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Defense Play (1988)

PG
88 min | Action, Drama

Professor Vandemeer works on a secret project for the US-Air-Force called DART: a very small helicopter for scouting and defense. When he gets killed, Colonel Denton gets under suspicion. His son Scott and Vandemeers daughter Karen believe...See moreProfessor Vandemeer works on a secret project for the US-Air-Force called DART: a very small helicopter for scouting and defense. When he gets killed, Colonel Denton gets under suspicion. His son Scott and Vandemeers daughter Karen believe in his innocence and search for the true murderer and his motives. Written by Tom Zoerner See less
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Aubrey Solomon (screenplay) | Steve Greenberg (screenplay) | Stan Krantman (story) | Wolf Schmidt (story)
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Sep 1988 (United States)

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26 cast members
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David Oliver
Scott Denton Scott Denton   See fewer
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Susan Ursitti
Karen Vandemeer Karen Vandemeer   See fewer
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Monte Markham
Mark Denton Mark Denton   See fewer
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Eric Gilliom
Bill Starkey Bill Starkey   See fewer
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Jamie McMurray
Norm Beltzer Norm Beltzer   See fewer
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Jack Esformes
Eddie Dietz Eddie Dietz   See fewer
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William Frankfather
General Phillips General Phillips   See fewer
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Tom Rosqui
Chief Gill Chief Gill   See fewer
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Patch Mackenzie
Ann Denton Ann Denton   See fewer
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Terence Cooper
Professor Vandemeer Professor Vandemeer   See fewer
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Susan Krebs
Margaret Fields Margaret Fields   See fewer
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Dah-ve Chodan
Audrey Denton Audrey Denton   See fewer
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Ron Recasner
Mike Agee Mike Agee   See fewer
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J. Downing
Nicholai Nicholai   See fewer
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Allan Kolman
Russian Radioman Russian Radioman   See fewer
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Glenn Morshower
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Rutanya Alda
Victoria Vandemeer Victoria Vandemeer   See fewer
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Jim Beaver
FBI Man FBI Man   See fewer
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John Ingle
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Elliot Jonathan Klein
Air Force Colonel (uncredited) Air Force Colonel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Lima
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Stephen Tako
Inspector (uncredited) Inspector (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thadd Turner
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4.9 / 10 | 107 votes