A soldier-of-fortune steals some Russian nerve gas from Afghanistan, and brings it to the U.S. to be analyzed. A greedy millionaire rancher finds out about it and sets out to steal it.

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'Tag' Taggar
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Paige Starson
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King R. Kenderson
Rod Pilloud ...
Doc
Billy Streater ...
Ryder
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Kurt
Dan Shackleford ...
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Woody Watson ...
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Joe Asberry ...
Potts
Tommy Splittgerber ...
Calvin Deats
Paul Napier ...
Reynolds
Christopher Wycliff ...
Phil
Sean McGraw ...
Gary
Michael J. Loggins ...
Tom (as Michael Loggins)
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A soldier-of-fortune steals some Russian nerve gas from Afghanistan, and brings it to the U.S. to be analyzed. A greedy millionaire rancher finds out about it and sets out to steal it.

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The demand: 50 million dollar The stake: the city of Dallas! (Dutch)


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The Computer Graphics Were Ahead Of The Times
21 August 2002 | by (Arlington, Texas) – See all my reviews

The computer graphics for this movie were ahead of the times. Rent "Getting Even" and find out what the crew was referring to when they mentioned, "The Green Pickle".

PS... Having lunch every day with Audrey Landers was fun too.


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