Broken Arrow Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Travolta, Christian Slater

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Major Vic Deakins (Travolta) and Captain Riley Hale (Slater) are piloting a B3 Stealth bomber on maneuvers over the Utah desert when Deakins crash lands the jet. Enraged over repeatedly being passed over for promotion, Deakins has turned traitor and uses the two nuclear warheads aboard the plane to blackmail the U.S.: either they ransom the bombs or he explodes them in the southwestern United States. But Captain Hale and a sharp park ranger named Terry Carmichael (Mathis) stand in the way of his plans. After some fighting and chasing in the desert, the two colleagues end in a dramatic fistfight aboard a racing train near a remote control that can explode the warheads. Though directed by famed action guy John Woo and written by Graham Yost (who did the two "Speed" screenplays), this 1996 thriller is uneven in momentum and rhythm, has weak heroes and unrealistic action, and so is only a decent entertainment.
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The review of this Movie prepared by David Loftus

John Travolta and Christian Slater are military pilots who are ordered to do a test run of a stealth bomber carrying nuclear bombs over the desert. Travolta attempts to kill Slater and steal the bombs, he gets away with the bombs and Christian Slater seeks out to stop him before he launches them into major cities.
The review of this Movie prepared by Nick Bisceglia

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 55% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char doing spying/sabotage    -   Preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster Technology/treasure/info search    -   Yes involving:    -   special bomb    -   nukes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   military pilot Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   Midwest Desert?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train    -   fort/military installation    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Kind of violence:    -   amphibious landings    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   diced    -   run over    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs

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