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'''Evacuator''' is a [[1984]] film starring [[Jack Howitzer]] and was featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]. The film was followed by two sequels: [[Exploder: Evacuator Part II]] ([[1986]]) and [[Special Needs Cop]] ([[1992]]). It's the first film of the [[Evacuator Trilogy]] and was rated RP (for "''Really Patriotic''").
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'''''Evacuator''''' is a [[1984]] film starring [[Jack Howitzer]] and was featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]. The film was followed by two sequels: ''[[Exploder: Evacuator Part II]]'' ([[1986]]) and ''[[Special Needs Cop]]'' ([[1992]]). It's the first film of the [[Evacuator Trilogy|''Evacuator'' Trilogy]] and was rated RP (for "''Really Patriotic''").
   
 
== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
   
The plot centers around [[Tim]] (played by Jack Howitzer), a mentally unstable ex-Marine who is suffering from flashbacks of his time in the [[Wikipedia:Vietnam War|Vietnam War]], including torching villages and raping school girls. At some point Tim is recruited by the US Government to rescue prisoners of war still being held captive in Vietnam due to the liberals turning their back on the veterans. Tim teams up with old friends [[Ho Chi]] and Wandering Hands (Asian and Native American stereotypes, respectively) to return to Vietnam and rescue the prisoners, and kill Communist Vietnamese soldiers.
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The plot centers around [[Tim]] (played by Jack Howitzer), a mentally unstable ex-Marine who is suffering from flashbacks of his time in the [[Wikipedia:Vietnam War|Vietnam War]], including torching villages and raping school girls. At some point, Tim is recruited by the US Government to rescue prisoners of war still being held captive in Vietnam due to the liberals turning their back on the veterans. Tim teams up with old friends [[Ho Chi]] and [[Wandering Hands]] (Asian and Native American stereotypes, respectively) to return to Vietnam and rescue the prisoners, and kill Communist Vietnamese soldiers.
   
 
== Merchandising ==
 
== Merchandising ==
   
A large amount of products were released with the movie, including action figures and playsets of the characters featured in the film. There is also Evacuator themed childrens underwear marketed by [[Little Lacy Surprise]].
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A large amount of products were released with the movie, including action figures and playsets of the characters featured in the film. There is also Evacuator themed children's underwear marketed by [[Little Lacy Surprise]].
   
 
== Quotes ==
 
== Quotes ==
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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
*This film seems to be a spoof of [[Wikipedia:Sylvester Stallone|Sylvester Stallone]] films [[Wikipedia:Rambo: First Blood|Rambo: First Blood]] and [[Wikipedia:Rambo: First Blood Part II|Rambo: First Blood Part II]], due to similar plotlines.
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*This film seems to be a spoof of [[Wikipedia:Sylvester Stallone|Sylvester Stallone]] films ''[[Wikipedia:Rambo: First Blood|Rambo: First Blood]]'' and ''[[Wikipedia:Rambo: First Blood Part II|Rambo: First Blood Part II]]'', due to similar plotlines.
   
*Wandering Hands' fate in this film is not made clear in the trailer like Ho Chi's would be in the sequel's featured trailer, and therefor it's ultimately unknown if he lives or dies.
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*Wandering Hands' fate in this film is not made clear in the trailer like Ho Chi's would be in the sequel's featured trailer, and so it's ultimately unknown if he lives or dies.
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* The arm-wrestling line and the "that's a different film", is a reference to Stallone's film [[wikipedia:Over_the_Top_(film)|Over The Top]], which Stallone becomes an arm-wrestling champion.
   
   

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Evacuator is a 1984 film starring Jack Howitzer and was featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. The film was followed by two sequels: Exploder: Evacuator Part II (1986) and Special Needs Cop (1992). It's the first film of the Evacuator Trilogy and was rated RP (for "Really Patriotic").

Summary Edit

The plot centers around Tim (played by Jack Howitzer), a mentally unstable ex-Marine who is suffering from flashbacks of his time in the Vietnam War, including torching villages and raping school girls. At some point, Tim is recruited by the US Government to rescue prisoners of war still being held captive in Vietnam due to the liberals turning their back on the veterans. Tim teams up with old friends Ho Chi and Wandering Hands (Asian and Native American stereotypes, respectively) to return to Vietnam and rescue the prisoners, and kill Communist Vietnamese soldiers.

Merchandising Edit

A large amount of products were released with the movie, including action figures and playsets of the characters featured in the film. There is also Evacuator themed children's underwear marketed by Little Lacy Surprise.

Quotes Edit

"GOODNIGHT, BITCHES!! I'LL KILL HIM BEFORE HE SCREAMS!!" - Tim while shooting Vietnamese soldiers.

"After I torched those villages and raped those school girls, I just can't seem to get those images out of my head! - Tim experiencing flashbacks.

"What do you smell, Wandering Hands?"

"Hmm. Smell fear."

"Good. Let's arm-wrestle"

"That be different film."

"Okay. Let's kill some commies!"

"Hmm. Me find Vietnamese squaw" - Tim and Wandering Hands.

"He's wrestling the chopper down! Shoot him!"

"I'm an American, and you're not! SO FUCKIN' DIE!!"

"Aah, he's too strong!" - Vietnamese soldier and Tim.

Trivia Edit

  • Wandering Hands' fate in this film is not made clear in the trailer like Ho Chi's would be in the sequel's featured trailer, and so it's ultimately unknown if he lives or dies.
  • The arm-wrestling line and the "that's a different film", is a reference to Stallone's film Over The Top, which Stallone becomes an arm-wrestling champion.

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