Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

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  • En Territoire Ennemi Alternative


War film set during the Bosnian conflict: fighter jet navigator Burnett is based on the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and so frustrated by the lack of action that he requests to leave the service. His commanding officer is Admiral Reigart, with whom Burnett has a love/hate relationship, and he ignores the request and instead sends Burnett out on a reconnaissance trip. However Burnett and the pilot, Stackhouse, detect Serb activity in what is supposed to be a demilitarised zone and the plane is fired upon. Forced to ditch in enemy territory, Stackhouse is wounded and later executed. Burnett must try to reach high ground to radio for help while evading Serb commander Lokar and his sniper known only as Tracker.

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