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Megaforce Baby!!!!

Discussion in 'DVD' started by Michael Martin, May 27, 2003.

  1. Jeremy Anderson

    Jeremy Anderson Screenwriter

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    I remember making my bike look like a Megaforce bike with cardboard wings and all, and then I'd ride down the street doing wheelies and pretending to fly.
    In and of itself, that's not funny... but I did that last week. [​IMG]
     
  2. RobertR

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    Godawful Hal Needham dreck (he made nothing but [​IMG] ). Ended Persis Khambatta's hopes for a movie career.
     
  3. Russell G

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    If this came out R1 I'd pick it up! I havn't seen it since it played on pay TV in the 80's, so I can still BS myself into thinking that it is really cool, and anyone who pans it is a jerk!
    I know I'm in denial, but I just friggin loved this show when I was a kid! It's impossible to find at our local video stores, so hopefully it well get a full blown SE release on DVD. (It could be the 1st DVD with an apology for a commentary track![​IMG] )
     
  4. Mike Williams

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    I can understand the question "Where would Burt Reynolds be without Hooper, Smokey & the Bandit (though I'd really have to throw "The Longest Yard" and "Deliverance" in there) . . .

    . . .but the rest of the question, "Cannonball Run and Stroker Ace" pretty much answers the question . . . because of movies like Cannonball Run (II, at least) and Stroker Ace, Burt Reynolds career is exactly where it is now . . . Direct-to-Video Crappola!!!
     
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    C'mon, "Cannonball Run" is a lot of fun. I still enjoy it to this day.

    As for the DVD, it looks like it is all region as well. I wonder where we can get it...

    Jason
     
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    Wow, I saw the first 30 minutes of this movie back in the 5th grade and loved it then. For years after that I remember wanting to finish it off, but could never find it. Now 20 years later I can have closure! [​IMG]
    I seem to remember the music was really cool. I'm guessing I'll be somewhat disappointed there...
     
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    Anyone buy this on DVD anywhere in any region? A review please?
     
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    I remember watching this movie on HBO as a child. Wasn't there something real "techy" about the skin of those vehicles? changed colors, stopped bullets, or something?
     
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    Wow. I don't know how I've managed to miss this movie all these years, but after that clip, I HAVE to see this.
    Hopefully it will show up on HDNet Movies soon. [​IMG]
    -B
     
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    "Deeds not words"
    [​IMG]
     
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    I can't believe this thread came up today! I was just thinking of this yesterday!

    I distinctly remember 1982 and three must-see movies from that year. Now, remember that I was only 11.

    Star Trek II

    Rocky III

    Megaforce

    I saw the first two, but never got to see Megaforce. I can't believe I can finally close out that year!
     
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    I remember this being around but i don't think i could bring myself to watch this. But i do remember liking the title song at the time but probably won't like it too much now. A little useless trivia for you, anyone remember the name of the band that did the song. And for a bonus question who did a remake of that song but with different word's i believe called calling out to you.
     
  19. Brian Kidd

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    They advertised this flick pretty heavily on the back of comics. I always wanted to see it, but never got to. I don't know that I'd purchase it blind, but I'd sure as heck give it a rental. A movie with that many explosions has got to be at least a little fun.
     
  20. Raasean Asaad

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    Have a Trashy Triple Feature day and watch:
    Megaforce
    Battle Beyond the Stars and
    Gymkata
    all in the same day
     

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