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Director  Frank Harris
Music director  Jay Ferguson
Duration  
Language  English
2.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Drama
Screenplay  Katt Shea, Andy Ruben
Country  United States
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Release date  July 25, 1986 (1986-07-25)
Writer  Andy Ruben, Katt Shea
Cast  Leslie Nielsen, Gregg Henry, Simone Griffeth, Michael J. Pollard, Jeff Conaway, Stack Pierce
Similar movies  Freefall (1994), Damned River (1989), Air Collision (2012), In the Blood (2014), The Marksman (2005)
Tagline  One man stands between unstoppable terrorist and unthinkable destruction.

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The Patriot is a 1986 action film directed by Frank Harris and starring Gregg Henry, Simone Griffeth and Stack Pierce with Leslie Nielsen.

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Plot summary

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A gang lead by a man called Atkins (played by Stack Pierce) steal nuclear weapons from a storage facility in a desert somewhere. A burnt out former navy seal and Vietnam vet who was previously dishonorably discharged, is contacted by his former commanding officer to help retrieve the weapons. He goes after them.

Cast

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  • Gregg Henry as Lieutenant Matt Ryder
  • Simone Griffeth as Sean
  • Michael J. Pollard as Howard
  • Jeff Conaway as Mitchell
  • Stack Pierce as Atkins
  • Leslie Nielsen as Admiral Frazer
  • Glenn Withrow as Pink
  • Larry Mintz as Bite
  • Diane Stevenett as Maggie
  • Anthony Caldarella as Eight Ball
  • Mike Gomez as Kenwood
  • Larry Moss as Devon
  • Smith Osbourne as Rosa
  • Sally Brown as Girl in Bar
  • as Pool Room Bully
  • Action figure and snorkel set

    A scuba diving action figure featuring removable mask, fins, wetsuit, scuba tank, and horse collar buoyancy compensator was produced for the film. In addition a snorkel set consisting of a mask, snorkel and fins were made.

    Legacy

    The Coen Brothers have referenced the film as a major influence on their later work. In particular, the character Jim "Kraken" Jones was a role model for the character Anton Chigurh in the movie No Country for Old Men. It also helped to popularize the phrase, "Tijuana oil job".

    References

    The Patriot (1986 film) Wikipedia
    The Patriot (1986 film) IMDb The Patriot (1986 film) themoviedb.org


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