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After a mission in Switzerland, which he sneaked into a mansion during a party, to find evidence that Iranian financer Jamal Khaled is financing an Islamic terrorist group led known as "The Crimson Jhihad" led by Salim Abu Aziz aka "The Sand Spider". Harry Tasker, an American secret agent working for a government organisation called"The Omega Sector" that deals in anti-terrorism, begins following Aziz's trail and begins to suspect beautiful Antiques dealer Juno Skinner, whom was one of the party guests, may be invovled with Aziz. After pursuing Aziz, whom escapes. Harry soon learns that his wife Helen, whom is not aware that Harry is an American spy and believes Harry is a computer salesman, is having an affair with a man called Simon. After discovering Simon is a car salesman, whom is pretending to be a secret agent, so he can manipulate Helen into having sex with him and interrogates Helen and scares Helen and Simon into ending the affair, after catching them together. Harry decides to give Helen an assignment, since Helen is a bored with her life and wants excitement in her life, which he poses as a man suspected of being a arms dealer, which Helen poses as a prosistute, so she can plant a bug in the telephone in his hotel room. But, when Harry and Helen are both abducted by Aziz. Harry is forced to reveal to Helen that he is a secret agent and Harry and Helen escape from the island outside of Miami, where they are being held captive, which is nuked and Harry sets out to rescue his 14-year old daughter Dana, whom has been taken hostage by Aziz in a building in Miami and stop Aziz, whom plots to detonate a nuclear warhead, which will wipe out Miami.

It is Por Una Cabeza, by The Tango Project. Song composed in 1935 by Carlos Gardel and Alfredo Le Pera.

The old British DVD is slightly censored. Ten scenes were altered, mostly fighting scenes showing double-ear-claps, headbutts and so on. A detailed comparison between both versions with pictures can be found here. All cuts were waived for the newest releases.

The flash from the initial explosion of a nuclear warhead is so intense it can blind a human. When the scientists of the Manhattan Project detonated the 1st atomic bomb in 1945, they all wore dark goggles so they could watch the explosion without being blinded. If you watch footage of that event, you'll see them all putting on goggles.

Characters that lie to each other - Harry lies to Helen about him being a computer salesman, when he is really a secret agent. Simon the car salemsan lies to Helen about him being a secret agent himself, so he can manipulate Helen into having sex with him. Helen lies to Harry about leaving the office to meet with Simon at the Chinese resturant, which she told Harry that she was having a problem with a photo copier that had broken down and about her car breaking down, when Harry and Gib abducted and interrogated Helen, after catching Helen and Simon together and Gibs lied to his Ex wife who didn't know he was a secret agent.

Simon is providing Helen with excitement and danger by creating a roleplay scenario, where he is a secret agent who needs Helen's help and he is using this secret agent roleplay, so he can manipulate Helen into having sex with him and confesses to Harry and Gib that he lies to women so he can seduce them and he is really a coward and a loser and wets himself when someone aims a gun at him.

Yes, it is a remake of a 1991 French film called La Totale! about a secret agent whose wife thinks he's a telecommunications employee. Arnold Schwarzenegger had seen the film and told James Cameron about it and they decided to do a remake, which became True Lies, thinking it would make a good movie.

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