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?
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
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
[to one of his frogmen
Do that again, Harris, and I'll have your balls for breakfast!