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Flight of the Intruder

1991 American film directed by John Milius

Flight of the Intruder

Released 1991 (31 years, 3 months ago)

Director John Milius
Duration 115 minutes
Genre action film and war film
Composer Basil Poledouris
Production company Paramount Pictures
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Robert Dillon, David Shaber and Robert A. Dillon
Producer Mace Neufeld

About Flight of the Intruder

Flight of the Intruder, released in 1991, is a thrilling war drama directed by John Milius and based on the novel of the same name by Stephen Coonts. The film follows the story of two U.S. Navy pilots, Lt. Jake Grafton (Brad Johnson) and Lt. Morgan McPherson (Willem Dafoe), who fly A-6 Intruder bombers during the Vietnam War.

The film is a gripping portrayal of the psychological toll of war on soldiers, as well as the political and moral complexities of the conflict. The aerial combat scenes are intense and realistic, and the film's score by Basil Poledouris adds to the tension and drama.

Flight of the Intruder received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics praising its action sequences and performances, while others criticized its portrayal of the war and its politics. However, the film has since gained a cult following among fans of war movies and aviation enthusiasts.

Overall, Flight of the Intruder is a well-crafted and engaging film that offers a unique perspective on the Vietnam War. Its themes of loyalty, sacrifice, and the human cost of war are still relevant today, making it a timeless classic.


- Ebert, R. (1991, January 18). Flight of the Intruder.

- Maslin, J. (1991, January 18). Review/Film; A Vietnam War Tale of Pilots and Politics. The New York Times.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


76 years, 8 months, 28 days


56 years, 5 months, 10 days

Born first

19 August 1942

Died first

22 November 2015

Born last

2 November 1966

Died last

3 March 2023

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