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Access Code (1984)

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A secret organisation gains control over the American nuclear weapons. A journalist ventures out to stop them.

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Agency Head
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Senator Dales
Macdonald Carey ...
Senator Williams
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Michael Barnes
Marcia Walter ...
Julie Barnes (as Marcia Mueller)
Michael Napoli ...
Ben Marcus
Martin Goslins ...
Tony Stevenson
Bill Woods ...
William
Gyl Roland ...
Kathy Barnes
Robert Braddock ...
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Barry Stigler ...
Surveillance Man
Barbara Stamm ...
Surveillance Woman
Jerold Pearson ...
Surveillance Young Man
Denise Russo ...
Snake Dancer
Sebastian Fazzio ...
Bartender
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A government agency discovers that some of America's nuclear arsenal has been stolen by a private group planning to take over the world for themselves. Somehow, the agents must stop the group's plans for global domination, recover the stolen weapons, and prevent a nationwide panic by keeping everything secret. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Access Code - Die totale Überwachung  »

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What was Martin thinking?!?!
31 March 2002 | by (Kaarina, Finland) – See all my reviews

the great Martin Landau, of Ed Wood fame, in a hapless eighties turkey? Yes! This one is a weak "sci- fi" drama/ thriller about a mysterious organisation that actually runs the USA behind the government.

A solitary journalist tries to uncover the plot, but finds out that resistance is futile...

Some spectacularly weak directing and acting combined with a plot more or less directly stolen from Alan J. Pakula's Parallax View make this one the one to miss. Luckily it's actually a rather hard film to find.

One highpoint: for some mysterious reason the screenwriter has decided to use a VERY stereotypical African- American male as a comic relief in one sequence. Result is hilarious but quite what they had intended...


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