The film made $21.9 million in video rentals in the US. McDowell's grimaces and discomfort can be seen during the climactic battle between Murphy and Cochrane in the film. Photos by Daniel Hopsicker. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. The climactic low-level copter chase through the L.A. streets is quite exciting. As of January 28th, 2021 Mason County is still in Phase 1 of the Healthy Washington-Roadmap to Recovery regional phased recovery plan. Afterwards, one of them was used in an episode on MacGyver (1985). With Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern. [9] The helicopters were purchased from Aérospatiale by Columbia Pictures for $190,000 each and flown to Cinema Air in Carlsbad, California where they were heavily modified for the film. And with Chris Hemsworth in town, the film crew are … And on Tuesday, he appeared to tend to his pearly whites at a dentist in Sydney. Anna Forrest who played the nude lady doing yoga, filmed another take of that scene with workout clothes on for the TV censors. TJ Orgovan was born and raised in Bellevue, WA and received a minor in Music from the University of Washington. Blue Thunder is a specially modified helicopter. Obligatory War Crime Scene: Cochrane throwing the Vietnamese soldier out of Murphy's helicopter in the 'Nam Flash Back. Menu. Before his investigation can bear fruit, however, he's called up and his suspension is lifted so that he can participate in field testing of a new helicopter. With Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern. It was the number 1 ranked film in the United States on its opening weekend, taking in $8,258,149 at 1,539 theaters, overtaking the previous number 1 film Flashdance. Menu. 'Blue Thunder' wasn't a hugely-budgeted production, but it has some striking aerial photography and well-staged action sequences. Before the two were used in Blue Thunder, one of the helicopters was used in the movie Firefox (1982). However, in the process, one missile destroys a barbecue stand in Little Tokyo and a second impacts ARCO Plaza. "[7], Designer Mickey Michaels invented the helicopters used in the film after reviewing and rejecting various existing designs. During their first flight in Blue Thunder, Murphy and Lymangood decide to experiment with its stealth and sensor capabilities, while at the same time using the onboard computer to investigate THOR. A spin-off television series, also called Blue Thunder, ran for 11 … The helicopters used for Blue Thunder were French built Aérospatiale SA-341G Gazelles modified with bolt-on parts and Apache-style canopies. Henderson reviewed Blue Thunder in The Space Gamer No. [10], Blue Thunder received positive reviews, being given a 77% positive rating at the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes based on 22 reviews. 7. In Seattle, the Seahawks Drumline, Blue Thunder, brings the passion, the energy, and most importantly — the thunder! However, Air Support assignments are often known as ASTRO, or "Air Support to Regular Operations. Clothed in armour plating, boosted by powerul, turbo-charged engines, and carrying a 20MM rotary cannon in her nose, Blue Thunder is a two-man, flying SWAT team. Its makers want to show what it will do, but have to train Los Angeles Police pilot Frank Murphy to fly and use it in order to allow it to operate in the city. The evening was full of energy, hosted by Bender from 106.1KissFM and included past Seattle Seahawk players, Seagals, Blitz, Blue Thunder, and an incredible halftime performance by Gavin DeGraw. Report This . In 1987, Coca-Cola Telecommunications released a Blue Thunder video tape cartridge for Worlds of Wonder's short lived Action Max game system. Blue Thunder is a 1983 action film about a police helicopter pilot who discovers a Government Conspiracy to use an experimental Black Helicopter for urban riot control. ", "Blue Thunder – Original 1979 First Draft Screenplay. Harsher in Hindsight: A heat-seeking missile hitting a skyscraper in a busy city, causing panic on the streets below probably won't be depicted in a film this way again. He used to get out and throw up after a flight." YMMV / Blue Thunder Go To × Edit Locked. Their original script was a more political one, attacking the concept of a police state controlling the population through high-tech surveillance and heavy armament. For many viewers who saw Blue Thunder back in the 80s (in particular, a lot of the men in the audience) one sequence in the movie proved particularly memorable, though it would be deemed rather questionable today. Report as inappropriate. In the course of training a new observer, rookie Richard Lymangood, he witnesses what appears to be the planned murder of a city councilwoman, but when he tries to report his suspicions, he's grounded due to earlier "extracurricular" activities. A spin-off television series, also called Blue Thunder, ran for 11 … Blue Thunder was released in West Germany on February 5, 1983, before its US release, being released worldwide between June and September 1983. ", "Marvel's Craig Kyle To Write Blue Thunder Reboot", 1987 Action Max "Blue Thunder" Game Video, The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blue_Thunder&oldid=1002483055, Fictional portrayals of the Los Angeles Police Department, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2015, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 January 2021, at 17:44. [15] In 2017, it was announced that Columbia Pictures would be overseeing the remake. Its total international box office income is unreported. Steenburgen commented to filmmakers afterward, "I don't know how you got him up there, I can't even get him in a 747! 