Blue Thunder

1983 110 Mins Audio: English Maturity Rating 16+
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Watch or Download Blue Thunder 1983. Director Jerry Ziesmer, John Badham, Terry Leonard, Daniel McCauley, James W. Gavin, Kevin G. Cremin, Tom Davies, Chris Soldo, Trish Kinney, Cast Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark,

Los Angeles, California. Officer Murphy, a veteran Metropolitan Police helicopter pilot suffering from severe trauma due to his harsh experiences during the Vietnam War, and Lymangood, his resourceful new partner, are tasked with testing an advanced and heavily armed experimental chopper known as Blue Thunder. Movie Blue Thunder

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Blue Thunder Parent guide

Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
A character ogles a woman from above as he's hovering in a helicopter using a camera that can zoom in close and you can see cleavage but no nudity. Two men watch from outside a window a naked women enter a room and stretch in various positions. Her full body is seen from a side-on angle, pubic hair included, but you only partially see the nudity as it's from the side and not head-on. A man and a women are heard having sex at an unseen location, but nothing is shown.

Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
Most gore is resulting from gunshot wounds, of which there are several. Blood and blood splatters are shown resulting from wounding, but tissue or other damage is not in evidence. Several men attack a woman who is shot (later reported to result in her death) and the men are shot and go down (not known for certain if fatal or not). It is suggested that she was about to be raped. Several men violently rob a liquor store, taking a hostage. Both men are shot in a battle with police. A police officer is taken prisoner in his home, bound, and tortured. Sounds of the torture are heard and pain is evident, but the actual torture acts are not shown. A man is run over by a car - his bloodied body is shown being placed in a body bag. Several police officers are shown taking gunfire at several times in their vehicles, but none appear injured. A man is shown in flashback from a war scene being pushed out of a moving helicopter and impacting on the ground. A man is shot in a helicopter leaving prominent blood splatters on the broken windshield - no sign of the wound or blood on the actor is shown. A man is found in a helicopter that explodes, but no physical remains can be seen when the wreckage falls to the ground.

Profanity Reason
Various scatological references are made. Religious references using names of divinity are made. The f-word is used repeatedly. Sexual connotations in relation to individuals are used.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
Use of cigarettes is shown, but not prominently. Drug or alcohol use is not featured.

Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
Several men attack a women at her home. A man is tortured by bad guys in his home. He manages to run away while bound and mouth taped. He is pursued and run over by a bad guy.

Rastar Productions, Columbia Pictures,

United States of America,




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