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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Did You Know?
This picture's original title was the oddly spelled ffolkes and it's first letter is actually spelled with a lower-case f. Another movie with a different spelling but sounding the same, Folks!
(1992), would me made about twelve years after this film was made and released. See more
Despite the central character's surname being explicitly referred to in dialogue as ffolkes (lower-case), he is credited at the end of the film as Ffolkes. See more
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