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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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Sick Nomad Boy
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Colonel Cortez
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David Elefant ...
Israeli Bodyguard
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Joonee Gamboa ...
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Tony Halbert ...
Spook
Jun Jagunap ...
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Zalir
Krista Kendall ...
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Ken Metcalfe ...
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Mazzoud Moghaddan ...
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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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Bound together by hate

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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3 April 1998 (Thailand)  »

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Let me get out of here!
8 January 2002 | by (Brasilia, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Cardboard actioner without any charm. A policeman (Busey) goes to a troubled country of Latin American (great "cliché") hunting a wanted criminal (Rivers) but things doesn't go well and they find themselves attached to each other by a chain. Routine plot had better examples in the past. Extremely boring and dull. I give this a 4 (four).


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