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Merrill Ross
Todd Curtis ...
Rawlings
Keren Tishman ...
Maya Robenowitz
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Benjamin Brewster
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Ambassador Mosby
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Col. Hakkim
Jon J. Herison ...
Atkins
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Eli Yatzpan ...
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Yaron Levi Sabag ...
Mustapha
Sami Samir ...
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Jonathan Cherchi ...
Omar
Joseph Shiloach ...
Azil (as Yosef Shiloach)
Shai Schwartz ...
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When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in the middle of a very explosive situation. Not knowing who he can trust, he's forced to use a process of elimination thru the chain of operatives he encounters. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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R. Lee Ermey says to Michael Dudikoff, "Watch your step Ben". However, it is Ermey's character that is named 'Ben' not Dudikoff's character. See more »

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Maya Robenowitz: No problem.
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Boringly slow Dudikoff flick
10 January 2006 | by (Viet Nam) – See all my reviews

The 80s was over, as the Reagen inspired shoot em ups where all but extincted. However Cannon film company continued to crank out these actioners with there leading main man Michael Dudikoff.

However this little feature i nor Dudikoff's or cannon's finest hour. Just for starters, i would like to tell you a little about the plot, but i'am prevented as its a mess. All what i could get out of it, was the fact that ex American special forces officer Merril Ross (Dudikoff) is forced to save some hostages taken by a band of mercenaries led by Rawlings (Todd Curtis on a bad hair day) in the fictional country of Qumir. However then the plot thickens and becomes more complex as suddenly the head of a oil company over there Benjamin Brewster ( R. Lee Ermey) decides to try and steal the countries money or something like that. Throw into the mix love interest Maya Robenowitz (Karen Tishman) and you have one boring film.

The complicated plot just seems to slow the film down and there is very little action in it. Only two short piecies of Merril firing two Ak's at once which is quiet refreshing, so i'd say only about 40 people die during the course of this film.


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