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Cover-Up (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  22 February 1991 (Portugal)
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Mike Anderson (Dolph Lundgren), a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that ... See full summary »

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Mike Anderson
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Susan Clifford (as Lisa Berkely)
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Gil Kopel ...
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Matti Seri ...
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Jonathan Dominitz ...
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Mike Anderson (Dolph Lundgren), a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands in the action thriller "Cover Up". Despatched to investigate a mysterious and fatal attack on an overseas US naval base, Anderson, a leading investigative journalist and ex-US marine, finds himself back on familiar ground. Instinct makes him question the official CIA explanation that cites an unknown terrorist group called Black October. Alone, and armed only with his combat training and determination to uncover the truth, he sets out to expose a complex and dangerous political web. Anderson quickly discovers he can trust no-one. Renewing a fiery affair with his ex-Iover Susan Clifford, now the US Embassy press attachee, he soon finds himself confronting an old adversary, CIA boss Lou Jackson. And when his former marine colleague Colonel John Cooper is murdered moments... Written by anonymous

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100,000 civilians. The most evil weapon known to man. Only he can keep them apart. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence, and for language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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A könyörtelen hajsza  »

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The scene where Dolph Lundgren's character runs through the mass of people during the Easter celebration was shot during an actual enactment by pilgrims of the twelve stations of Christ. Hidden cameras were used to get the footage, and a pair of incognito Israeli National Squad paratroopers followed Lundgren for his protection. None the less pilgrims and tourists thought his fake blood was an actual wound, and "real" soldiers pointed M16 guns at Lundgren and got him down on the ground as they had not been well informed of the film production. See more »

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Dolph lundgren's best
10 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

when i first bought this movie at the dollar bin at the video store, i wasn't sure how this movie is going to be but now i have to say, i'm a proud owner of cover-up.

Dolph lundgren's performance as mike Anderson was excellent. Lou gossett Jr give a good performance. john Finn from shows like Dawson's creek and cold case is surprisingly good. Lisa Berkley is sexy.

director Manny coto does a fine job keeping the story alive but there is a lit of bit lacking in the action department but this is worth seeing. i hope to see Dolph lundgren in more in the way of drama movies.


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