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Death Before Dishonor

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FRED DRYER IS MASTER SGT BURNS, THE HARD-CORE LEADER OF ANELITE GROUP OF YOUNG COMMANDOS ASSIGNED TO BE A SECURITY FORCEIN THE NATION OF JAMAL. DVD FEATURES: WIDESCREEN PRESENTATION 1.85:1 ENHANCED FOR 16X9 TV'S AND THEATRICAL TRAILER.


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  • Actors: Fred Dryer, Brian Keith, Joseph Gian, Sasha Mitchell, Peter Parros
  • Directors: Terry Leonard
  • Writers: John Gatliff
  • Producers: Arthur H. Maslansky, Frank Capra Jr., Lawrence Kubik, Nava Levin, William Braunstein
  • Format: Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround)
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Starz / Anchor Bay
  • DVD Release Date: May 29, 2001
  • Run Time: 91 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000059PPH
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #131,803 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Death Before Dishonor" on IMDb

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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Mian Sukiman on October 10, 2001
Format: DVD
Terrorists kidnapped his boss so it is up to Fred Dryer to rescue him. Excellent action sequences as this one is directed by Terry Leonard (stunt co-ordinator in many action movies). The lovely Joanna Pacula co-star as a journalist. After the Sep 11 event, watching movie about heroes kicking terrorists is a nice relief. It is great to see this B title appear on DVD. The picture and sound is quite nice. Worth getting it.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By "namzeke" on November 24, 2001
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I enjoyed this movie very much. the acting was strong and to the point at all times. The scene where SGT Ramirez is tortured and killed looks so damn real, i mean the make-up job is fantastic. This is really a great movie and i recommend it to anybody who likes a good action flick. Also a great score aswell
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Dan Speer on February 14, 2009
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Never expected to see Fred Dryer as an action star, but he fits into the role quite well.... it's a pity that this film didn't do well enough upon release to convince him to stick with it. I think he'd have done quite well at it. The movie is kinda predictable, but most of the performances aren't bad. I've been watching the local pawnshops for a copy for several years now, just glad I could finally get it here.
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DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR(1987) Directed by Terry Leonard.

Starring Fred Dryer, Joanna Pacula, Paul Winfield and Brian Keith.

A group of Marines- a Colonel, his Sergent and several new recruits-- are assigned to a US Embassy in the Middle Eastern country of "Jamal" to provide security and act as advisors to our Ally. However a group of Muslim Terrorists have targeted the Embassy with the intent of driving the US out of the country. The Muslim Barbarians have "advisors" of their own...a pair of European "leftists" aka communist agents of the Soviet Union and a news photographer more than eager to act as the propaganda arm of the group.

After a nasty skirmish between the group and Marine Sergent Burns during a theft of American Weapons intended for our ally, the terrorists retaliate with a sustained campaign of kidnapping, murder and brutal torture culminating in a suicide attack. The ambassador decides that, in the face of such barbarism, the United States can do little but evacuate the country abandoning our allies and our men still held captive.

Unfortunately Sergent Burns misses the plane and with nothing better to do while waiting for the next flight, decides he might as well go shoot a couple or forty Muslim Barbarians.

From the halls of Montezuma Baby!!!!!

This film, in the immediate aftermath of Sept 11, 2001, was used as Exhibit A by the Muslim Barbarians and their Allies in Hollywood in the book and documentary REEL BAD ARABS as proof that Hollywood is racist against Arabs.
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I gave this movie 5 stars because of its natural depiction of real events. This movie uses license to some degree but considering the nature of this topic and the sensitivity of its content it's as relevant today as it was in 1987. Based on real events as they happened similar to Heartbreak Ridge with Clint Eastwood and Delta Force with Chuck Norris it foretells future events before they happened. That's the serious side. However, if your looking for an entertaining movie to watch Fred Dryer delivers. Where this film might ebb in parts it corrects itself by its depiction of real and topical situations.
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Good, standard, rip-roaring marine action, taking place in the Middle East. Featuring Fred Dryer as Gunnery Sgt (Three up and two down) ‘Gunny’ Burns, your standard, seemingly-indestructible, all-or-nothing, everything-you’ve-got, gut-busting, got-a-job-to-do marine, up against your standard, murderous, Death-to-America terrorists on one side, and your standard, clueless, milksop, Can’t-we-talk-this-over diplomats on the other. Nothing new here, but Joanna Pacula has an interesting role as a photo-journalist, of whom you’re not sure whose side she’s on.
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By Linda on November 21, 2013
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I have always looked up to the Marine Corp. The Marines are our first line of Defense. This movie showed the wars fought everywhere
It also showed that many people in this world don't really know the value of life. Our freedom was very costly and can be taken away at any second. I understand this was just a movie but movies are used to Educate as well as inform us. I rated this movie because I thought it was very good with a fine story line.
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I saw this movie on February 21, 1987 while I was in the Navy. I remember writing in my journal that it was a "killer flick". How's that for an 80's term? To this day, it remains a good action movie. I will admit that I found the ending a bit 'hoakey', but it was an awesome butt kicking movie. If you remember seeing this movie in the 1980's, it is time for quick travel back in time to re-watch this "killer flick".
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