45 %
78 % Fresh
$ 42 Million

Blue Thunder is a 1983 English-language Action Crime film written by Dan O'bannon and Don Jakoby. The movie is directed by John Badham and produced by Gordon Carroll, Phil Feldman and Andrew Fogelson under the banner of Rastar. Blue thunder features Roy Scheider in the title role along with an ensemble cast including Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern, Malcolm Mcdowell, Paul Roebling and David Sheiner. The music was composed by Arthur B. Rubinstein. Cinematography was done by John A. Alonzo and editing by Edward M. Abroms and Frank Morriss. The movie has a running time of 109 minutes. It was released on 11th November 1983. The Film was successful at box office. Blue Thunder was made on a budget of $22 million and it was a hit at box office gross of $42 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by Columbia Pictures. Blue Thunder is a specially modified helicopter. It is for police work, but is armed and designed to counter street insurgencies. 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. Murphy and the project pilot have differences going back to Vietnam. The conflict between them continues to heat up as Murphy begins to suspect that Blue Thunder is than has been disclosed. Written by John Vogel

Release Date 11 NOV 1983
Run Time 1 HOUR 49 MINUTES
Budget $ 22 MILLION


Action , Crime , Drama , Sci-fi , Thriller

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