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[[File:Evacuator.jpg|thumb|The poster for Evacuator]]
   
 
'''''Evacuator''''' is a [[1984]] film starring [[Jack Howitzer]] and was featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]. The film was followed by two sequels: ''[[Exploder: Evacuator Part II]]'' ([[1986]]) and ''[[Special Needs Cop]]'' ([[1992]]). It's the first film of the [[Evacuator Trilogy|''Evacuator'' Trilogy]] and was rated RP (for "''Really Patriotic''").
 
'''''Evacuator''''' is a [[1984]] film starring [[Jack Howitzer]] and was featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]. The film was followed by two sequels: ''[[Exploder: Evacuator Part II]]'' ([[1986]]) and ''[[Special Needs Cop]]'' ([[1992]]). It's the first film of the [[Evacuator Trilogy|''Evacuator'' Trilogy]] and was rated RP (for "''Really Patriotic''").
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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
   
The plot centers around [[Tim]] (played by Jack Howitzer), a mentally unstable ex-Marine who is suffering from flashbacks of his time in the [[Wikipedia:Vietnam War|Vietnam War]], including torching villages and raping school girls. At some point, Tim is recruited by the US Government to rescue prisoners of war still being held captive in Vietnam due to the liberals turning their back on the veterans. Tim teams up with old friends [[Ho Chi]] and [[Wandering Hands]] (Asian and Native American stereotypes, respectively) to return to Vietnam and rescue the prisoners, and kill Communist Vietnamese soldiers.
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The plot centers around [[Tim]] (played by Jack Howitzer), a mentally unstable ex-Marine who is suffering from flashbacks of his time in the [[Wikipedia:Vietnam War|Vietnam War]], including torching villages and raping school girls. At some point, Tim is recruited by the US Government to rescue prisoners of war still being held captive in Vietnam due to the liberals turning their back on the veterans. Tim teams up with old friends [[Ho Chi]] and [[Wandering Hands]] (Asian and Native American stereotypes, respectively) to return to Vietnam and rescue the prisoners, and kill Communist Vietnamese soldiers. At one point, Tim visits a [[Venezuela]]n village.
   
 
== Merchandising ==
 
== Merchandising ==
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A large amount of products were released with the movie, including action figures and playsets of the characters featured in the film. There is also Evacuator themed children's underwear marketed by [[Little Lacy Surprise]].
 
A large amount of products were released with the movie, including action figures and playsets of the characters featured in the film. There is also Evacuator themed children's underwear marketed by [[Little Lacy Surprise]].
   
== Quotes ==
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==Ads==
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The following are transcribed from radio ads from Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.
   
''"GOODNIGHT, BITCHES!! I'LL KILL HIM BEFORE HE SCREAMS!!"'' - Tim while shooting Vietnamese soldiers.
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==='''Film trailer ([[Flash FM]])'''===
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'''Narrator:''' Tim gave everything he had to our country. Now, he's having flashbacks, and someone's going to pay. Howitzer is back! Evacuator.
   
''"After I torched those villages and raped those school girls, I just can't seem to get those images out of my head! ''- Tim experiencing flashbacks.
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'''Tim:''' Die, you scum!
   
''"What do you smell, Wandering Hands?"''
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'''Narrator:''' One man's search for peace...
   
''"Hmm. Smell fear."''
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'''Tim:''' Goodnight, bitches! I'LL KILL HIM BEFORE HE SCREAMS!!
   
''"Good. Let's arm-wrestle"''
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'''Narrator:''' One man's search for hope...
   
''"That be different film."''
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'''Tim:''' Let's do some killing. Let's kill for the kids!
   
''"Okay. Let's kill some commies!"''
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'''Narrator:''' One man's search for the truth...
   
''"Hmm. Me find Vietnamese squaw"'' - Tim and Wandering Hands.
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'''Tim:''' After I torched those villages and raped all those school girls, I just can't seem to get those images out of my head!
   
''"He's wrestling the chopper down! Shoot him!"''
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'''Narrator:''' He gave everything. Then the liberals turned their backs on our heroes, and now, he's out for the truth.
   
