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Fire Down Below (1997)

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Environmental protection agent Jack Taggart is fighting big business types led by Orin Hanner who are dumping toxic waste somewhere in the Kentucky hills region. They also killed his fellow... See full summary »

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Earl Kellogg
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Orin Hanner Jr.
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Orin Hanner Sr.
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Cotton Harry
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Reverend Bob Goodall
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Hatch
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Sims
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Edie Carr
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Phil Pratt
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FBI Agent #2
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Walter Carr
Yvonne Pollard ...
Mrs. Carr
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Environmental protection agent Jack Taggart is fighting big business types led by Orin Hanner who are dumping toxic waste somewhere in the Kentucky hills region. They also killed his fellow agent and are killing the nature of the region. Written by Anonymous

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Beneath a land of wealth and beauty hides a secret that could kill millions. Undercover has never run so deep. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

5 September 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alerte sous la Terre  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,073,094 (USA) (5 September 1997)

Gross:

$16,148,906 (USA) (24 October 1997)
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Trivia

The box office flop of this movie caused Steven Seagal's multi-picture contract with Warner Bros. Pictures to end. However, he would work with them one last time for Exit Wounds (2001) and that movie proved to be a box office success. See more »

Goofs

When Orin Sr. is watching a showgirl rehearsal, one of his lackeys walks up to him, hands him a cordless phone and tells him it's his son. He pulls on the antenna and we hear the sound of a telescoping metal antenna, but it's a solid rubber antenna. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Frank Elkins: I'm going to Kentucky to check on a case. When I'm back, we're gonna go hunting. Do some fishing. We'll get away from all this stuff.
Jack Taggert: I appreciate the friendship. Means a lot to me.
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Kentucky Waltz
Written by Bill Monroe
Performed by Harry Dean Stanton
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pretty good
30 August 2000 | by (Nashville, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

This is the only Steven Seagal movie I actually like. It doesn't have a whole lot of action but a few interesting fight scenes. Randy Travis has a bit part as well. Steven goes into a small southern town where he believes some illegal activity is going on and finds out that tons of sewage is being dumped in the mines so of course he saves the day and also falls in love with that blonde lol, but it's sweet and this is a very enjoyable movie see it


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