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Hennessy is an Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. After his family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

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Niall Hennessy
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Kate Brooke
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Insp. Hollis
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Comdr. Rice
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Williams
Eric Porter ...
Sean Tobin
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Gerry
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Hawk
John Hallam ...
Boyle
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Tilney
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Covey
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Tipaldi
Hugh Moxey ...
Stephen Burgess M.P.
Margery Mason ...
Housekeeper
Paul Brennan ...
Maguire
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Hennessy is an Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. After his family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

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The Most Intensive Manhunt Ever Mounted!

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22 August 1975 (West Germany)  »

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Bombemanden  »

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This was Patrick Stewart's first film. See more »

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Well acted, directed, and edited movie in the flavor of "Day of the Jackal".
13 November 1999 | by (Lahaina, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

If anyone liked "Day of the Jackal", then they will certainly like this movie. The plot is similar in that a political enemy is to be killed by an individual. In this case two groups are trying to stop the killing-the government of Great Britain and the IRA. The IRA is not trying to defend great Britain but trying to prevent the backlash that would have been certain if the Queen and her family along with the House of Lords and Parliment were blown up. Definitely worth seeing in any case because of Rod Steiger's performance..


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