''"I'm an American, and you're not! SO FUCKIN' DIE!!"''
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'''Tim:''' What do you smell, Wandering Hands?
   
''"Aah, he's too strong!"'' - Vietnamese soldier and Tim.
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'''Wandering Hands:''' Hmm, smell fear.
   
== Trivia ==
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'''Tim:''' Good. Let's arm-wrestle!
*This film seems to be a spoof of [[Wikipedia:Sylvester Stallone|Sylvester Stallone]] films ''[[Wikipedia:Rambo: First Blood|Rambo: First Blood]]'' and ''[[Wikipedia:Rambo: First Blood Part II|Rambo: First Blood Part II]]'', due to similar plotlines.
 
   
*Wandering Hands' fate in this film is not made clear in the trailer like Ho Chi's would be in the sequel's featured trailer, and so it's ultimately unknown if he lives or dies.
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'''Wandering Hands:''' That be different film.
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'''Tim:''' Okay, let's kill some COMMIES!!
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'''Wandering Hands:''' Hmm, me find Vietnamese squad.
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'''Vietnamese soldier:''' He's wrestling the chopper down! Shoot him!
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'''Tim:''' I'm an American, and you're not! SO FUCKIN' DIE!!
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'''Vietnamese soldier:''' Aah, he's too strong!
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'''Narrator:''' Evacuator.
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'''Tim:''' Let's evacuate these bitches!
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'''Narrator:''' Rated RP for Really Patriotic.
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==='''Playset ad ([[Emotion 98.3]])'''===
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'''Kid #1:''' Ha ha! I'm gonna slit your throat in your sleep!
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'''Father:''' What's that, son?
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'''Male announcer:''' Introducing the Evacuator playset and action figures! Featuring Tim!
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'''Kid #2:''' (as Tim) Let's evacuate these bitches! Right, Ho Chi? (as Ho Chi) Ah, so, you're a big troubleboat, Tim! (makes pretend shooting noises)
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'''Male announcer:''' Ho Chi Bat sold seperately. You can relive all your favorite moments from the movie Evacuator!
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'''Kid #1:''' (as villager) The savages are attacking! Help! Where's Tim?
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'''Kid #2:''' (as Tim) Here I am! I hear some ethnics better be taught a lesson in freedom. Where's my bazooka?
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'''Male announcer:''' Bazooka sold seperately. The Evacuator playset comes with a Venezuelan village, villagers and real napalm!
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'''Kid #3:''' (as soldier) You never take our village, freedom-loving American scum!
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'''Kid #1:''' (as Tim) No, but I'll take your daughter, while you watch! Ha ha ha! Right, Ho Chi?
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'''Kid #2:''' (as Ho Chi) Ha, so, ha ha ha, you work funny sum. (as Tim) Let's burn this shithole down! You ready, Wandering Hands?
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'''Male announcer:''' Wandering Hands Peyote Playset sold seperately. Get Tim, Ho Chi Bat and Wandering Hands with their battle action weapons! Each sold seperately. The Evacuator playset, ages 3 and under.
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== Trivia ==
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* This film seems to be a spoof of [[Wikipedia:Sylvester Stallone|Sylvester Stallone]] films ''[[Wikipedia:Rambo: First Blood|Rambo: First Blood]]'' and ''[[Wikipedia:Rambo: First Blood Part II|Rambo: First Blood Part II]]'', due to similar plotlines.
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* Wandering Hands' fate in this film is not made clear in the trailer like Ho Chi's would be in the sequel's featured trailer, and so it's ultimately unknown if he lives or dies.
 
* The arm-wrestling line and the "that's a different film", is a reference to Stallone's film [[wikipedia:Over_the_Top_(film)|Over The Top]], which Stallone becomes an arm-wrestling champion.
 
* The arm-wrestling line and the "that's a different film", is a reference to Stallone's film [[wikipedia:Over_the_Top_(film)|Over The Top]], which Stallone becomes an arm-wrestling champion.
   

Latest revision as of 15:16, October 18, 2019

Evacuator

The poster for Evacuator

Evacuator is a 1984 film starring Jack Howitzer and was featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. The film was followed by two sequels: Exploder: Evacuator Part II (1986) and Special Needs Cop (1992). It's the first film of the Evacuator Trilogy and was rated RP (for "Really Patriotic").