'Blue Thunder' is a movie of modest pleasures. Blue Thunder is a 1983 action film about a police helicopter pilot who discovers a Government Conspiracy to use an experimental Black Helicopter for urban riot control. Clothed in armour plating, boosted by powerul, turbo-charged engines, and carrying a 20MM rotary cannon in her nose, Blue Thunder is a two-man, flying SWAT team. "[13], Christopher John reviewed Blue Thunder in Ares Magazine #14 and commented that "For those who want a film that is both filled with action and thought provoking, Blue Thunder is a sure bet. Anything with Roy Scheider is usually worth a watch, and Blue Thunder is an entertaining enough rarity that didn't prove otherwise.. Scheider plays an LAPD helicopter pilot Frank Murphy, who pilots over the streets of L.A assisting any officers on the ground. Co-writers Dan O'Bannon and Don Jakoby began developing the plot while living together in a Hollywood apartment in the late 1970s, where low-flying police helicopters woke them on a regular basis. Its six barrels are capable of firing four thousand rounds of ammunition per minute. Frank Murphy (Roy Scheider) is a "Metropolitan Police Department" air support division pilot and troubled Vietnam War veteran with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In his time off, he deals with a failed relationship and his fears of going crazy, based on flashbacks he keeps getting to a traumatic 'Nam mission. Blue Thunder hit the airwaves first on January 6, 1984 — just a few months after the film was in theaters — with James Farentino in the starring role. The first draft of the screenplay for Blue Thunder was written in 1979 and featured Frank Murphy as more of a crazy main character with deeper psychological issues, who went on a rampage and destroyed much of Los Angeles before finally falling to F-16s.[5]. In reality, it was always little more than a concept in search of a story. An acronym used in the film, "JAFO", meaning "Just Another Fucking Observer", is police community jargon and is mentioned repeatedly in the film in reference to any police helicopter's non-pilot second officer,[citation needed] in this case Daniel Stern's character of Richard Lymangood. Its UK release was August 25, 1983. A heat-seeking missile hitting a skyscraper in a busy city, causing panic on the … Overall, in the US, it took in $42,313,354 for its 66 days of release. [6], Malcolm McDowell, who portrayed antagonist F. E. Cochrane, was intensely afraid of flying, and not even his then-wife Mary Steenburgen could persuade him to overcome his phobia. Here, real helicopters buzz between buildings at … For other uses, see, http://catalog.afi.com/Film/68261-BLUE-THUNDER, "Film View; Are Video Games About To Zap The Action Movie? Blue Thunder's targeting system is knocked out by a lucky shot. These days, the whole sequence would be painted in by CGI. Awesome Music: The main theme by Arthur B. Rubinstein is a classic, unforgettable riff that shows up whenever the titular helicopter appears. While flying Blue Thunder… He also meets his nemesis, Colonel Cochrane, a gung ho military test pilot who knows Murphy from Vietnam, and not in a friendly way. Murphy and the project pilot have differences going back to Vietnam. Filmed on location in Los Angeles beginning in the late months of 1981, Blue Thunder was one of Warren Oates' last films before his death on April 3, 1982, which occurred during post-production, and the film is dedicated to him. Murphy is instructed to attend a sunrise demonstration in the Mojave Desert at "Pinkville", and is selected to pilot an advanced helicopter, informally called "The Special" and nicknamed "Blue Thunder", during an evaluation exercise. Harsher in … Judiciary Family and Probate Laws Subcommittee on H.3214, H.3509 and H.3567 How yoga became part of my life: I took my first class at around age 13 or 14. It earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Film Editing and kicked off a subgenre of Cool Helicopter shows including a short-lived 1984 TV series of the same name and the enormously more popular … Directed by John Badham. He discovers that a subversive action group is intending instead to use Blue Thunder in a military role to quell disorder under the project codename T.H.O.R. It is for police work, but is armed and designed to counter street insurgencies. Two Air National Guard F-16 fighters are deployed to deal with Murphy, but he manages