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A government agency hires a mercenary to track down and capture an escaped terrorist.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Hansen
Ron Waldron ...
Mike Thompson
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Eddy Williams
Dawn Tanner ...
Corey Parker
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Mustapha Amed
Douglas Harter ...
Pappy
Gary Olsen ...
Miles
Sue Hawkins ...
Martha
Robert Willoughby ...
Charlie
Tracy Shepherd ...
Sonny
Bruce Hearn ...
Siso
Sarissa Hembree ...
Pistachio
Marie Sokol ...
Sally (as Marie Bonner)
Michelle Leslle ...
Chocolate Swirl
Bill Grunden ...
Drunk
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Storyline

Mike Thompson is a former U.S. government agent whom is called on by his no-nonsense ex-employer Hanson to stop a terrorist named Mustapha who breaks out of a maximum security military prison aboard a battleship with the help from his aide Eddy Williams a former agent-turned-mercenary armed with an unstoppable rapid-firing, multi-use machine gun whom the U.S. government wants back at any cost. Mike is forced to rely on his former partner-in-crime Pappy, and a CIA agent named Corle, to help him try to track down Eddy hoping to lead him to Mustapha before they can plan their next terrorist strike. Written by matt-282

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The Ultimate Weapon Has Arrived...and Nothing Can Stop It!

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Action | Adventure

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7 April 1989 (USA)  »

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Fuoco incrociato  »

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Sue Hawkins, who played Pappy's angry, shotgun-toting ex-wife, was the actual owner of the house where Pappy lives. She leased it for three days to David A. Prior as a location for his film crew. Her only other request was to appear in the film in a cameo as Pappy's wife. See more »

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Sally: Hey, Pappy, you ex-wife's on the phone. This is the second time she's called today. She says your three months behind on your alimony payments... whatever that means. She says if you don't answer the phone and talk to her about it right now, she's gonna have your ass on a silver platter.
Pappy: Tell the old fart that I'm in Mexico!
Sally: All right, Pappy.
Pappy: [to Mike] My ex. God, that woman is an absolute menance! So... how are you doing with your beer?
Mike Thompson: Fine, Pappy. Fine
Pappy: Now, what's so damn important that you ...
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Cowboy Joe
Written and Performed by Dave Polich
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One standout performance in the entire film!
26 April 2004 | by (Clearwater, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty silly movie that looks like it took them about 3 weeks to write the script, hire the actors, film it and then edit it. In spite of how unbelievably bad this movie is, there is one fine performance by this tall blond that transcends the movie's lameness. Next time you see this movie, check out the blond in the pool scene. She gives a heartfelt and outstanding performance that seems out of place in a trashy movie like this. The credits only list her as Sally, but her performance will leave you feeling as if Sally is an old friend that you haven't heard from in years and wish you knew better. It's a real pity that the actress hasn't done more because I'd love to see what other richly nuanced performances are lurking around inside of her. I mean, in this movie, when she delivered her line, I really believed that there was a phone call for Pappy! You don't get acting performances with that much integrity in movies now-a-days!


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