A renegade general and his group of U.S. Marines take over Alcatraz and threaten San Francisco Bay with biological weapons. A chemical weapons specialist and the only man to have ever escaped from the Rock attempt to prevent chaos.
A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside named Dante's Peak after a long dormant volcano, which has recently been named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.
Jamie Renée Smith
Whilst crossing a ledge, 4000 feet above the earth, Gabe's friend's equipment fails to work and she slips out of his hand, falling to the ground. Almost a year later, Gabe is asked to go back to the same mountain range and rescue a group of 'stranded' people. The only catch is that these so called 'stranded' people are in fact looking for three boxes filled with $100,000,000 and they need a mountain ranger to lead them to them!! Written by
Michael Feller <Reb@magna.com.au>
Was originally titled "Gale Force" under the Carolco studio. The script concerned Sylvester Stallone fighting a band of terrorists/thieves in a coastal town during a hurricane. Deemed too expensive to produce (after investing roughly $2 million in script rewrites and the original), the plug was pulled. The basic concept was then carried over to this film with the same director (Renny Harlin) and star (Sylvester Stallone) attached. See more »
When Tucker helps Walker out of the water, Walker is soaking wet. We cut briefly to Qualen in the chopper, then when we cut back to Tucker and Walker, Walker is completely dry (even his hair). See more »
You want to kill me, don't you, Tucker? Well, get a number and get in line.
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Since I first saw this in the theater it has been my favorite. Since then I've seen it countless times and I never get tired of it. The setting has a lot to do with it (the Colorado I know would be jealous), but the storyline is original and I liked how it used small town mountain folk as the heroes. There has not been a movie I can compare this too. John Lithgow plays a smart villain, but I love how he is completely out of his element--he has to follow Tucker around and that's what keeps it interesting. This is an action movie at it's BEST. I don't think I'll see another that is so entertaining.
You don't need 50,000 rounds fired to qualify as an action movie. It just has to keep you captivated, not shell-shocked.
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