MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,367 this week

Assault on Devil's Island (1997)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Thriller  |  28 October 1997 (USA)
3.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.5/10 from 733 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 2 critic

Hulk Hogan leads an elite Navy SEALS team chosen for an audacious mission to rescue a group of nationals being held captive by a drug lords soldiers who want their leader released.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 377 titles
created 12 Oct 2011
 
DVD
a list of 1839 titles
created 23 Apr 2012
 
a list of 62 titles
created 22 Jun 2012
 
a list of 346 titles
created 03 Nov 2013
 
a list of 7876 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Assault on Devil's Island (TV Movie 1997)

Assault on Devil's Island (TV Movie 1997) on IMDb 3.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Assault on Devil's Island.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

An oil-field worker from Texas journeys to Australia to look for his missing sister, and his search winds up getting him involved with a violent drug-smuggling gang.

Director: Colin Budds
Stars: Carl Weathers, Jürgen Prochnow, Cassandra Delaney
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for. Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip to wrestle for his... See full summary »

Director: Thomas J. Wright
Stars: Hulk Hogan, Joan Severance, Kurt Fuller
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A martial arts expert who runs a dojo for under-privileged kids from a dilapidated warehouse is shaken down by gangsters demanding protection money. Then when one of his students is gunned ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Bennett
Stars: Billy Blanks, Mako, Lisa Jai
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Federal Service Agent Justin Vanier has been assigned to infiltrate the mysterious Virtual Arts Academy in search of Eric, a fellow agent. In this high-tech facility, the maniacal leader ... See full summary »

Director: Zale Dalen
Stars: Billy Blanks, Jalal Merhi, Wolf Larson
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

An American military advisor becomes disillusioned by the brutality and corruption of the Central American government which hired him. When his shift in sympathies becomes known, he's ... See full summary »

Director: Jun Gallardo
Stars: Reb Brown, Shannon Tweed, Kahlena Marie
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord.

Director: Robert Boris
Stars: Sela Ward, Martin Kove, Ronny Cox
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Director: Max Ferro
Stars: Max Ferro, Federica Farinella, Carmelo Costa
Halloween Havoc (TV Movie 1997)
Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Steel Cage Match (non-title): WCW Champion Hollywood Hogan vs. Roddy Piper, WCW United States Title: Curt Hennig vs. Ric Flair, WCW Cruiserweight Title (Belt vs. Mask Match): Eddie Guerrero... See full summary »

Stars: Hulk Hogan, Roddy Piper, Curt Hennig
Clash of the Champions II (TV Movie 1996)
Action | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Craig Leathers
Stars: Yoshihiro Asai, Charles Ashenoff, Chris Benoit
Starrcade (TV Movie 1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

WCW Title: Hulk Hogan vs. The Butcher, WCW U.S. Title: Jim Duggan vs. Vader, WCW TV Title: Johnny B. Badd vs. Arn Anderson, Sting vs. Avalanche, Mr. T vs. Kevin Sullivan, Harlem Heat vs. ... See full summary »

Stars: Hulk Hogan, Ed Leslie, Steve Borden
Goldie and the Bears (TV Movie 1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Following the death of a former football player turned private investigator, his daughter, his former coach, and three of his players take over his PI business.

Director: Russ Mayberry
Stars: Stephanie Faracy, Hulk Hogan, Ben Davidson
OP Center (TV Movie 1995)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Paul Hood is the newly appointed director of the OP Center, a special agency gathering a wide variety of experts monitoring international crisis. On his first day on the job, nuclear ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Teague
Stars: Harry Hamlin, Patrick Bauchau, Kabir Bedi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Mike McBride (as Terry 'Hulk' Hogan)
...
...
...
...
Fraker
...
Chase (as Chris Douglas)
Mike White ...
...
Creagan
...
Carlos Gallindo
...
Carol
...
Mayor (as David Anthony Pizutto)
Kim Faze ...
Tina
Eric Hernandez ...
Manny
Keith A. Glascoe ...
Carl (as Keith Glascoe)
Sean Lawless ...
J.J.
Edit

Storyline

Hulk Hogan leads an elite Navy SEALS team chosen for an audacious mission to rescue a group of nationals being held captive by a drug lords soldiers who want their leader released.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Pray They're On Your Side.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

28 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Shadow Warriors 2  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Narrator: See I told you we could count on them, Shadow warriors, now and forever.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in WCW Monday Nitro: Episode #3.5 (1997) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

low rent piece of rubbish - only remembering where you saw the cast before stops it getting boring
11 January 2002 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When a team of Navy SEALS capture a major drug dealer, Fraker, his lieutenant takes a plane load of American gymnasts hostage for his return. With the Government happy to return Gallindo in order to save the photogenic hostages, the SEALS decide to take things into their own hands and attack the group and attempt to free the hostages.

This is a TVM and feels like it at every stage. The plot is clichéd - SEALS go against orders to take on military force and damn the politicians and the bureaucrats! The characters back this up - Mike is the hard man scared to let people get too close, Andy is the boss who is tied up by politics, Roy is the SEAL who is weeks away from retirement, Hunter Wiley is the feisty woman, Gallindo is the slimy drug dealer - I could go on. This is film making by numbers. The action scenes are OK but even then our heroes manage to never get hit but to take out the baddies with one shot every time - pure A-Team action.

Hulk Hogan gives one of his worst performances yet - at least in other films he appeared to be making fun of his personae - here he embraces it with a straight face. His gruff role is a joke. Shannon Tweed is good as the feisty female - at least she looks like she's having fun. The rest of the cast has plenty of "famous faces" - in fact most of the fun of the film was trying to work out where I'd seen them before, first there's Carl Weathers (Arnie's companion in Predator), Andy (from The Karate Kid movies and Cagney & Lacey), Creagan (Billy Blanks of Tae-Bo fame) and the one that bugged me right up till the end - drug dealer Gallindo - being played by Billy Drago who Kevin Costner threw off the roof in The Untouchables.

Outside of trying to place the actors there's not much else to enjoy. The story and the characters are clichéd, the action daft (our heroes swim past big groups of sharks without any problem - 10 minutes later a bad guy goes into the same water and is immediately attacked!). Avoid this low rent piece of rubbish.


3 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
where can i find this DVD casahova
not a bad t.v. movie jmac332083
Filming location??? alasdair93
Finding this movie kays1106
Discuss Assault on Devil's Island (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?