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21st July 1988
1h 45m
Peter Markle

Bat*21 is a 1988 Action War film released on 21st July; Peter Markle directed the film which stars Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, and Clayton Rohner. The film is based on a true story.

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Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a temporary shortage of helicopters causes a delay. Working with an Air Force reconnaissance pilot, Capt. Bartholomew Clark, he maps out an escape route.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 6:19pm.

Cast (15)

Gene Hackman's profile Gene Hackman
Age at Filming ≈ 57
Danny Glover's profile Danny Glover
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Clayton Rohner's profile Clayton Rohner
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Erich Anderson's profile Erich Anderson
Age at Filming ≈ 30
David Marshall Grant's profile David Marshall Grant
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Joe Dorsey
Age at Filming ≈ 55
Jerry Reed's profile Jerry Reed
Age at Filming ≈ 50

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Production Companies

Vision PDG

Bat*21 Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

20% 30-39
7% 40-49
20% 50-59
53% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

100% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

Bat*21 FAQ

When was Bat*21 released?

Bat*21 was released on Thursday July 21st, 1988.

Is Bat*21 Based on a True Story?

Yes, the film is based on a true story. However, it is very common in these kinds of films for scenes, characters or situations to be changed or fictionalised for dramatic effect. Even when that is the case, the overall story and main characters are based on non-fictional people and events.

How much money did Bat*21 make?

The worldwide revenue was $3,966,256.

Is Bat*21 on Netflix?

No, Bat*21 is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Bat*21 on Amazon Prime?

No, Bat*21 is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Bat*21 on Disney Plus?

No, Bat*21 is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States