Rescue Dawn
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Dieter: I believe I need a steak.

Squad Leader: You're gonna be Spook's wingman. You think you can handle that?
Dieter: I could not ask for a better man, sir. But, please, could I ask you a question?
Squad Leader: Go ahead.
Dieter: You know, Spook is such a goddamn daredevil, could you please order him not to try too hard to die for his country, but rather to let the son-of-a-bitch on the other side die for his instead?

Dieter: I love America. America gave me wings.

Duane: You're a strange bird, Dieter. A man tries to kill you and you want his job.

Dieter: Empty what is full. Fill what is empty. Scratch what itches.

Factual error: Dengler is assigned to the USS Ranger, CVA61, yet, as he launches for his mission, he is not taking off from a Forrestal Class carrier...in fact, the island belongs to no carrier in the US Navy.

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Trivia: The movie is based on a true story. Dieter Dengler was born in Germany just before WWII, and eventually left for the US. He told this story in the book "Little Dieter Needs to Fly" and a 1997 film (Werner Herzog) with the same same.

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