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Firehead (1991)

A government agent assigns a scientist to help one of his agents track down a Russian defector who is a cyborg. Meanwhile, an organization known as The Upper Order is plotting to take over ... See full summary »

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Chris Lemmon ...
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Meila
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Admiral Pendleton
George Elliot ...
Fullbright
Edmund Kearney ...
The President (as Ed Kearney)
Douglas Simms ...
Taggart
Lauren Levy ...
Smith
Ralph Sims ...
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Thomas C. Smith-Alden ...
Devries (as Thomas Alden-Smith)
Eugene Walters ...
Simonn
Robert MacDowell ...
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Graham Timbes ...
Ann Thornton ...
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A government agent assigns a scientist to help one of his agents track down a Russian defector who is a cyborg. Meanwhile, an organization known as The Upper Order is plotting to take over the world by using the cyborg's powers. Written by Anonymous

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The Power to Destroy the World...And the Will to Save It


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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25 January 1991 (USA)  »

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Apolyto oplo  »

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$3,383, 27 January 1991, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$60,197
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The Batman comic book that Ivan is reading in the final hospital scene is Batman (Vol. 1) #443, cover date January 1990. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Russian Commander: Are you ready, Ivan?
Ivan Tibor: Ready when you are.
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Soundtracks

Firehead
Written by Gretchen Becker, Jeffrey Mandel, and Vladimir Horunzhy
Performed by Vladimir Horunzhy
Sung by Gretchen Becker
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Combines elements of hunt for red october and batman, drawing much from neither.
24 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

I bought this movie for the cover. Unfortunately, I had to take the whole thing. I used to think you could never go wrong buying movies sporting a flaming hammer and sickle, but apparently my logic is flawed. It opens as our hero, an obvious reject for the HeMan live action movie, helps a russian woman and her children evade certain death by moving them five feet to the left. The movie after this point kind of degenerates. For some reason, the military hire a chemist to track down this ne'er do well, who is in America blowing stuff up with his eyes which, coincedentally, shoot lightning bolts. Apparently, he only does this on days that are prime numbers and this ability doesn't work on shoddily assembled chain link fences. Not that he was in any real danger, the only person in this movie who could shoot straight was me, and I'll miss that TV. The most interesting part of this movie was the 15 minutes after the credits, where I stared at a blank screen expecting an apology. If you decide to watch this movie, The Bull recommends doing it drunk, preferably on vodka, and far enough over the hill you won't remember it.


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