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Sudden Death (1995)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  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 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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This Christmas, action goes into overtime. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

The film was shot during the NHL lockout during the 1994 - 1995 hockey season, which was finally resolved later that year. See more »

Goofs

During several close-up scenes of the action on the ice, you can see that the stands are empty, or at least virtually empty. See more »

Quotes

Hallmark: Have you had any contact with the aggressors?
McCord: I killed two. Is that contact?
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Connections

References The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Arena Themes
Written and Performed by Sorcerer
Courtesy of Neenoon Tunes
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Great Van Damme movie!Arguably his best!
17 May 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Sudden Death just might be Jean-Claude Van Damme's best movie to date along with Hard Target,Bloodsport,Lionheart,and Cyborg!Powers Boothe is great and there is always action,great fights and interesting moments in the film!The film is very satisfying and entertaining and recommend for big time action fans!


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