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Top Gun II?
Posted by stikpusher on Saturday, June 02, 2018 4:37 PM

Indeed... they are filming at NAS North Island currently.... 

Obviously without the Tomcat...

 

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, June 02, 2018 5:41 PM

North Island?  Shouldn't they be at Fallon?

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Posted by castelnuovo on Saturday, June 02, 2018 5:48 PM

Is this where Maverik flys rubber dog sh.. out of Hong Kong? Smile

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Posted by Devil Dawg on Saturday, June 02, 2018 6:11 PM

I can hardly wait for that one to come out. Better have some Marine pilots in it, too.

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Posted by GMorrison on Sunday, June 03, 2018 12:11 AM

I liked the movie, but LMAO every dog whistle on the world for a certain sensibility.

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Posted by Phil_H on Sunday, June 03, 2018 1:23 AM
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Posted by Wirraway on Sunday, June 03, 2018 1:46 AM
Anybody heard anything about the plot/script ? My suggestions: 1. Ditch the love interest 2. Ditto the volleyball scene 3. Bring back Goose ! (Hey, it works on the Bold & The Beautiful)

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Posted by fermis on Sunday, June 03, 2018 11:50 AM

Wirraway
Anybody heard anything about the plot/script ? My suggestions: 1. Ditch the love interest 2. Ditto the volleyball scene 3. Bring back Goose ! (Hey, it works on the Bold & The Beautiful)

1 and 2 are just fluff to draw in the female folk...more movie goers, more $$$. I think every one of us here would love nothing more than having that stuff eliminated from every one of "our" movies!

Personally, I'd be much more interested if it wasn't for Tom Cruise...unless he just had a cameo, in the background, climbing out of a rubber dog **** hauler!

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Posted by Tojo72 on Sunday, June 03, 2018 1:33 PM

Wirraway
Anybody heard anything about the plot/script ? My suggestions: 1. Ditch the love interest 2. Ditto the volleyball scene 3. Bring back Goose ! (Hey, it works on the Bold & The Beautiful)
 

Goose become an ER doctor in Chicago and later died of brain cancer Wink

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Posted by fermis on Sunday, June 03, 2018 2:13 PM

Tojo72

 

 
Wirraway
Anybody heard anything about the plot/script ? My suggestions: 1. Ditch the love interest 2. Ditto the volleyball scene 3. Bring back Goose ! (Hey, it works on the Bold & The Beautiful)
 

 

 

Goose become an ER doctor in Chicago and later died of brain cancer Wink

 

Years before that...he dies and returned in "Revenge of the Nerds"!!!

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Posted by ridleusmc on Sunday, June 03, 2018 3:20 PM

The Navy has retired the F-14 Tomcat.  Did the Russians retire the Mig-28? Movie 

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, June 03, 2018 5:50 PM

Phil_H

Oh those are some good ones...

 

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Posted by armornut on Sunday, June 03, 2018 5:56 PM

   All I can say is thank God I'm to old and wise to be shanghied into joining the Navy again cause "the deck looked like a cool place to be".  Yeup I helped the Navy's recruitment numbers in '86, .....please don't judge Confused.

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Posted by tankboy51 on Sunday, June 03, 2018 6:34 PM

I know I'm in the minority, I did not like the first one.  Thought it was stupid, I don't like Cruz at all, even less now.  I got tirerd of the deck scenes and did not care for the sound track.  Now, l loved Hot Shots, both of them.   ( l do like F-14s )

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Posted by GMorrison on Sunday, June 03, 2018 8:12 PM

tankboy51

I know I'm in the minority, I did not like the first one.  Thought it was stupid, I don't like Cruz at all, even less now.  I got tirerd of the deck scenes and did not care for the sound track.  Now, l loved Hot Shots, both of them.   ( l do like F-14s )

 

I hate it when he does that...

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, June 03, 2018 8:43 PM

GMorrison

 

 
tankboy51

I know I'm in the minority, I did not like the first one.  Thought it was stupid, I don't like Cruz at all, even less now.  I got tirerd of the deck scenes and did not care for the sound track.  Now, l loved Hot Shots, both of them.   ( l do like F-14s )

 

 

 

I hate it when he does that...

 

Trivia question: what CV did Mav’s father fly off of ?

 

Oriskany

 

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Posted by fotofrank on Sunday, June 03, 2018 8:48 PM

I can't see where Tom Cruise would be any kind of draw for this movie. He's right up there with Travolta when it comes to acting talent and charisma. If Cruise is the lead in this movie, I'll have to take a pass.

And without Tom Skerritt and Michael Ironside, what's the point?

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Posted by stikpusher on Sunday, June 03, 2018 9:12 PM

I actually dont mind seeing Tom Cruise films. I like him better than many of the latest generation of leading actors. I don’t go to see a film because of him, but I don’t pass on a film to avoid him either. And Travolta certainly has some serious capabilities in the right roles. Have a look at him in the remake of Pelham 123. 

