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Live Wire (1992)

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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
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Frank Traveres
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Mikhail Rashid
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Terry O'Neill
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Al-red
Al Waxman ...
James Garvey
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Shane Rogers
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Senator Thyme
Michael St. Gerard ...
Ben
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Dr. Bernard
Ivan E. Roth ...
Process Server
Selma Archerd ...
Judge Blair
Rick Cicetti ...
Bailiff
Norman Burton ...
Senator Victor
Scott Burkholder ...
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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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A weapon more explosive than nitro... more deadly than napalm... and only one man can stop it. See more »

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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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After Danny puts Al-Red (who is going through the effects of drinking the explosive water) into the wheelchair, he pushes him into one of the stands where he explodes shortly after. If you pay close attention to the shadows on the stands and the background buildings, you can tell that the shots were obviously filmed at different times of the day, but spliced together. See more »

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Shane: I'm late, sorry. We're still pickin' up pieces of the Senator. Uh, none o' the guys have ever seen anything like this before. I mean we're talkin pieces this small. I mean we're talkin' about his you know what.
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oddly enjoyable
30 July 1999 | by (Maine) – See all my reviews

I came upon this film while channel surfing on an uneventful Tuesday evening. Being that I am both a fan of Pierce Brosnan and action movies, I gave it a chance. And let me tell you, I was not disappionted. Pierce portrays Danny O'Neil, a temperamental FBI bomb squad agent. O'Neil must protect a Senator from a group of terrorists who have invented a kind of liquid explosives that destroy the victims from the inside out. I know, the premise does sound kinda cheesy, but the film itself is quite entertaining. With plot twist (the Senator had an affair with O'Neil's wife) and invigorating action sequences, I would recommend this film to anybody.


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