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Last Plane Out is a 1983 film, directed by David Nelson, son of Ozzie and Harriet. It was based on journalist Jack Cox's (who co-produced the film) experience in Nicaragua when it was ruled by Anastasio Somoza Debayle and his battle against insurgents during the 1979 Nicaraguan Revolution.[1]

Last Plane Out
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Theatrical poster
Directed byDavid Nelson
Produced byJack Cox
David Nelson
Written byErnest Tidyman
StarringJan-Michael Vincent
Julie Carmen
David Huffman
Music byDennis McCarthy
CinematographyJacques Haitkin
Distributed byNew World Pictures
Release date
23 September 1983
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$115,475 (USA)


American journalist Jack Cox covers the Nicaraguan Revolution and falls in love with a pretty Sandinista rebel.

Principal castEdit

Actor Role
Jan-Michael Vincent Jack Cox
Julie Carmen Maria Cardena
Mary Crosby Elizabeth Rush
David Huffman Jim Conley
Lloyd Battista Anastasio Somoza Debayle
Tonyo Meléndez Ernesto
Ronnie Gonzalez Luis
Anthony Feijoo Ramon


  1. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Last Plane Out > Overview". AllMovie. Retrieved 2010-08-05.

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