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?
's misogynistic ffolkes character was criticized by some reviewers as being sexist. While that may be true, his previous character of James Bond was just as sexist, although in a somewhat different way, and was also criticized by some reviewers and womens groups as being sexist. 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
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