At his best, Carpenter was able to do amazing things with low budgets and a surfeit of creativity but this isn't one of those instances.
"Top Gun" is an ‘80s testosterone fix – a celebration of machismo and a recruiting film for the U.S. Navy.
U.S. Release Date: 1986-06-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Brief Nudity)
Director: Alan Metter
Cast: Rodney Dangerfield, William Zabka, Adrienne Barbeau, M. Emmet Walsh, Terry Farrell, Paxton Whitehead, Robert Downey Jr., Keith Gordon, Burt Young, Sally Kellerman, Ned Beatty
The movie is pure Dangerfield – a thinly-sketched narrative providing a clothesline onto which the comedian could pin a long string of gags and one-liners.
U.S. Release Date: 1986-11-26
MPAA Rating: "PG" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: SCIENCE FICTION
Director: Leonard Nimoy
Cast: William Shatner, Robin Curtis, Robert Ellenstein, Brock Peters, Jane Wyatt, Mark Lenard, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, James Doohan, Catherine Hicks, DeForest Kelley, Leonard Nimoy, John Schuck
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