Operation Dumbo Drop Movie Review 1995

Information and Film Reviews for Operation Dumbo Drop the Movie

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It's 1968 and tough Green Beret captain (Glover), rescued by Vietnamese villagers, promises to replace their prized elephant, which was killed during his mission. He and a group of commandos use land, sea, and air to transport the reluctant beast, learning way more about elephant hygiene and eating habits than they ever wanted to know in the process. Wincer, who also directed "Free Willy," seems to be going for the title of "greatest large mammal director of all time." Anything with good-guy U.S. troops, a paratrooper elephant, and a family-friendly plot should be a Bob Dole favorite.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 107 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Comic Adventure, Vietnam War, Wild Kingdom, Rescue Missions, Airborne, Jungle Stories, Military: Army, Elephants
Jim Kouf, Gene Quintano
Danny Glover, Ray Liotta, Doug E. Doug, Denis Leary, Corin "Corky" Nemec, Thein Le Dihn
Russell Boyd
Simon Wincer
David Newman
David Madden, Diane Nabatoff, Robert W. Cort, Ted Field, Interscope Comm., Polygram, Walt Disney Pictures, Buena Vista

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