With a title like this, one might expect another cinematic victory in the Vietnam War or perhaps a successful annihilation of some terrorists. Instead THE PATRIOT is a confusing and altogether silly exercise in adventure redeemed only by its unintentionally funny climax. At a naval storage
base somewhere in the desert, a bunch of Ninja-garbed bad guys led by Atkins (Stack Pierce) easily breach security and heist a couple of atomic bombs. In a nearby town, Matt Ryder (Gregg Henry) is a burned-out Vietnam veteran who is summoned by his old Navy superior (Leslie Nielsen) to help
recover the stolen bombs. Coherence is not exactly the order of the day in THE PATRIOT. Th...