A helicopter charter soon turns deadly when the female pilot finds that she is on a building held by terrorists. It is up to her and her husband to save the hostages.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gordon Wisk
Branimir Cikatiæ ...
Zarkov (as Branko Cikatic)
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Captain Wood
Deirdre Imershein ...
Charles M. Huber ...
Fairfax (as Charles Huber)
Deron McBee ...
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Seth Isler ...


A helicopter charter soon turns deadly when the female pilot finds that she is on a building held by terrorists. It is up to her and her husband to save the hostages. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Eighty-Six Floors Of Action-Packed Terror!


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Rated R for strong action violence, sex scenes and language | See all certifications »

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24 July 1996 (USA)  »

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Ataque ao Arranha-Céus  »

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It Burns! It Burns!!
6 January 2006 | by (North Hollyweird) – See all my reviews

If you turn the number sideways, you'll see why I gave this movie an 8. Check the gratuitous shower scene about 10 minutes into the movie if you don't get me.

Friends, this movie is HOWLINGLY BAD. You'll laugh until tears flow from your eyes, not believing the sights and sounds assaulting your being from the screen. From Anna's non-existent acting, to the bad scenery-chewing performance of the actor playing the lead terrorist (just what country is he supposed to be from, Badaccentia?), this is prime Badfilm. There are a ton of explosions on offer, which are nicely photographed, but are so (I'll risk using the word again) gratuitous that the plot (most obvious Die Hard rip-off ever) can't be taken seriously for more than a nanosecond.

Everything about this film screams: "Don't take me seriously!"

On that level, the discriminating fan of bad action films will enjoy this heartily. Anyone familiar with the work of Andy Sidaris will be in familiar territory here.

I feel that this movie is best enjoyed under the influence of several adult beverages. I would suggest a double feature for a night of viewing, this film and David Heavener's KILL CRAZY(see my review of that film as well). Now that's some red-blooded American entertainment. Lots of stuff gets blowed up real good! Get the pony keg and the nachos, dude!

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