Action / Thriller, Released 1983, Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack

A group of Vietnam War vets re-unite to rescue one of their own who got left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese. Supported by the fallen man’s father and rich business man whose son is also a POW, the group trains and engages in the dangerous endeavor.


I had never seen this before but I found it entertaining. It struck me as a predecessor to the original A-Team series, maybe inspiring it. It took me most of the movie to identify one actor, and once I did I found it fitting that a pilot rescuing POW’s from the Vietnam war is rescued in another movie (Iron Eagle.)