Movies like Uncommon Valor 1983

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Uncommon Valor (1983)
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Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The pilot for an unsold weekly series, Uncommon Valor stresses the courage and resourceful of a team of firefighters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Headed by dauntless battalion chief Tom Riordan (Mitchell Ryam), the unit tries to drench a raging conflagration at County General Hospital (a disaster enhanced by some pretty good special effects). They also have to battle the villain of the piece, discreetly described in the original network press release as a "deranged arsonist."
Plot: firefighter, hospital, courage, fire, firefighting
Place: salt lake city utah

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Genre: Action, Drama
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Duration: 100 min.
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