A wild guess in my part says that Cruise will be doing the senior instructor role to some new hot shots... sort of a changing of the guard, passing the torch sort of thing. The role Tom Skerrit had in the original. 

 

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Posted by Tojo72 on Sunday, June 03, 2018 9:27 PM

tankboy51

I know I'm in the minority, I did not like the first one.  Thought it was stupid, I don't like Cruz at all, even less now.  I got tirerd of the deck scenes and did not care for the sound track.  Now, l loved Hot Shots, both of them.   ( l do like F-14s )

 

It was stupid,didnt make sense,but it was entertaining,I just didnt take it as a serious movie,it was fun,the musical score was great,Kenny Loggins,Jets were hot,but weak story.

Of course thats just my opinion,I was in my 20's just starting modeling and I had fun with it.

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Posted by ikar01 on Sunday, June 03, 2018 9:42 PM

 

I didn't think it was that a great a movie as most people did.  The flying scenes were pretty good......except for the canopy to canopy scenen that was dumb.  I did like the music and have the soundtrack but otherwise, I don't watch it anymore. Hotshots was a better movie.  I have no interest in the sequel.

It could have been worse, that travesty called Iron Eagle was far worse.  It was dumb and impossible right from the beginning and only got worse.

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Posted by BlackSheepTwoOneFour on Tuesday, June 05, 2018 9:10 PM

Growing up during the 80s was awesome and Top Gun? I loved it. Don’t be hatin’ cuz we all know that generation was the best generation to be in... until the rap crap came to the music scene.

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Posted by keavdog on Tuesday, June 05, 2018 9:14 PM

My favorite Tom Cruise role was  Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder.

Who knew he was a great character actor - funny stuff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srH94OR1TbU

 

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Posted by GMorrison on Tuesday, June 05, 2018 10:49 PM

BlackSheepTwoOneFour

Growing up during the 80s was awesome and Top Gun? I loved it. Don’t be hatin’ cuz we all know that generation was the best generation to be in... until the rap crap came to the music scene.

 

So you are saying that the rap cr-p was a better generation? I'd agree all the way.

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Posted by Ish47guy on Tuesday, June 05, 2018 10:52 PM

BlackSheepTwoOneFour

Growing up during the 80s was awesome and Top Gun? I loved it. Don’t be hatin’ cuz we all know that generation was the best generation to be in... until the rap crap came to the music scene.

You don't find it hypocrytical that you use the lexicon of the genre to express your distaste for it?

Back to TG2, I wouldnt be at all surprised, given the time that has passed, if that old plot device of "bringing someone out of retirement becuase he's the best we have" is rolled out and put into play. 

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Posted by BlackSheepTwoOneFour on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 11:14 AM

GMorrison

 

 
BlackSheepTwoOneFour

Growing up during the 80s was awesome and Top Gun? I loved it. Don’t be hatin’ cuz we all know that generation was the best generation to be in... until the rap crap came to the music scene.

 

 

 

So you are saying that the rap cr-p was a better generation? I'd agree all the way.

 

 

 

Oh hell no! Rap is nothing but noise to my ears. Can't stand hip hop and rap. Give me AC/DC, Van Halen, Aerosmith, etc...

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Posted by hogfanfs on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 11:24 AM

Isn't Top Gun the movie where the F-14s shot down the Zeros? Stick out tongue

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Posted by hogfanfs on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 11:26 AM

BlackSheepTwoOneFour

 

Oh hell no! Rap is nothing but noise to my ears. Can't stand hip hop and rap. Give me AC/DC, Van Halen, Aerosmith, etc...
 

You forgot Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Deep Purple...

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Posted by scottrc on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 1:10 PM

hogfanfs

Isn't Top Gun the movie where the F-14s shot down the Zeros? Stick out tongue

 

 

Now there was a movie with a goofy story line, but was made watchable because so much attention to detail captured the feel of being on a carrier.  

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Posted by goldhammer on Wednesday, June 06, 2018 4:54 PM

I think that maybe Goose's son shows up as a pilot and Mav takes him under his wing.   That would bring the storyline full circle.

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Posted by ikar01 on Thursday, June 07, 2018 7:56 PM

You're thinking of a earlier movie, Final Countdown.

We had the fun of playing host to the VF84 guys when they visited Kadena.  The pilot hwo was assigned to act as co-ordinator had a little surprise waiting for them on his desk.  He dug through his old gun film and had a frame enlarge to about 16X20 and placed it under the plexiglass cover.  It showed a beautiful shot of a F-14 .  It was ust hitting afterburner and folding its wings.  The shot was taken from slightly above and ehind and showed all the readings of his F-15 HUD along with the fire indicator shinning brightly on the right.

It got some laughs and one of the 84 guys had flown in the movie and said that while filming they almost put one of their ships in the ocean because the pilot misjudged and started a manuver too low.  He said if you watch in the theater and look hard you can see the ocean spreading from the compression as he got too close.

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