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Live Wire (1992)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  3 September 1992 (USA)
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Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body. The target of the ... See full summary »

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Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body. The target of the terrorists are US senators, one of which is having an affair with Danny's wife. Written by Rob Hartill

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Rated R for strong violence and sensuality and for language | See all certifications »

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When Danny and Frank are coming back into the attic from the balcony, Frank is on Danny's right. In the next shot, he is on his left. It would be impossible for him to move that fast since he is handcuffed. See more »

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Mikhail Rashid: [having drunken his own chemical explosive] Defuse THIS BOMB Danny O'Neil!
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It Had An Oddly Forced Feel To It
26 September 2014 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

In this flick Pirece "Remington Steele" Brosnan plays a detective who think s he's James Bond and who suffers from sporadic bouts of potty mouth. He has a girl friends with a great pair o' gams who doesn't know much about anything but she looks good which always helps in a movie. I liked PB in RS-even though it was a bit 'conservative'-I thought it worked & I liked that he had a female "sidekick" who was smarter than he was-it showed he was intelligent himself. This film is 'exploitation cinema' as it tries to sell you the idea that it is about catching terrorists when it really isn't about anything. It suggests the idea a tasteless & colorless poison can be added to water to generate a super powerful explosion. Yeh and its called 'Dues ex Machina'-just like in old Roman plays when they ran out of ideas.Might work if you had a lousy date with someone and wanted to erase the memory of it. Combine with booze kind of thing-other than that its basically a dud that bare passes on the high number of camera movements it uses.


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