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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
Alex Harvey ...
Sims
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Amelia Neighbors ...
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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One Man. One Secret. One Chance in Hell. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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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

Félix Enríquez Alcalá's feature film directorial debut. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie, Jack throws a flare towards one of the fake US Marshals who catches it just inches before it lands in a puddle of gasoline. Liquid gasoline is itself not flammable; but gasoline vapor is. Holding a flame inches away from such a large puddle of gasoline would ignite the vapors. 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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Little Wing
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Performed by Jimi Hendrix
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By Arrangement with Wniversal Music Special Markets
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i enjoyed it
27 January 1999 | by (atlanta,georgia) – See all my reviews

unlike most of seagal's earlier films with almost too much action,fire down below takes its time to weave another true to life tale of the abuse done to our earth by corporate americia. folks,this kind of stuff goes on everyday and it's films like these sneak a message into you without beating you over the head with it.those who are expecting plenty of guns and bodies flying all over the place every 5 seconds will be disappointed,but those who have a better view of the movie genre can enjoy this film better.


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