Flying Tigers
Flying Tigers (1942)

The Flying Tigers were a group of American volunteer aviators, flying against the Japanese on behalf of General Claire Chennault and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek in the months just prior to World War II. John Wayne is the most responsible… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1942
DVD Release Date: May 16, 2000
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

As a war film, it's weak, but thematically, it is significant for introducing the two-generational conflicts that defined most of John Wayne's features, war, adventures, and Westerns.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The film's best scenes are reserved for the 1930s style airplane dog-fights.

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Steve Crum

Jingoistic, flag waving John Wayne action, circa 1942.

Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Great, hokey action and romance set in WW2 China

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

While the plot is a clunky and the message heavyhanded, the acting is generally good.

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