One of those sequels that transcends the previous film.
So many great gags in this. I was reminded how great Charlie Sheen’s comedic sensibilities are.
The crossover of Sheens (Charlie and Martin) on their respective missions is such a good throwaway bit.
“I loved you in Wall Street!”
Though, now that I think about it, it kinda makes everything so sublime if we imagine that Hot Shots takes place in the same universe as Apocalypse Now. Both showcase the absurdity of America’s military follies in an endless spiral of special operations and mission creep.
“We need you to go in and get the men who went in to get the men who went in to get the men.
We’ve only ever been going in to get the men...