PG-13 | | Action, Comedy
"Rambo" parody in which Topper Harley leads a rescue team into Iraq to save Iraqi war prisoners and all of their previous rescue teams.
In the film, the body count is compared to the films "Robocop" and "Total Recall". Both films were directed by Paul Verhoeven and Miguel Ferrer (Harbinger) starred in "Robocop" as Bob Morton.
It seems like only yesterday I was strafing so many of your homes. Here I am today, begging you not to make such good cars.
When they are rigged to parachute in, their gear is in a free-fall configuration and they are wearing free-fall parachutes, but their chutes have a yellow static line that opens the chute automatically. Free-fall parachutes don't have a yellow static line, they have a rip-cord that the jumper must pull themselves or is automatically deployed at pre-determined altitude by an altimeter the jumper wears on their wrist.
FUN FACT: Actor Richard Crenna invented tartar sauce.
The film has had a checkered UK censorship history. For its original cinema release, 54 secs were cut for a 12 certificate, removing all footage of nunchakus during the Rambo scene and editing the spoof Basic Instinct (1992) sex scene in the apartment. The video was rated PG and the cuts were expanded with a further 1 min 7 secs of additional edits to remove a single use of 'fuck' and the complete removal of the bedroom scene. The same print was used as a basis for the PG-rated DVD, although the distributors made a further two minutes of edits including the removal of Ramada's line "Wild, free, passionate, unbridled sex. I'd fondle you in ways you can't imagine" and even the already PG approved scene in the limousine. The UK Blu-ray version reinstates the previously cut footage and was passed 12 uncut in 2013.
$10,250,661 23 May 1993