The Rescue (1988)

The Rescue (1988)





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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.
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Touchstone Pictures

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James Cromwell
as Adm. Rothman
Charles Haid
as Cmdr. Howard
Edward Albert
as Cmdr. Merrill
Kevin Dillon
as Merrill
Timothy Carhart
as Lt. Phillips
Steve Moore
as A-4 Pilot
Ellen Barber
as Virginia
Ned Vaughn
as Shawn
Stephen Ng
as Kim Song Man #1
Leon Russom
as Capt. Miller
Christine Harnos
as Adrian Phillips
Lorry Goldman
as Sec. Gates
Ian Giatti
as Bobby
Steven Dean Moore
as A-4 Pilot
Anne Curry
as Sybil
Wendy Jill Gordon
as Newscaster
Tom Nelson
as Capt. Stillman
John Benfel
as A-4 Pilot
No Tran
as Kim Song Man #4
Ock Youn Chang
as Commandant
Pak Kun Tang
as Kim Song Man #3
Norman Palacio
as Base Gate Guard
Trevor Sai Loue
as Kim Song Man #2
Seong Hee Lee
as Border Gun
Shim Sung Sool
as Tae Kwon Do Instructor
Rocky Wing Cheung Ho
as Cell Guard/Fighter
Herbert Wong
as Riverman
Mel Wong
as Kim Song
Tony Lee
as Patrol Boat Officer
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Good action movie for kids....used to be my favorite when I was little. Totally unrealistic, but still a fun action movie for young people.

Andrea Engler
Andrea Engler

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

Isaac H
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
Keith Munley

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