About

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.

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Directed by

John Badham

Written by

Dan O'Bannon (Writer)
Don Jakoby (Writer)

Runtime

109 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

He's out there...

Cast

Keywords

vietnam veteran los angeles vietnam war mayor helicopter

Photos

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing