The Delta Force
The Delta Force (1986)

The first installment in a series of pictures, The Delta Force was loosely based on the true events of a June 1985 hijacking. The leader of an anti-terrorist force (Lee Marvin) and its most effective member (Chuck Norris) must deal with a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 14, 1986
DVD Release Date: August 29, 2006
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Critic Score: 20% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Chuck O'Leary

Works equally well as a tense, powerful hostage drama and a rousing action film. The Delta Force gets my vote as Chuck Norris' best movie.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

One has to question the excessive carnage of the finale and its celebration of the eye-for-an-eye ethic.

Scott Weinberg

Half-disaster, half-action low-budget cheese that's still fairly entertaining in spots.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Dumb actioner but as dumb actioners go this one at least moves quickly.
Dean McKenna
What an explosive '80 action-thriller film to see the crack team of commandos including super-soldiers Chuck Norris and Lee Marvin can rescue the innocent… More
Phil Hubbs
There's a major hostage crisis going down, a small team of Arabian terrorists have taken control of a US airliner packed with innocent civilians. They… More
Tim Salmons
Ok, for an action flick, this is really, really long. As far as I'm concerned, over half an hour could have been hacked out of this movie to give it the… More
Aj V
This was my least favorite Norris movie so far. It's more of a disaster and war movie, and I don't really care for either, let alone a combination of… More
danny d
chuck norris kicks people in the face!