jim. Realizing that he’s a traitor, Jim never drops his guard. He concentrates on destroying him along with his gangsters. During the birthday party of Wells' daughter...

Starring: Sun Chien, Chiang Tao, George Estregan, Mike Cohen ..
Directed by: Godfrey Ho
Release date: 1988-01-07

Thanks Girls and Goodbye

0.0/10 IMDB

Documentary using archival footage, newsreels and contemporary interviews with women of the WW2 Australian Women's Land Army.

Starring: Gloria Gear ..
Directed by: Sue Maslin, Sue Hardisty
Release date: 1988-09-22
Best War Movies of 1988 : Chopper Wars

Chopper Wars

0.0/10 IMDB

Fly low, blasting everything in front of you to pieces was one version. The other was send light helos, like the Loach, teamed up with two gunships. Together known as "Pink Teams" they would fly low trying to draw enemy fire. When the V.C. opened up, the gunships would strike quickly with rockets and machine guns. The tactic known as Recon by Fire is just one of the operations you will experience firsthand in "CHOPPER WARS." It is a story about one of the most devastating weapons used in the Vietnam War, the Viet Cong's worst nightmare--the helicopter. "To the grunts, they were a godsend--to the enemy they were beasts from Hell--the "CHOPPERS!" -insane copy from the back of the VHS box.

Starring: Richard Lynch ..
Directed by: Gordon Forbes III
Release date: 1988-01-01

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