Firefox/Heartbreak Ridge [Blu-ray]

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Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.55 out of 5 stars.
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96% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (24 out of 25)

Special Features

  • Firefox: Vintage featurette Clint Eastwood: Director
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Heartbreak Ridhe: Theatrical trailer

Synopsis

Heartbreak Ridge
Having spent much of his directorial career emulating Don Siegel and John Ford, Clint Eastwood borrows a page from the catalogue of Sam Fuller in Heartbreak Ridge. Eastwood casts himself as an old-fashioned Marine Corps sergeant who is out of step with the new-fashioned military. He returns to his old outfit as a gunnery sergeant, where he runs afoul of 1980s-style superior officers to whom the words "Gung Ho" are foolish anachronisms. But through his tough tutelage, Eastwood's lackadaisical platoon is whipped into a first-rate fighting machine, favoring teamwork over such New Age gobbledygook as "self-fulfillment." Eastwood's men prove their mettle during the invasion of Grenada. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Firefox
Producer/director/star Clint Eastwood takes his sweet time getting Firefox started. Eastwood plays Mitchell Gant, a past-his-prime U.S. pilot, smuggled into the Soviet Union to steal a new Russian supersonic fighting plane. Fortunately the KGB men are as burnt out as Gant, enabling him to abscond with the plane with the greatest of ease. The rest of the film is a protracted chase, pitting Gant against scores of impersonal MIG pilots. Based on a novel by Craig Thomas. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Clint Eastwood
    Clint Eastwood - Tom Highway
  • Marsha Mason
    Marsha Mason - Aggie
  • Everett McGill
    Everett McGill - Maj. Powers
  • Moses Gunn
    Moses Gunn - Sgt. Webster
  • Eileen Heckart
    Eileen Heckart - Little Mary

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