Summary Edit

The plot centers around Tim (played by Jack Howitzer), a mentally unstable ex-Marine who is suffering from flashbacks of his time in the Vietnam War, including torching villages and raping school girls. At some point, Tim is recruited by the US Government to rescue prisoners of war still being held captive in Vietnam due to the liberals turning their back on the veterans. Tim teams up with old friends Ho Chi and Wandering Hands (Asian and Native American stereotypes, respectively) to return to Vietnam and rescue the prisoners, and kill Communist Vietnamese soldiers. At one point, Tim visits a Venezuelan village.

Merchandising Edit

A large amount of products were released with the movie, including action figures and playsets of the characters featured in the film. There is also Evacuator themed children's underwear marketed by Little Lacy Surprise.

AdsEdit

The following are transcribed from radio ads from Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

Film trailer (Flash FM)Edit

Narrator: Tim gave everything he had to our country. Now, he's having flashbacks, and someone's going to pay. Howitzer is back! Evacuator.

Tim: Die, you scum!

Narrator: One man's search for peace...

Tim: Goodnight, bitches! I'LL KILL HIM BEFORE HE SCREAMS!!

Narrator: One man's search for hope...

Tim: Let's do some killing. Let's kill for the kids!

Narrator: One man's search for the truth...

Tim: After I torched those villages and raped all those school girls, I just can't seem to get those images out of my head!

Narrator: He gave everything. Then the liberals turned their backs on our heroes, and now, he's out for the truth.

Tim: What do you smell, Wandering Hands?

Wandering Hands: Hmm, smell fear.

Tim: Good. Let's arm-wrestle!

Wandering Hands: That be different film.

Tim: Okay, let's kill some COMMIES!!

Wandering Hands: Hmm, me find Vietnamese squad.

Vietnamese soldier: He's wrestling the chopper down! Shoot him!

Tim: I'm an American, and you're not! SO FUCKIN' DIE!!

Vietnamese soldier: Aah, he's too strong!

Narrator: Evacuator.

Tim: Let's evacuate these bitches!

Narrator: Rated RP for Really Patriotic.

Playset ad (Emotion 98.3)Edit

Kid #1: Ha ha! I'm gonna slit your throat in your sleep!

Father: What's that, son?

Male announcer: Introducing the Evacuator playset and action figures! Featuring Tim!

Kid #2: (as Tim) Let's evacuate these bitches! Right, Ho Chi? (as Ho Chi) Ah, so, you're a big troubleboat, Tim! (makes pretend shooting noises)

Male announcer: Ho Chi Bat sold seperately. You can relive all your favorite moments from the movie Evacuator!

Kid #1: (as villager) The savages are attacking! Help! Where's Tim?

Kid #2: (as Tim) Here I am! I hear some ethnics better be taught a lesson in freedom. Where's my bazooka?

Male announcer: Bazooka sold seperately. The Evacuator playset comes with a Venezuelan village, villagers and real napalm!

Kid #3: (as soldier) You never take our village, freedom-loving American scum!

Kid #1: (as Tim) No, but I'll take your daughter, while you watch! Ha ha ha! Right, Ho Chi?

Kid #2: (as Ho Chi) Ha, so, ha ha ha, you work funny sum. (as Tim) Let's burn this shithole down! You ready, Wandering Hands?

Male announcer: Wandering Hands Peyote Playset sold seperately. Get Tim, Ho Chi Bat and Wandering Hands with their battle action weapons! Each sold seperately. The Evacuator playset, ages 3 and under.

Trivia Edit

  • This film seems to be a spoof of Sylvester Stallone films Rambo: First Blood and Rambo: First Blood Part II, due to similar plotlines.
  • Wandering Hands' fate in this film is not made clear in the trailer like Ho Chi's would be in the sequel's featured trailer, and so it's ultimately unknown if he lives or dies.
  • The arm-wrestling line and the "that's a different film", is a reference to Stallone's film Over The Top, which Stallone becomes an arm-wrestling champion.
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