Missing in Action (1984)
Average Rating: 4.4/10
Reviews Counted: 13
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 10
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1984 Wide
Average Rating: 3/5
User Ratings: 12,188
Being a former Vietnam POW himself, Colonel James Braddock (Chuck Norris) was the natural choice to accompany an MIA investigation to Ho Chi Minh City. After turning up some questionable information, Braddock travels to Thailand to meet an old buddy (M. Emmet Walsh) who could help him launch a rescue mission. Just four months after the film's successful release, the prequel Missing in Action 2 - The Beginning followed and performed equally well at the box office. The third installment, Braddock:
Jan 1, 1984 Wide
Jun 13, 2000
MGM Home Entertainment
M. Emmet Walsh
Protacio "Tony" Dee
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The best of Chuck Norris in film, and that isn't saying much.
They better hope he stays missing in action...
One of those ultra-rare cases where the prequel (1985) and the sequel (1988) are better than the original.
"Hey, maybe if we show Chuck Norris killing a lot of evil Asians, we can make people forget about that whole Vietnam thing..."
Norris does Stallone ... badly.
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