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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)

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Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcus Penn
Mercenary #1
Mercenary #2
Scott Sowers ...
Mercenary #3
Afifi Alaouie ...
Female Mercenary (as Afifi)
Andy Romano ...
Captain Linda Gilder
Kelly, Barmaid
Scotty, Mercenary
Captain David Trilling
Ryback's Cook


Seal Team Commander Casey Ryback has retired from the Navy since the conclusion of the events in the first movie, and is now a chef at the Mile High Cafe in Denver, Colorado. Ryback is taking his niece Sarah Ryback on vacation, to reconnect and commiserate with her after the death of her parents. They board a train traveling westbound through the Rocky Mountains from Denver to LA. With the help of gun-for-hire Marcus Penn a couple dozen of his mercenaries, ex-CIA brain (and mentally unstable) Travis Dane commandeers the train, takes the passengers and crew hostage, and sets up a mobile control center. He hacks into the CIA database and gains control of a Top-Secret defence satellite he designed during his Agency days that has just been deployed. Funded by various foreign interests, he stands to make 1 billion dollars for using the space weapon to blow up the Eastern seaboard by targeting a nuclear reactor housed beneath the Pentagon. Dane taunts the Joint Chiefs in the Pentagon ... Written by Angus Brewer

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Last time he rocked the boat. This time the sky's the limit. See more »


Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 July 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Under Siege 2  »

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Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)


$50,024,083 (USA)

Company Credits

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| (16-rated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Both locomotives are ex-Alaska Railroad GP7s, numbered 1804 and 1812. See more »


When the train slams on its brakes, you can see a spark generator in front of the wheels. See more »


[first lines]
Gen. Cooper: Tom, thanks for coming.
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Referenced in Basil Poledouris: His Life and Music (1997) See more »


Written and Produced by Steven Seagal and Todd Smallwood
Performed by Gregg Allman, Abraham McDonald, Todd Smallwood, Pepper Mashay (as Jean McClain) and Steven Seagal
Gregg Allman appears courtesy of 550 Music
Background vocals by Erica Bell and Tory Baker from the Hamilton High Gospel Choir - Fred Martin,
choir master
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Highly entertaining, implausible action.
14 June 2004 | by (Liverpool England) – See all my reviews

A high water mark in the career of Mr Segal. He returns to the screen as the, unflappable, invincible, ice cool, ultra hard Casey Ryback. See him leap from a speeding train, rock climb, roll in dirt, take bullets in the arm, all without putting a mark on his immaculate black suit. No messing about with drawn out fight scenes against a super hard villain, everyone is dispatched with minimum of effort as no-one is anywhere near as hard as Casey Ryback. No-one is more entertaining as to watch as the one man army than Segal. If you watch this film expecting an intellectual script and fine acting then you will be disappointed. But if you expect that from any all out action film I expect you are a fool. Totally over the top, totally unbelievable but a total blast.

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