to shoot one down and evade the other. Sorabji @ WSBJ.com. Awesome Music: The main theme by Arthur B. Rubinstein is a classic, unforgettable riff that shows up whenever the titular helicopter appears. Blue Thunder is a 1983 American action thriller film from Columbia Pictures, produced by Gordon Carroll, Phil Feldman, and Andrew Fogelson and directed by John Badham.The film features a high-tech helicopter of the same name and stars Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern, and Malcolm McDowell. After landing, Lymangood secures the tape and hides it, but is captured upon returning to his home, interrogated, and then killed while trying to escape. Anna Forrest, Actress: Blue Thunder. Murphy (after he's already a fugitive from the police) had broken into Blue Thunder's hangar to retrieve the copy of the evidence tape Lymangood had stored onboard, and was caught there by the police. Its makers want to show what it will do, but have to train Los Angeles Police pilot Frank Murphy to fly and use it in order to allow it to operate in the city. In an interview for Starlog in 1983, Badham recalled, "He was terrified. It is for police work, but is armed and designed to counter street insurgencies. Clothed in armour plating, boosted by powerul, turbo-charged engines, and carrying a 20MM rotary cannon in her nose, Blue Thunder is a two-man, flying SWAT team. Email me about updates Report conversation as inappropriate ↓ Page Bottom. A Dan O'Bannon-scripted affair directed by John Badham (of Saturday Night Fever, WarGames fame). How yoga became part of my life: I took my first class at around age 13 or 14. One of the re-writes of Dan … And that, gentlemen, is one hell of a shit-storm in anybody's language! ; Best Known for the Fanservice: The scene where Murphy and Lymangood peek into the house of the actress doing nude yoga. All The Tropes Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. His only way, The missiles hit a smokestack and the side of an office building. Back in 1983, the picture seemed like a state-of-the-art techno thriller. Hence, the police force is known as the more-generic "Metropolitan Police" and Frank Murphy is part of the fictional "ASTRO Division," rather than the real-life "Air Support Division." It was a dare from a girl at school. Seriously? M72 Bus Transfer 1994. Everybody Remembers the Stripper: The scene where Murphy and Lymangood peek into the house of the actress doing nude yoga. Anything with Roy Scheider is usually worth a watch, and Blue Thunder is an entertaining enough rarity that didn't prove otherwise.. Scheider plays an LAPD helicopter pilot Frank Murphy, who pilots over the streets of L.A assisting any officers on the ground. The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the … Murphy's unfamiliarity with the ship is evidenced by his comment about its being "nose-heavier than the Ayatollah." [12], C.J. They sought and received extensive script help from Captain Bob Woods, then-chief of the LAPD's Air Support Division. ", The LAPD Hooper Heliport served as home base for the fictional police unit while construction of the heliport was still being completed. # GoHawks # BTDrumline Blue Thunder is a 1983 action film about a police helicopter pilot who discovers a Government Conspiracy to use an experimental Black Helicopter for urban riot control. Blue Thunder is a specially modified helicopter. "This ship is equipped with a forward-mounted, twenty-millimeter electric cannon. In the related TV series, the reference is expurgated as "Just Another Frustrated Observer". For many viewers who saw Blue Thunder back in the 80s (in particular, a lot of the men in the audience) one sequence in the movie proved particularly memorable, though it would be deemed rather questionable today. "Blue Thunder" is an experimental police helicopter planned to keep LA safe by the time the Olympics come to town (this flick came out a year or two before the '84 Summer games). Also, damn if the building after its hit looks like the towers of the World Trade … Blue Thunder (1983) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. [16], This article is about the film. Comparing Blue Thunder to a modern-day action film would be wrong as it would make the film’s action look almost pedestrian but I still think it holds up very well. An alternate version of the yoga scene was shot for television. Movies. "Blue Thunder" is an experimental police helicopter planned to keep LA safe by the time the Olympics come to town (this flick came out a year or two before the '84 Summer games). On October 17, CenturyLink transformed the EMP Museum Skychuch into the Ultimate Viewing Party to watch the Seattle Seahawks take on the Arizona Cardinals. 7. Edit. Using footage from the film, the player plays the pilot of the Blue Thunder helicopter as he tries to prevent the World Peace Coalition from being attacked by a terrorist organization. Kate arrives at the news station, but is almost captured by one of the conspirators; the reporter Kate was sent to find intercepts Kate and gets the tape back, while the conspirator is knocked unconscious by a security guard. The film was ranked No. Watch out, George, the Jedi have competition."