A vietnam vet (Tommy Lee Jones) takes forceful control of Central Park to remember those who served and died in the Vietnam War.

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Valery
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Eubanks
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Commissioner Keller
Peter Dvorsky ...
Dix
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Mike
Gale Garnett ...
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Richie
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Captain Juliano
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Santini
Dennis O'Connor ...
Sergeant Duffy
Tom Harvey ...
General Bryant
R.D. Reid ...
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A vietnam vet (Tommy Lee Jones) takes forceful control of Central Park to remember those who served and died in the Vietnam War.

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6 October 1985 (USA)  »

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Asedio en Central Park  »

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CAD 4,500,000 (estimated)
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Despite all the violence depicted in this movie, only three people actually die. Two by gunfire, one by suicide. See more »

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This movie was filmed in Ontario. The helicopter sent into the park with the police sniper has a Canadian Registry Number, C-GLCD. A NYPD helicopter would have an US registry starting with the letter N. See more »

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[after killing Tran Chan Dinh, a mercenary sent to kill him]
Mitch: Those sick sons-of-bitches! They're sending in the Viet Cong to get *me*!
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Don't mess with a clever Vietnam vet.
6 August 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

You might say this is a passionate action movie. Probably did not cost much to make, but is somewhat interesting. Tommy Lee Jones plays a veteran from the Vietnamese conflict and he wants to raise awareness to how veterans, the elderly and underprivileged are overlooked. He decides to take Central Park hostage. Then he is forced to defend his position with gunfire. Who said all is fair in love and war?

Also in the cast are Helen Shaver and Yaphet Kotto. Not too far fetched; and this movie does grab your attention.


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