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The Chain (I) (1996)

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When unjustly imprisoned in a South American jail, a tough cop and a renegade arms dealer must set aside their differences to escape.

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When unjustly imprisoned in a South American jail, a tough cop and a renegade arms dealer must set aside their differences to escape.

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Gary Busey: The Movie
1 November 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Somewhere down the line, Gary Busey turned from fantastic character actor starring in the likes of Big Wednesday, Straight Time and The Buddy Holly Story to playing wide-eyed bloated villains (Under Siege, Drop Zone) or D-List Action Leads (Bulletproof, Act Of Piracy). This movie falls into the latter category - The Chain is made by and for the Friday post-pub brigade, the acting is good, the action is ordinary and the storyline is unoriginal. Yet, it still entertains. Like Busey, the movie has an edgy charm, it would take a person with a heart of stone to not find Busey amusing. In short, 3 of four stars I've awarded this movie are for Busey, a single star for everything else.


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