[14]. Murphy then destroys Blue Thunder by landing it in front of an approaching freight train. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. These alterations made the helicopters so heavy that various tricks had to be employed to make it look fast and agile in the film. Code-named "Blue Thunder", it's a heavily armed and armored machine with advanced sensors and stealth technology designed for urban riot control. Uncle Fishbits Aeneas X. Belvedere Tiburon, CA; 446 friends 1670 reviews Yeah.. who remembers that one? Best Known for the Fanservice: The scene where Murphy and Lymangood peek into the house of the actress doing nude yoga. Blue Thunder hit the airwaves first on January 6, 1984 — just a few months after the film was in theaters — with James Farentino in the starring role. It earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Film Editing and kicked off a subgenre of Cool Helicopter shows including a short-lived 1984 TV series of the same name and the enormously more popular … supposedly an aerodynamically impossible feat, https://allthetropes.fandom.com/wiki/Blue_Thunder?oldid=670642, Although the movie subverts it with a somewhat more realistic sequence of events than 'stole a helicopter to go save his girlfriend'. In the meantime, the tape is made public and, as a result, the conspirators are arrested. The pitch was this: what would happen if a high-tech police helicopter were used to … Outdoor Terrace dining, room service and to-go service are permitted, provided that all outdoor dining must comply with the requirements of the Outdoor Dining Guidance. [/quote] That is such a great [7], Blue Thunder was released on May 13, 1983. With powerful armament, and other accoutrements such as thermal infrared scanners, unidirectional microphones and cameras, built-in mobile telephone, computer and modem, and a U-Matic Video Cassette Recorder (VCR), Blue Thunder appears to be a formidable tool in the war on crime. He plays drum kit for various rock acts around Seattle and snare for the Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline. It was a dare from a girl at school. Cochrane, disobeying orders to stand down, ambushes Blue Thunder in a heavily armed Hughes 500 helicopter, and after a tense battle, Murphy is able to shoot him down after executing a 360° loop through use of Blue Thunder's turbine boost function. ; Harsher in Hindsight:. Frank Murphy is a courageous and honorable Los Angeles police officer who is chosen to test run Blue Thunder, a high-tech experimental attack helicopter. Murphy and Lymangood use Blue Thunder to record a meeting between Cochrane and the other government officials which would implicate them in the conspiracy, but Cochrane looks outside and sees Blue Thunder and realizes what has happened. For instance, the 360° loop maneuver Murphy performs at the end of the film, which catches Cochrane so completely by surprise that he is easily shot down by Murphy's gunfire and killed, was carried out by a radio controlled model. The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the … It earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Film Editing and kicked off a subgenre of Cool Helicopter shows including a short-lived 1984 TV series of the same name and the enormously more popular Airwolf. [3] A spin-off television series, also called Blue Thunder, ran for 11 episodes in 1984.[4]. A Dan O'Bannon-scripted affair directed by John Badham (of Saturday Night Fever, WarGames fame). Two Blue Thunders were used during production of the movie, and later in the short-lived 'Blue Thunder' TV-series. They end up uncovering a conspiracy to incite unrest in the city's ghettos in order to showcase the new helicopter. Filming officially got underway for Thor: Love and Thunder on Tuesday at Sydney's Fox Studios. 63. 5/16/2011. "Blue Thunder" is an experimental police helicopter planned to keep LA safe by the time the Olympics come to town (this flick came out a year or two before the '84 Summer games). ", "Who are you fooling with that phony radio bullshit? He made one movie and one TV episode before and after filming during 1981–1982 that were released after Blue Thunder. An alternate version of the yoga scene was shot for television. That kind of stunt work simply wouldn't be permitted anymore. Murphy notes wryly that with enough of these helicopters "you could run the whole damn country.". Payphones of Beckley, West Virginia. Muscle aside, the chopper also … When the death of city councilwoman Diana McNeely turns out to be more than just a random murder, Murphy begins his own covert investigation. Two SAS 'Blue Thunder' helicopters were spotted deploying suspected special forces during a training exercise yesterday. Murphy tries to follow up on the killing on his own time, finding a scrap of paper that calls attention to something called the "THOR Project". ", "Blue Thunder: The Helicopter, Movie Information. Hollywood heavyweight Chris Hemsworth is adored by many fans for his handsome features and rugged physique. It is a military-style combat aircraft intended for police use in surveillance and against possible large-scale civic disobedience during the then-upcoming 1984 Olympic games. