Tough guy Thomas Beckett is a US Marine working in the Panamanian jungle. His job is to seek out rebels and remove them using his sniper skills. Beckett is notorious for losing his partners... See full summary »
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
According to writer Randy Feldman, he wrote the first draft of the screenplay for the movie as a comedy / action movie parody. The only scene that remained in the finished film was the scene where Van Damme fights the penguin mascot. See more »
It must have taken Foss and his associates a lot of planning and organizing to pull this off. So why would they plan to carry this out in the seventh game, when there's every chance the seventh game won't be required? See more »
[in the Vice President's box-suite, one of Foss's hostages is having a seizure of some kind. Another hostage is examining the first]
... This man needs a doctor!
[walks over and guns down the ailing first hostage]
... Not anymore.
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Van-Damme is known for acting in two film genres: Action and Martial-Arts. His best martial arts film is BloodSport, also thought to be one of the best movies of all time in it's genre. This movie - Sudden Death - is his best action film.
Great action scenes, some very hilarious scenes, and great overall action and suspense make this a great action movie overall.
If you like action movies, you'll love this one. If you are a Van-Damme fan, this is a must-see.
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