Gene Hackman and Owen Wilson excel in this high-flying action thriller filled with explosive excitement at every turn. The war was supposed to be over, but the battle to survive has only just begun. When U.S. Navy pilot Chris Burnett (Owen Wilson) is shot down during a reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, he must fight to stay alive and evade hostile Serbian forces. With time running out, Burnett's commanding officer (Gene Hackman) risks everything by launchign a renegade rescue mission against strict NATO directives to bring their hero home.
Rambo eat your heart out
- Behind Enemy Lines review by Tubruk
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You rated this film: 3
No he doesnt single handedly take on the entire Bosnian army, he does survive an awful lot of firepower pointed in his direction though. Its a bit of an oldey now but I rented this simply because I haven't seen it. Its actually quite good. There's a bit of a Top Gun-esque kind of feel to the beginning but once Wilson is shot down its a pretty good adventure which does keep your interest. If the survival of the hails of bullets and the dramatic ending scenes don't bother you too much. All in all this film is ok.