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Warhead (1996)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  31 December 1996 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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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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Fine low budget action
20 August 1999 | by (Leverkusen, Germany) – See all my reviews

I don't know why, but Warhead is one of my favorite movies.

May be it's the typical Mark Roper-action style in combination with the music during the ( long and violent ) action scenes. The story is about a group of ( fashistic ) terrorists overtaking an american nuclear-silo and a secret Special Force, which takes'em out step by step. Especially the shoot-out in the middle of the movie, where nearly the whole Anti-Terror-Unit is killed by the terrorists impressed me. Mark Roper made a extraordinary well job in this scene. Little note for anyone coming from Germany and planing to rent it. Don't do it ! The video version is heavily cut. Check out the version running in TV ( Pro7 ). It contains more of the violence. If you watch both versions you get in impression of how different these versions are. If you've the right connections, buy the US-release or the ( rare ) UK-print.


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