History Film / SpaceCowboys

8th Dec '16 2:44:03 PM HarryLovesHermione
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** The film opens with the test pilots in 1958; Tommy Lee Jones was 12 at the time in real life.
6th Oct '16 7:30:17 AM Rprince0418
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**More specifically, he throws them out when he learns who they work for AND Ethan gets it in his head to insult Frank in his own home. Sara is obviously embarrassed by Ethan actions and Frank has no issue working with her a couple scenes later.
21st Aug '16 4:51:27 PM HawkbitAlpha
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*** Hawk's ridiculous (and "impossible") landing technique of slowing down rapidly by "tapping on the brakes a little bit", essentially pulling a Pugachev's Cobra ''in a space shuttle.'' [[spoiler:Hawk himself pulls this first in the flight training simulator, and Frank later copies it to land for real.]]
27th Jan '16 2:16:53 PM firejewel
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9th Jan '16 9:16:28 PM HarryLovesHermione
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* BlindWithoutEm: Jerry (Sutherland). He nonetheless passes the NASA eyesight test by memorizing the letters. Later on, he gets custom-made CoolShades.

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* BlindWithoutEm: Jerry (Sutherland). He nonetheless passes the NASA eyesight test by memorizing the letters.letters while his glasses are on. Later on, he gets custom-made CoolShades.
9th Jan '16 9:15:37 PM HarryLovesHermione
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* LoopingLines: The opening sequence has Eastwood and Jones doing a fairly obvious dub job over the younger actors.

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* LoopingLines: The opening flashback sequence has Eastwood and Jones the film's present-day actors doing a fairly obvious dub job over the younger actors.
9th Sep '15 11:26:39 AM ChronoLegion
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: Ethan Glance can't understand the guidance system on Ikon. Jerry points out why Frank and his team need to fix it, they were trained on the technology and Ethan wasn't.

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* [[invoked]] TechnologyMarchesOn: Ethan Glance can't understand the guidance system on Ikon. Jerry points out why Frank and his team need to fix it, they were trained on the technology and Ethan wasn't.
11th Jul '15 9:35:03 PM TairaMai
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: Ethan Glance can't understand the guidance system on Ikon. Jerry points out why Frank and his team need to fix it, they were trained on the technology and Ethan wasn't.
1st Jul '15 7:44:36 PM HeraldAlberich
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* TruthInTelevision: The story was inspired by John Glenn's 1998 space flight, when he was 77.

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* TruthInTelevision: The story was inspired by John Glenn's 1998 space flight, when he was 77. Frank namechecks Glenn when he's trying to convince Bob to let Daedalus take the job.
30th Jun '15 4:43:42 PM TairaMai
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* Death From Above: [[spoiler:IKON]]

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* Death {{Death From Above: Above}}: [[spoiler:IKON]]
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