Clint Eastwood is a top American fighter pilot called out of retirement and sent to the USSR to steal a new superfighter that can run rings around anything the US has, and whose weapon systems are thought-controlled--but only if you're thinking in Russian. Eastwood goes off to England
for training and is eventually smuggled into the Soviet Union. Narrowly avoiding hordes of suspicious bureaucrats and too-inept-to-be-real KGB men, he steals the plane and flies it back home, with two similar fighters in hot pursuit. Apart from the flying sequences, which are spectacular (though
largely derived from STAR WARS), this is one of Eastwood's least satisfying films. Overlon...