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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Zagarino ...
Lt. Jack Tannen
Joe Lara ...
Gen. Kraft
Elizabeth Giordano ...
Dr. Jessica Evans
Brian O'Shaughnessy ...
Gen. Edwards
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Tom Lansdale
Michael McCabe ...
Dr. Evans
Ian Yule ...
Colonel #1
Ross Preller ...
P.J
Alan T. Marks ...
Spotter
Jamie Bartlett ...
Wilson
Joe Da Silva ...
Joyce
Grethe Fox ...
Victoria Palmer
Greg Poustie ...
Cpl. Whitey Jackson
Ricardo Coen ...
Lee
Keith Van Hoven ...
Allen
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Terrorists seize an American nuclear missile site and threaten to launch the missiles at Washington unless the President resigns immediately and $1 billion is placed in a Swiss account in 8 hours. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for strong violence and some language | See all certifications »
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31 December 1996 (USA)  »

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The story is supposed to take place in Bern, Switzerland, yet the cars are right hand drive, and all the traffic is driving on the left. This is because the movie was filmed in South Africa where they drive on the left, unlike in Switzerland where they drive on the right side. See more »

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Director Mark Roper does a great job
7 September 2007 | by (NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

Mark Roper's directing style often reminds me of John Woo and that's not a bad guy to emulate. Cool slow motion, stylized gun fights to a dramatic score. This movie also had the Woo like quick flashbacks and a slow-mo white bird, another Woo trademark. The actors here do a nice job. A lot of them appear throughout the fun Operation Delta Force films, also by Nu Image. Frank Zagarino will never be confused for Bruce Willis, but he does a fine job as the leader of a U.S. Special Forces unit. Mark Roper is definitely one of the best low budget action movie directors around, along with Issac Florentine. I hope Nu Image lets Roper do another one.


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