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A stunt driver (Michael Madsen) heading for prison on a minor charge is freed against his will by a terrorist gang. Then by kidnapping his wife, he is forced to drive a getaway car in a ... See full summary »

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President Carlson
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Lamar
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Lacey
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Nadia James
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Clay Ripple
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Jack
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Dorothy
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Luther
Lance LeGault ...
Moore
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A stunt driver (Michael Madsen) heading for prison on a minor charge is freed against his will by a terrorist gang. Then by kidnapping his wife, he is forced to drive a getaway car in a plot to kidnap the President from a motorcade. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Kidnapping a U.S. President is worth a hell of a lot of money. See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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16 October 1997 (Hong Kong)  »

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Alvo Executivo  »

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Matthias Hues asked director Joseph Merhi that his character be killed off in the film. See more »

Quotes

President Carlson: Where are we going?
Nick James: To a friend's.
President Carlson: Oh good, step on it.
Nick James: No problem.
[shift's gear and floors it]
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Written by Marc Ferrari
courtesy of Master Source
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A laughable treatise
27 March 1999 | by (Bethesda, MD) – See all my reviews

This film's primary objective seems to be to test the viewer on how good they are at suspending their disbelief. Surprisingly, money WAS spent on this film, and there are enough car chase sequences to make even William Friedkin happy, but every time a car hits another car, it explodes immediately. Every time. Also, I got a hoot out of the closing sequence, where two helicopters are shot down, and then two different (read: cheaper) helicopters are shown on fire, hitting the ground. Different colors and everything.


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