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      Afterburn

      R 1992 1 hr. 42 min. Drama List
      Reviews 57% 100+ Ratings Audience Score In this fact-based film, Ted Harduvel (Vincent Spano), one of the finest pilots employed by the U.S. Air Force, is enlisted to perform test flights for a new model of the F-16 plane. When Ted dies after his jet goes down, the military's official report claims that the cause of the accident was human error. But Ted's spouse, Janet (Laura Dern), refuses to believe this, and so investigates. As Janet digs deeper into the case, a disturbing military conspiracy slowly becomes apparent. Read More Read Less

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      J D must watch for Dern's performance, the intriguing subject matter...highly under-rated. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 07/12/23 Full Review Audience Member Awsome movie esp bcuz it really happened. If u havnt seen it highly rec. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/18/23 Full Review Audience Member Good for showing that cover ups really do happen Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/16/23 Full Review Audience Member I wish they had showed them together a little more before the tragedy struck but loved this movie Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/18/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Van Gordon Sauter Variety This would have been a better film if the enemy had some credible personification, other than bumbling officers and sleazy lawyers. Jan 10, 2018 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis In this fact-based film, Ted Harduvel (Vincent Spano), one of the finest pilots employed by the U.S. Air Force, is enlisted to perform test flights for a new model of the F-16 plane. When Ted dies after his jet goes down, the military's official report claims that the cause of the accident was human error. But Ted's spouse, Janet (Laura Dern), refuses to believe this, and so investigates. As Janet digs deeper into the case, a disturbing military conspiracy slowly becomes apparent.
      Director
      Robert Markowitz
      Executive Producer
      Steve Tisch
      Screenwriter
      Elizabeth Chandler
      Rating
      R, TV-MA
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (DVD)
      Sep 14, 2004
      Sound Mix
      Stereo