Johnny Price was a high-ranking officer in the military and a decorated war hero; but after being convicted of a crime he didn't commit, he was dishonorably discharged and has never been ... See full summary »
Johnny Price was a high-ranking officer in the military and a decorated war hero; but after being convicted of a crime he didn't commit, he was dishonorably discharged and has never been able to live down the disgrace. When a band of terrorists seize Hoover Dam and threaten to blow it up if their demands are not met, Price is called in and given a shot at redemption as the only man who can fend off the invaders and prevent a disaster that could cost thousands of lives. Written by
Interesting concept for a "Die Hard" rip-off that is basically handled poorly in all departments.
The premise of taking over a dam and threatening to blow it up if the terrorist's demands are not met is interesting enough, yet I doubt you'll ever get that far into the movie. From the very beginning of the opening credits, you can tell it's yet another lame movie HBO will probably use to fill up dead air time at three in the morning. The acting is laughable, the camera shots off-center, out of focus and they constantly wobble all over the place, and the music is just some guy tapping on the lower end of his keyboard continually. And it is more than obvious no one ever came into physical contact with anyone else while throwing a punch. Gunshots are barely heard and sound like popcorn popping and there is no blood - even when people are shot in the face at point blank range. At one point some guy gets blown up by a grenade and one moment later you see him just lying there, no damage done. Maybe it knocked him out? Also, another hysterical point of interest is how the bad guy kills like six of his own men just because they ask him a question. Pretty lame, even as a "bad movie night" entry.
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