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. His newly assigned observer is novice Richard Lymangood (Daniel Stern). A screen still from Blue Thunder of the helicopter flying in front of the Los Angeles skyline is used as the background image of the title screen in the Sega 1987 video game Thunder Blade. The two must run for their lives with the evidence, and Murphy is forced to steal Blue Thunder and fight a high-stakes aerial battle over the city. This means the restaurant will remain closed for indoor service. I have to watch that … Get a behind the scenes look here.' Payphone Scene from “Blue Thunder” Payphones on YouTube. In 2015, Sony proposed a remake of Blue Thunder focusing on drone technology, with Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca as producers, and Craig Kyle as writer. Movies. Blue Thunder (1983) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. in Entertainment & Pop Culture. [11] Variety called it "a ripsnorting live-action cartoon, utterly implausible but no less enjoyable for that". 2 in its second and third weekends. Jesus Christ, Frank, that went out three days after Marconi invented the fucking thing!". The operation is then suspended by the mayor. Jhoe G. Vallejo, CA; 891 friends 158 reviews ??? When the city is (as far as the Air Force knows, at least) already under attack by a military aircraft, and the choices are either 'shoot it down' or 'let it strafe the city at will'. Cochrane (Malcolm McDowell), the primary test pilot for Blue Thunder and someone who felt Murphy was "unsuitable" for the program. Directed by John Badham. Blue Thunder is a 1983 American action thriller film from Columbia Pictures, produced by Gordon Carroll, Phil Feldman, and Andrew Fogelson and directed by John Badham. Blue Thunder was built using a real helicopter apart from one scene that used a radio-controlled miniature. The two patrol Los Angeles at night and give assistance to police forces on the ground. ("Tactical Helicopter Offensive Response"), and is secretly eliminating political opponents to advance its agenda. Although the film was shot in Los Angeles and real-life neighborhoods are mentioned, the LAPD did not allow any references to be made to them. The drive-in theater scene where Frank's girlfriend Kate recovers the tape was filmed at the Pickwick Theatre in Burbank, California; the theater has since then been demolished and replaced by a Pavilions supermarket. Blue Thunder is a 1983 American action thriller film from Columbia Pictures, produced by Gordon Carroll, Phil Feldman, and Andrew Fogelson and directed by John Badham.The film features a high-tech helicopter of the same name and stars Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern, and Malcolm McDowell. Anna Forrest is an actress, known for Blue Thunder (1983). Two were used as Russian attack helicopters in the made for TV movie Amerika (1987). The film features a high-tech helicopter of the same name and stars Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern, and Malcolm McDowell. In real life, a pilot would be forbidden to take a new ship out as pilot-in-command unless he had passed a full check ride … Just before Murphy and Lymangood take Blue Thunder out on their first orientation flight, all they get is a verbal briefing from the Army sergeant. Nicknamed "Blue Thunder," it's a menacing piece of machinery packed with enough surveillance technology and armaments to fight a small-scale … Murphy hijacks Blue Thunder and arranges to have his girlfriend Kate (Candy Clark) retrieve the tape and deliver it to the local news station, using the helicopter to thwart her pursuers. Naked Yoga scene in Blue Thunder. When the bad guys realize they've been found out, all bets are off. Film; Fridge; Series; Trivia; YMMV; Create New . Muscle aside, the chopper also … First movie you saw with a naked girl in it - [quote]Blue Thunder scene with the chick doing naked yoga, my eyes didn't blink once. Muscle aside, the chopper also … Frank Murphy (Roy Scheider) is a Vietnam War veteran who flies helicopters for the Metropolitan Police Astro Division. ... Two were used as Russian attack helicopters in the made for TV movie Amerika (1987). It was released in East Germany and South Korea in 1984. I Thought This Was a Giant Tooth. See it. It is a Diamond in the Tiffany’s Jewelers Window on … [8] Two modified Gazelle helicopters, a Hughes 500 helicopter, and two radio-controlled F-16 fighter models were used in the filming of the movie. The 45-year-old actor had been a familiar face for two decades, with a Golden Globe as a randy bachelor in The Pad And How To Use It (1966) and an Emmy nomination as the apostle Simon Peter in Jesus Of Nazareth (1977). 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