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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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Rated R for strong violence, and for language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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$7,500,000 (estimated)
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Robert Cettl argues in his 2009 book "Terrorism in American cinema: an analytical filmography, 1960-2008" that the film reveals an alarmingly realist insight into US-Middle Eastern politics and terrorism since the 2000s, dealing with a al-Qaeda-esque terrorist organization and the conspiracy theories that some believe the US government is using the Middle East as a cover-up. See more »

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*1/2 OUT OF FIVE
7 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dolph Lundgren as Mike Anderson a L.A journalist who flocks to Israel to probe an attack on a U.S base where he finds a cover-up. Cover-Up is just an all around disappointment, the movie is simplistic, predictable and has hardly any action until the final 30 minutes. Considering that nobody has ever watched a Dolph Lundgren movie for anything but action only adds to the futile surroundings. However a suspenseful climax saves it from being a turkey.


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