A terrorist (Anthony Perkins) holds an offshore drilling rig and production platform for ransom in the North Sea. Ffolkes (Roger Moore) a wealthy mysogynistic eccentric, volunteers to send his crack team of soldiers in to stop the terrorists. With few other options available, the British Government reluctantly accepts his help. Written by
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Terrorists of the High Seas . . . With a push of a button they threaten to blow up the biggest oil rig in the world. Only one man can stop them. [USA DVD]
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The film's poor performance was largely blamed on the almost complete lack of action scenes. See more
The British characters, including ffolkes and the Admiral especially, mispronounce the word "lieutenant." The proper pronunciation is "LEFtenant," not "LOOtenant." That might be forgivable from the mad Yank Kramer but not from ffolkes or Sir Francis (the Admiral) See more
There are over 600 people relying on us to save their lives...
[Turns and berates one of his men
And you sir, you whacked that ladder as though it's a dinner gong! Do it again and I'll have your balls for breakfast!