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Has Anyone Seen "Behind Enemy Lines" Yet?  
User currently offlineBoeing757fan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 9 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1647 times:

Just curious if its any good. With all the flight test work I did with the F/A18E/F Super Hornet at Pax River, and all the people telling me how shitty it was, they sure do make it look awesome in this movie.

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User currently offlineKROC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 9 months 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1610 times:

I heard it got 5 stars and is very good. Not sure if that is because the nation is craving a good war movie, or because it really is good!

User currently offlineTurbineBeaver From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1199 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 9 months 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 1608 times:

It was pretty good.

Kinda got annoyed with that missile scene, a LITTLE fake (if a missile strikes your elevator, I DOUBT it will keep going, turn around, and come back atcha...lol).

Also, what's with the two-seater hornets? I know they exist but thougth that they were for training pretty much, and I know the Blue Angels have one. Maybe I'm wrong, but I guess I was under the impression the super hornet was a one-seater, hmmm.

TB


User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1603 times:

I haven't, and I'm not going to. It will only deepen my disappointment at Hollywood and their pathetic attempts to incorporate aviation (and the military) into their flicks. I know it is going to be unaccurate and unrealistic. Just look at the (armed!) UH-1's flying from onboard the a/c carrier (in the trailer)!

LY744.



Pacifism only works if EVERYBODY practices it
User currently offlineBoeing757fan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (12 years 9 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1595 times:

Just look at the (armed!) UH-1's flying from onboard the a/c carrier (in the trailer)!

What do you know?! I have seen armed UH-1's in training off the coast of San Diego aboard the USS Kitty Hawk... Gosh I really hate it when people, especially from other countries, act like they know whats going on...  Insane in the US.



User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (12 years 9 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1591 times:

Belonging to the USMC, I presume?

LY744.



Pacifism only works if EVERYBODY practices it
User currently offlineBoeing757fan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (12 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1591 times:

Why? Yes.... No movie will be perfect. If you are a peace activist and dont wanna go see this movie, so be it.

Bet you would say Desert Camo F/A18's arent real either...


User currently offlineGocaps16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4346 posts, RR: 21
Reply 7, posted (12 years 9 months 4 weeks ago) and read 1582 times:

I will probably see it over Christmas break. It looks like a good movie and I'll be working with the Super Hornet F-18 jets next year. They are also my favourite fighter jets.

Kevin/DCA


User currently offlineStrickerje From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 723 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (12 years 9 months 4 weeks ago) and read 1584 times:

I saw it last night and thought it was really good. It was entertaining, exciting, and realistic enough. (Yes, the missile scene seemed a bit farfetched, but that didn't really take away from the movie, IMHO.)

-Jeffrey S.


User currently offlineILS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 1573 times:

It is so good and very realistic, I saw it last night. The only corny part is at the end when he is shooting at the enemy and sliding on ice. Other than that, it is awesome.

User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6294 posts, RR: 33
Reply 10, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1565 times:

I just saw it today. To say that the missle scene is a little far fetched is the same as saying you will experience a little moisture in the shower. The people around me couldn't understand why I was laughing.
The actor who played the GIB really, really sucked.
On the plus side, it had about 2 minutes of good flying scenes. Gene Hackman gave his recently mediocre performane. Oh, the scene where the satellite is tracking the GIB is also hilarious. About as real as the airplane taking off at the end of Airplane!.



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