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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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Mikhail Rashid
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Terry O'Neill
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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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3 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Blind hämnd  »

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When Terry is kidnapped, it is the middle of the day, while at the same time Danny and Frank are in the kitchen and it is 4:45 am. See more »

Quotes

[when Danny asks Shane to get Madonna the robot away from him]
Danny: Shane, would you get this horny can o' tuna away from me please.
Shane: What can I say Dan? Madonna wants you. I'm not doing, Dan, I swear. I don't know why she reacts to you that way.
Danny: Well, you must not be treating her right. Why don't you pick up a can of WD-40 and go to town.
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Followed by Live Wire 2: Human Timebomb (1995) See more »

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Great movie, lots of action, unique twist on a tried and true formula!
9 November 2001 | by (Bakersfield, California) – See all my reviews

If you are a Pierce Brosnan fan, you must see this. This movie allows you to see Pierce Brosnan play a character that is not so James Bondian. The cast is great, and the story is the typical "hero saves the day" type. Unlike most terrorist type movies, the writers cleverly chose a weapon of destruction that is atypical and unique. I highly recommend this movie for action, good story, good characters, and entertainment in general. Not your run-of-the-mill action movie.


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