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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The movie that started it all [US video release]
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Did You Know?
The prime minister's car at the end of the film prior to the award ceremony was probably Roger Moore
's personal car--the registration plate began "RGM", and Moore's full name is Roger George Moore. See more
The "poison" used to incapacitate the hijackers is colchicine. That is a treatment for gout, not especially dangerous. (And why would the boat have poison in the infirmary anyway?) See more
You'd better take that pussycat grin off your face or this guy's liable to carve it off.