Drop Zone

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Drop Zone ★★½ 1994 (R)

Routine action-thriller finds U.S. marshal Pete Nessip (Snipes) and his brother Terry (Warner) assigned to protect drug cartel snitch Earl Leedy (Jeter). The plane they're on is skyjacked by criminal Mon-crief (Busey) who parachutes off with Leedy, Terry's killed, and while Pete's on suspension he decides to go undercover into the world of sky-driving with the aid of ex-con cutie Jessie (Butler). Plot holes are big enough to pilot a plane through but the stunts are good and Snipes is never less than professional. 101m/C VHS, DVD . Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey, Yancy Butler, Michael Jeter, Corin “Corky” Nemec, Kyle Secor, Luca Bercovici, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Rex Linn, Grace Zabriskie, Sam Hennings, Claire Stansfield, Mickey Jones, Andy Romano; D: John Badham; W: John Bishop, Peter Barsocchini; C: Roy Wagner; M: Hans Zimmer.