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Sudden Death (1995)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  22 December 1995 (USA)
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A disgraced former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Whittni Wright ...
Emily McCord
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Tyler McCord
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Hallmark
Kate McNeil ...
Kathi
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Hickey
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Mrs. Ferrara
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Blair
Steve Aronson ...
Dooley
Michael R. Aubele ...
Ace (as Michael Aubele)
Karen Elise Baldwin ...
TV Director (as Karen Baldwin)
Jennifer D. Bowser ...
Joan
Pat Brisson ...
Player #2
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Storyline

Some terrorists kidnap the Vice President of the United States and threaten to blow up the entire stadium during the final game of the NHL Stanley Cup. There is only one way and one man to stop them... Written by Volker Boehm

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Rated R for a substantial amount of strong violence, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 December 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Muerte súbita  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$22,000,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Despite playing the lead character Jean-Claude Van Damme doesn't fight a henchman until 37 minutes into the film. See more »

Goofs

After Darren McCord is removed from the game he is shown playing goal from an overhead shot. See more »

Quotes

Joshua Foss: What do you want?
Joshua Foss: What do I want? World peace, an end to bigotry and no more mini malls. What am I gonna get? And I am gonna get it! That, boys and girls, is really hot.
Vice President: [unmoved and a little annoyed] What is your objective?
Joshua Foss: My objective?
[shudders]
Joshua Foss: I get funny all over when you talk like that.
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Referenced in Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

ESPN National Hockey League Theme
Written by Bob Christianson
Courtesy of ESPN, Inc.
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Great movie
8 March 2002 | by (The Thuderdome, b**ch!!) – See all my reviews

Sudden Death is a well made movie,it has great action sequences,pretty good acting and a very high level of entertainment.The movie starts out really well,and ends really well.Van Damme gives a great action performance,and his co-stars do as well.Great action sequences,and a high level of entertainment makes Sudden Death a must see.


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