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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
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James Garvey
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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 targets of the terrorists are U.S. Senators, one of which is having an affair with Danny's wife. Written by Rob Hartill

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Your body is 93% water... no one is safe. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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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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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Pierce Brosnan and Philip Baker Hall appeared in The Matador (2005). See more »

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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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Danny: Shane please, turn your robot off. I feel like I'm in "Lost in Space"
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Followed by Live Wire 2: Human Timebomb (1995) See more »

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standard plot made view-worthy thanks to Brosnan//spoilers
11 December 2004 | by (north dakota) – See all my reviews

I'll admit, up until watching this film, I wasn't a Brosnan fan at all. I despise all James Bond films, and associate Pierce with the tuxedo clad secret agent, even when he is playing someone different. Pierce adds plenty of depth to his character, that has become Hollywood's most cherished stereotype, the drunk law enforcement agent.

After the death of his daughter, Dan(Brosnan) seeks solace with alcohol, while his wife Teri(Eilbacher) jumps in bed with a crooked senator(Silver). For some reason Dan still loves the dirty tramp, and attempts to protect her when a group of terrorists, lead the the always dastardly Ben Cross, set their designs on the senator his wife is sleeping with.

This film doesn't lack action or excitement, but the chief reasons to catch this film is for Pierce's clever interaction with Silver's senator character, the one-liners are good, but Pierce makes them noteworthy, and Lisa Eilbacher's jaw-droppingly excellent form. It's good to be Pierce


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