• Uncommon Valor (1983)

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Release Date: 1983

DVD Release Date: May 22nd, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
A fire chief (Mitchell Ryan) and doctor (Barbara Parkins) face a Salt Lake City hospital set on fire by an arsonist.

Cast: Mitch Ryan, Ben Murphy, Barbara Parkins, Rick Lohman, Norman Fell, Gregory Sierra, John Reilly, Salome Jens

Director: Rod Amateau

Genres: Thriller

Ratings & Reviews

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  • With Ted Kotcheff's hackneyed direction and Joe Gayton's cliche-ridden script, this version of "Missing" for the soldier of fortune set is one of the most reprehensible exploitation films of the year.

  • Hackman's performance, beautiful photography by Stephen Burum and Ric Waite, and some effective action direction from Ted Kotcheff make this watchable, but the jingoist wish-fulfillment inherent in the material is ultimately disturbing. show more

  • The basic idea of Uncommon Valor is so interesting that it's all they can do to make a routine formula movie out of it. But they do. show more

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