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Sudden Death (1995)

 -  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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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 ...
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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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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

Several members of the Pittsburgh Penguins make appearances in the movie. The most prominent member was Luc Robitaille, who scored the game tying goal. Markus Näslund - virtually an NHL unknown at the time, but later a league superstar with the Vancouver Canucks - also appears. The Chicago Blackhawks were played by the Cleveland Lumberjacks (Pittsburgh's IHL affiliate at the time). Ian Moran (a Lumberjack at the time; now in the NHL) played Chris Chelios. See more »

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When Carla takes Emily into the kitchen and kills the Secret Service man she shoots him in the head with a Sig Sauer P226 9mm, but in the elevator she shoots him two more times and tries to shoot Emily with a Heckler & Koch VP70 9mm. See more »

Quotes

Joshua Foss: May I help you?
Hallmark: This is Matthew Hallmark, Secret Service. Put the Vice President on.
Joshua Foss: Hallmark?
[chuckles]
Joshua Foss: Well... I see they care enough to send their very best.
Hallmark: Gee, I never heard that one before.
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References MacGyver (1985) See more »

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Van-Damme's best action movie.
4 June 2000 | by (israel) – See all my reviews

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.

9/10


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