PG | | Comedy, Crime
A small time arms dealer in South America to sell weapons to the revolutionaries, winds up negotiating the sale of an experimental plane to the nation's dictator.
One of only two films Director William Friedkin wrote nothing about, positive or negative, in his memoir, The Friedkin Connection (see also The Guardian (1990)).
It's only my second day in San Miguel, and I'll tell ya', I'm ready to hitchhike to Jonestown for a few laughs and a cool drink. This place is hotter than Dolly Parton's minipad. My job takes me all over the world. Lebanon, Nicaragua... Newark. You ...
The open faced pilots helmet that Ray is carrying as he inspects the fighter jet at the arms show is completely different from the close faced one he's wearing when he's flying that same jet a few minutes later.
CBS edited 5 minutes from this film for its 1988 network television premiere.
$3,520,605 6 November 1983
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