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Double Team (1997)

 -  Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  4 April 1997 (USA)
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Counter-terrorist Jack Quinn misses his target, Stavros, on the eve of his final mission. From there, he is sent to "The Colony", a rebirth for presumed-dead assassins. He breaks free from ... See full summary »

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Yaz
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Goldsmythe
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Kathryn Quinn
Valeria Cavalli ...
Dr. Maria Trifioli
Jay Benedict ...
Brandon
Joëlle Devaux-Vullion ...
Stavros' Girlfriend
Bruno Bilotta ...
Kofi
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James
Grant Russell ...
Carney
William Dunn ...
Roger
Asher Tzarfati ...
Moishe
Rob Diem ...
Dieter Staal
Ken Samuels ...
Stevenson
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Counter-terrorist Jack Quinn misses his target, Stavros, on the eve of his final mission. From there, he is sent to "The Colony", a rebirth for presumed-dead assassins. He breaks free from there, and seeks the aid of Yaz, a weapons dealer, for his final battle with Stavros. Written by Orlandus Brown Jr.

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Rated R for some nudity and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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4 April 1997 (USA)  »

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The Colony  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 1,944,045 (Germany) (5 December 1997)

Gross:

DEM 5,724,879 (Germany) (2 January 1998)
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Mickey Rourke underwent a serious martial arts regimen, not only to obtain the physical appearance in the film, but also in preparation for the fight scenes with Jean-Claude Van Damme. See more »

Goofs

When Jack Quinn is backing of from tiger on the bridge it is clearly not Jean-Claude Van Damme (face visible). See more »

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Jack Quinn: Kathryn! Your damn cow was in my way.
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Good for what it is
22 February 2002 | by (Edmonton, Alberta) – See all my reviews

A lot of people seem to forget that Van Damme isn't trying to make a really great movie. He doesn't usually care about the plot or the acting. He wants to make an action movie. That is the only reason I ever watch his movies and he never fails to deliver, including in this movie. Sure you cringe at the corny acting and dialogue when it happens, but the action sequences totally make up for it. I also enjoy when a movie doesn't take place in the US or Canada. I'm just bored with that. In this movie they go to Antwerp and Rome. Very cool settings for the movie. Over all I was quite pleased. The director, Tsui Hark (I have NO idea how you pronounce that), is always quite reliable in making a good action movie. It was just a good action movie, people. Don't look at it for more than what it was.


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