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Blue Thunder (1983)

R
109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.
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$ 22,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 8,258,149
Gross (USA)
$ 42,313,354
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Release date
May 13, 1983 (United States)

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Roy Scheider
Officer Frank Murphy Officer Frank Murphy   See fewer
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Warren Oates
Capt. Jack Braddock Capt. Jack Braddock   See fewer
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Daniel Stern
Officer Richard Lymangood Officer Richard Lymangood   See fewer
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Paul Roebling
Icelan Icelan   See fewer
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David Sheiner
Fletcher Fletcher   See fewer
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Joe Santos
Montoya Montoya   See fewer
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Malcolm McDowell
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Ed Bernard
Sgt. Short Sgt. Short   See fewer
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Mario Machado
Mario Machado Mario Machado   See fewer
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James Murtaugh
Alf Hewitt Alf Hewitt   See fewer
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Pat McNamara
Matusek Matusek   See fewer
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Clifford A. Pellow
Allen (as Clifford Pellow) Allen (as Clifford Pellow)   See fewer
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Paul Lambert
Holmes Holmes   See fewer
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Phil Feldman
Col. Coe Col. Coe   See fewer
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John Garber
Tough Mechanic Tough Mechanic   See fewer
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Anthony James
Grundelius Grundelius   See fewer
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Robin Braxton
Diane McNeely (as Robin Brantos) Diane McNeely (as Robin Brantos)   See fewer
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Anna Forrest
Nudy Lucy Nudy Lucy   See fewer
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Reid Cruickshanks
Chief of Police Chief of Police   See fewer
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Billy Ray Sharkey
Air Controller Air Controller   See fewer
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Fred Slyter
Air Controller Air Controller   See fewer
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John Gladstein
Fighter Pilot Fighter Pilot   See fewer
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Ross Reynolds
Helicoper Pilot Helicoper Pilot   See fewer
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Karl A. Wickman
Helicopter Pilot Helicopter Pilot   See fewer
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James W. Gavin
Helicopter Pilot Helicopter Pilot   See fewer
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Thomas H. Friedkin
Helicopter Pilot (as Tom Friedkin) Helicopter Pilot (as Tom Friedkin)   See fewer
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James Read
Policeman at Bridge Policeman at Bridge   See fewer
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Mickey Gilbert
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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William T. Lane
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Lolly Boroff
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Patti Clifton
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Frances E. Nealy
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Jose Pepe R. Gonzales
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Tom Lawrence
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Norman Alexander Gibbs
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Bill M. Ryusaki
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Gary Davis
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Thomas Rosales Jr.
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Peter Miller
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Mike H. McGaughy
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Lucinda Crosby
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John Badham
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Robert A. Bowen
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Shaaron Claridge
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Ted King
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6.4 / 10 | 14,102 votes