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The Silencers (1996)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  1 April 1997 (Germany)
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U.S. Senator is assassinated by Men in Black, mysterious organization which surpresses all knowledge about UFOs. Agent Rafferty from U.S. Secret Service will confront them and discover the ... See full summary »

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Rafferty
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Comdor
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Lekin
Lucinda Weist ...
Sarah
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General Greenboro
Stephen Rowe ...
Senator Maxwell
Lance LeGault ...
Kirby
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Senator Rawlings
Terri Poch ...
Mariam (as Terri Power)
Bill Frenzer ...
Norman
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Jennings
Jeffrey Broadhurst ...
Stolecki
Steven Mattila ...
Siakar (as Steve Mattila)
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Mikum
Peter Vogt ...
Bennington
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U.S. Senator is assassinated by Men in Black, mysterious organization which surpresses all knowledge about UFOs. Agent Rafferty from U.S. Secret Service will confront them and discover the sinister truth. The only person that can help him comes from another world. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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not great, but certainly not bad!
29 April 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

"The Silencers" is one of the most ambitious (and enjoyable) low-budget DTVs I've ever seen. Jack Scalia and Dennis Christopher are good, and the film is highlighted by a nearly-10-minute-long chase sequence involving a fuel tanker hauling mysterious cargo, numerous military and pedestrian vehicles, and a helicopter (the fate of which you will be amazed by!) The music by Louis Febre is very good as well, and while the effects of the subway collision are clearly models, the rest of that action sequence makes up for it.

The funny thing is, however, for a film that has an anti-violence message, it sure does have a lot of violence. Comdor (Christopher) explains to Scalia's son that there are better things to do with one's life than desire to play the role of action hero, and that violence isn't always the solution, then the two infiltrate the villain's secret complex and have a huge gun battle.

Still, a rousing adventure/sci-fi flick that was good enough for me to order a copy.

THE SILENCERS: 4.5/5


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