The Firing Line

Synopsis: An American military advisor becomes disillusioned by the brutality and corruption of the Central American government which hired him. When his shift in sympathies becomes known, he's arrested and tortured but soon escapes, along with a beautiful American woman, in order to join the rebels.
Genre: Action
 
IMDB:
2.8
Year:
1988
90 min
4 Views

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(upbeat music)

(dramatic music)

(helicopter blades whirring)

(explosion booming)

- Everybody down!

All right, take cover.

- Let's go!

(explosions booming)

(exclaiming)

- Hurry up!

(explosion booming)

(yelling)

(explosion booming

(gunshots booming)

(groaning)

(gunshots booming)

(explosions booming)

(yelling)

(machine gunfire rattling)

(yelling)

(groaning)

(helicopter blades whirring)

(yelling)

(dramatic music)

(speaking foreign language)

(sighing)

[Soldier] Halt!

(speaking foreign language)

(stirring orchestral music)

(helicopter blades whirring)

[Mark] How many

rebels were killed?

From our sector, we

found 36 rebels killed.

Nothing else from the

cleaning up party,

though we captured their

leader, Rodriguez.

Good.

Rather conservative count;

The other sector reported over 40.

I think a more accurate

count would be 30.

Call Central, tell them

30 rebels were killed

and two captured.

And one with Rodriguez.

Guess this is the end of the

trail for you, Rodriguez.

I never thought they'd

catch you alive.

I understand what

you're fighting for.

I don't agree with it.

[Rodriguez] It's better,

a political trial

to educate my people than

to be a silent martyr.

Well, you got you wish.

Perhaps this little slut

will be more talkative.

Though I must admit

I find her silence

most refreshing.

Quite an unusual virtue in a woman.

Courageous Rodriguez, huh?

Looks like your little revolution

didn't get too far off the ground.

My failure does not mean

that the fight cannot be won.

(speaking foreign language)

You're already

finished, Rodriguez.

I suppose this one is Laura?

No.

We're still lookin' for her.

None of the bodies

fit her description.

Well, you did a hell of

a good job here, Mark.

Why don't you give it a rest, huh?

[Mark] Thank you.

Colonel Nunez and

I, we will take care

of the tactical interrogation.

You can grab the bird

back to town if you like.

Thank you, I'm lookin' forward

to that bed with clean sheets.

[Milton] Why don't you find

someone to share them with?

I will, Milton, I will.

I'm sure you will.

(orchestral music)

I have nothing to tell you,

(speaking foreign language)!

We shall see.

(woman crying out)

(blow thudding)

(woman crying out)

Captain Mark Hardin!

Harrison, International

News Alliance.

Yeah, the reporter.

Yeah, I hear you had

some action up the coast.

Might have been.

I hear you finally got Rodriguez.

You hear a lot.

Did you?

No comment.

(slow, romantic music)

Usual, John.

- Right.

Richard.

- Yes, sir.

Another for the lady, please.

For the lady, that one?

Yes.

- Yes.

Mark Hardin.

Sandra Spencer.

It's a pleasure to meet you.

It's not often I see such

a beautiful girl here.

Especially an American.

Thank you.

Won't you sit down?

Yes, I will.

As silly as it sounds,

I'm here selling sports equipment

to the major hotels.

What's your excuse?

I'm a military advisor.

Oh, American Peace Corps?

Not quite like that.

Don't tell me you're a

communist sympathizer.

No, I'm not that kind of advisor.

Uh huh.

It was right in my office.

(laughing)

(muffled speaking)

Well, Mr. No Comment.

Did you get your bounty yet?

Or do you get straight salary?

Listen Harrison, back off.

(scoffs)

Don't worry about me,

I'm not gonna cause ya any flak.

Anyway, you're gonna

be famous, pal.

The man who ran Rodriguez

to the ground,

and killed him!

He's not dead.

Oh, can the shit,

I'm no fuckin' cub.

Anyway, you don't

gotta worry about me.

I'm not your conscience.

What's he talking about?

Tell her, Mark.

Anyway, I gotta go.

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