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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When the next 12 hours could cost you 1,000 million pounds and 600 lives you need a man who lives second by second. [UK Theatrical]
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Did You Know?
The book this film was based on was called "Esther, Ruth and Jennifer", which referred to a supply ship, drilling rig and oil platform that were threatened with destruction by the villains. See more
Ffolkes uses military time couple of times, which is expected. But when on the rig and getting ready to go the ship, he has everyone sync their watches to 1114 rather than military time of 2314. See more
Timing underwater. Speed Underwater. That is what half our assignments are about. Harris! Are you listening to me?
Then bloody well well look at me! Yesterday, ONE man completed the exercise precisely on time. ME!
[Produces a hand grenade from his bag
Today, you will ALL complete the exercise precisely on time...