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The Rescue (1988)

The Rescue (1988)

The Rescue





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This implausible adventure is for every empty-headed 12-year-old boy who wants a bullet-spewing weapon of destruction. Four teen-age sons of American servicemen taken prisoner during the Korean War set out to rescue their fathers. The crew was captured on their mission to destroy an American submarine rather than have it fall into enemy hands. The four sons, ranging in ages from 10 to 22, steal sealed plans from the Defense Department to help them free the prisoners.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Action & Adventure
Directed By:
Written By: John Thomas, Jim Thomas
In Theaters:
Touchstone Pictures


Kevin Dillon
as Merrill
Christine Harnos
as Adrian Phillips
Charles Haid
as Cmdr. Howard
Edward Albert
as Cmdr. Merrill
Timothy Carhart
as Lt. Phillips
Mel Wong
as Kim Song
James Cromwell
as Adm. Rothman
Ellen Barber
as Virginia
Lorry Goldman
as Sec. Gates
Leon Russom
as Capt. Miller
Shim Sung Sool
as Tae Kwon Do Instruct...
Tom Nelson
as Capt. Stillman
Herbert Wong
as Riverman
Rocky Wing Cheung Ho
as Cell Guard/Fighter
Ock Youn Chang
as Commandant
Seong Hee Lee
as Border Gun
Tony Lee
as Patrol Boat Officer
Norman Palacio
as Base Gate Guard
Stephen Ng
as Kim Song Man #1
Trevor Sai Loue
as Kim Song Man #2
Pak Kun Tang
as Kim Song Man #3
No Tran
as Kim Song Man #4
Steve Moore
as A-4 Pilot
John Benfel
as A-4 Pilot
Tony Lee
as Patrol Boat Officer
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Good excitement suspense of a group of teens who set out to rescue their fathers from a prisoner-of-war camp.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

It has its cheese, but The Rescue is still a fun action/war film for tweens.

Isaac H

Super Reviewer

Classic 80's gold...American Kids saving there dads from evil South Korea. It is basically Iron Eagle without the plane vs. motorcycle race through the canyon. Why dont they make movies like this anymore. Back in the day even the bad movies were at least entertaining, New movies just take themselves to serious

Keith Munley

Super Reviewer

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