Fire Birds(Movie, 1990)

| 1h 25min | Genres: Action, Adventure
Fire BirdsRating: 2.6/5 (with 37 votes)
Fire Birds (originally titled Wings of the Apache and released internationally under that name) is a 1990 action film directed by David Green and produced by William Badalato, Keith Barish and Arnold Kopelson. The storyline was conceived by retired Lt. Colonels Step Tyner and John K. Swensson and retired Marine Capt. Dale Dye and developed into a screenplay written by Paul F. Edwards, Nick Thiel and uncredited David Taylor. The film stars Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones and Sean Young. Cage is cast as a helicopter pilot attempting to help dismantle a drug cartel in South America. Jones plays his pilot instructor and senior ranked military officer during his flight training, while Young portrays his love interest. Production of the film was a co-production between the Walt Disney Studios and Nova International Films. It was commercially released under Disney's ... ()
Movie poster of Fire Birds

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"Fire Birds" is currently available on 2 providers. Fire Birds can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 27min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 27min
Also available at on: Blu-ray

About Fire Birds

A joint task force operation between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound have been thwarted by a Scorpion-attack helicopter piloted by a cartel leader, Eric Stoller (Bert Rhine). After having several aircraft shot down, most notably a pair of UH–60 Black Hawks and their AH–1 Cobra escorts, the army turns to the new AH–64 Apache attack helicopter, which can match its enemies' maneuverability and firepower.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Arizona
Plays in: South America
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 16 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 05/25/1990
Appearing Characters: Jake Preston
Director: David Green
Screenwriter: Winston Groom
Film Editor: Norman Buckley
Director of Photography: Tony Imi
Composer: David Newman
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Wings of the Apache"
Keywords: drugs, flying
Budget: 22,000,000 USD

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