Rescue Dawn

Dieter (Christian Bale) is spotted by U.S. helicopters and rescued. At a hospital, he's questioned by CIA agents about his captivity because Dieter was on a secret mission before being shot down and the agents think that Dieter has given away top secret info. Dieter's friends from the U.S.S. Ranger visit him and sneak him away from the CIA agents because the agents are planning to take Dieter to Guam to continue questioning him. Dieter and his friends head to the U.S.S. Ranger and he receives a warm welcome by the whole crew. Some time later after being rescued, Dieter retires from the Navy and becomes a civilian pilot.

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Visible crew/equipment: When Dieter steals the rifles from the hut and approaches the other prisoners before their attack on the kitchen, a crew member (wearing a cap) can be seen moving from the right of the screen to the left with a camera or some other equipment. (01:19:35)

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Squad Leader: You're gonna be Spook's wingman. You think you can handle that?
Dieter: I could not ask for a better man, sir. But, please, could I ask you a question?
Squad Leader: Go ahead.
Dieter: You know, Spook is such a goddamn daredevil, could you please order him not to try too hard to die for his country, but rather to let the son-of-a-bitch on the other side die for his instead?

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Trivia: The movie is based on a true story. Dieter Dengler was born in Germany just before WWII, and eventually left for the US. He told this story in the book "Little Dieter Needs to Fly" and a 1997 film (Werner Herzog) with the same same.


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