Blue Thunder

(1983)

Overview

Officer Frank Murphy, an experienced LAPD helicopter pilot, is given command of the advanced new "Blue Thunder" chopper. But he begins to wonder why the LAPD would need a helicopter so powerful and why it is such a secret.

  1. John Badham

    Director

  2. Don Jakoby

    Writer

  3. Dan O'Bannon

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Roy Scheider

    Roy Scheider

    Frank Murphy

  2. Warren Oates

    Warren Oates

    Jack Braddock

  3. Candy Clark

    Candy Clark

    Kate

  4. Daniel Stern

    Daniel Stern

    Officer Richard Lymangood

  5. Paul Roebling

    Paul Roebling

    Icelan

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 13, 1983
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 49m

Budget $22,000,000.00

Revenue $42,313,354.00

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