Bat*21

TitleBat*21
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1988
AuthorsMarkle, Peter
Running Time105 minutes
Date Released10/1988
DistributorTriStar Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

Based on a true story, this film recounts the events of a rescue operation of Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton during the Vietnam War. Hambleton, an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force, evacuates from a gunned-down plane over the jungles of North Vietnam. He waits for rescue, delayed by weather and bad luck, as he tries to avoid capture by the enemy.

Cast

Gene Hackman

Danny Glover

Jerry Reed

David Marshall Grant

Clayton Rohner

Erich Anderson

Joe Dorsey

Credits

Produced by Michael Balson, Gary A. Neil, and Jerry Reed

Directed by Peter Markle

Screenplay by William C. Anderson and George Gordon

Music by Christopher Young

Cinematography by Mark Irwin

Edited by Stephen E. Rivkin

Genre

Drama, War

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