Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.
The gruesome murder of a Brooklyn Detective will turn the case into a personal vendetta when the deceased's best friend and fellow officer will unleash an all-out attack against a psychotic Mafia enforcer's brutal gang.
Environmental protection agent Jack Taggart is fighting big business types led by Orin Hanner who are dumping toxic waste somewhere in the Kentucky hills region. They also killed his fellow... See full summary »
Félix Enríquez Alcalá
The battleship Missouri is about to be decomissioned. Casey Ryback is Captain Adam's personal cook. And Ryback is always butting heads with the ship's XO Commander Krill but the Captain always intercedes. One day, after the President visits the Missouri, which is also the Captain's birthday, the Captain learns that a helicopter has been cleared to land on the ship by Commander Krill, which he was not informed of. When questioned Krill tells the Captain that it's a surprise for his birthday, the Captain then allows it. Later after another one of their scuffles, Krill has Ryback locked in the freezer. During the party, the rock band reveals themselves to be mercenaries, led by William Stranix, a CIA operative, who is in league with Krill to unload all of the ship's nuclear warheads. They lock up all of the crew and make preparations to remove the warheads. And Krill remembers Ryback, Stranix sends two of his men to take care of Ryback, only thing is that Ryback took care of them. Upon ... Written by
The film's box office success played a role in delaying production of a third Die Hard film. Originally, the script was born out of a spec script called Troubleshooter, about a cruise ship taken over by terrorists. Ultimately, the idea was deemed too similar to Under Siege, and the script underwent several rewrites before ultimately becoming Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995). See more »
Ryback sets the grenade to drop and detonate when the hatch is opened. This means the latches would be undone on one side of the hatch. When the grenade detonated, the door should have been blown open but still be attached to the bulkhead by the hinges. It would not have been blown across the deck. See more »
You're incredible, Ryback. It's a shame you're not cooking for *us*.
[Jordan shoots Doumer in the back]
Next thing I know, you'll be dating musicians.
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At the close of the credits: USS Missouri BB63 was decommissioned March 31, 1992 and is now moored at Bremerton Naval Yard, awaiting her next call to service. See more »
Written by Clifford Smith, James Hughes, Johnny Barnes, Robert Bird, Randy Smith and Mark Aceves
Performed by The Regulators
Courtesy of Left Bank Records / Polydor
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Basically Under Siege is Die Hard on a boat. But the direction by Andrew
Davis and the martial arts of Segal make this one stand out. Tommy Lee
makes a good villain as always. And extra points for Erika for getting
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