Navy Seals

Film, Action and adventure

Time Out says

Popularised by The Abyss, the Navy Sea, Air and Land commandos here go into action against an Arab terrorist who has his hands on a consignment of Stinger missiles. The film nevertheless avoids all mention of politics by pitching diligent team-leader Biehn, crazy Sheen and the other all-American sea-mammals against a fanatical splinter group dedicated to senseless violence rather than any specific ideological goal. Tipped off by half-Lebanese TV journalist Whalley-Kilmer, the SEALS parachute into the sea off Beirut and prepare to kick some Arab butt. Having played a psychotic SEALS officer in The Abyss, Biehn this time leaves the loony stuff to Sheen. Teague, meanwhile, is far too busy orchestrating the large-scale action sequences to make anything of the cardboard characters, episodic plotting, or clunking dialogue.

By: NF

Details

Release details

Duration:
114 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Lewis Teague
Screenwriter:
Chuck Pfarrer, Gary Goldman
Cast:
Charlie Sheen
Michael Biehn
Joanne Whalley-Kilmer
Rick Rossovich
Cyril O'Reilly
Bill Paxton
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