MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 27,949 this week

Lethal Tender (1997)

4.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.3/10 from 295 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 2 critic

Bad guys are poisoning drinking water, and there is only one man who can stop them, Jeff Fahey.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Favorites of FantasticFest 2014

FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 15 Mar 2011
 
a list of 286 titles
created 21 Jan 2013
 
a list of 96 titles
created 25 Jan 2013
 
a list of 76 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Lethal Tender" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Lethal Tender (1997)

Lethal Tender (1997) on IMDb 4.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Lethal Tender.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A cop must stop the killings of rap stars. But, he gets in too deep after his partner is killed.

Director: Cole S. McKay
Stars: Jeff Fahey, Gregory Scott Cummins, Willie C. Carpenter
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Madsen plays an assassin who's hired to kill the woman he loves.

Director: David Wyles
Stars: Michael Madsen, Jennifer Tilly, Gary Busey
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Rupert is a small time crook trying to do the right thing. But when his younger brother gets in trouble and needs a new liver, Rupert gets together his old gang and they plan a heist on New... See full summary »

Director: James Merendino
Stars: James Russo, Jeremy Piven, Fabrizio Bentivoglio
Detour (Video 1998)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

When Danny and his gang attempt to rob the warehouse of a mob boss, they find themselves on the run. Danny goes back to his hometown to find his mother has recently died leaving him the ... See full summary »

Director: Joey Travolta
Stars: Jeff Fahey, James Russo, Michael Madsen
Tribulation (2000)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Tom Canboro is a police detective with a Christian sister, Eileen, a brother, Calvin, a wife, Susan, and eccentric brother-in-law, Jason. One night, Jason seemingly goes insane and tries to... See full summary »

Director: André van Heerden
Stars: Gary Busey, Howie Mandel, Nick Mancuso
Freefall (1994)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

New York publisher Dex Dellum sends his fiancée and star photographer Katy Mazur to Swaziland to shoot the taita falcon. There she meets 'highman' (altitude stuntman) Grant Orion, who ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin
Stars: Eric Roberts, Jeff Fahey, Pamela Gidley
Ghost Rock (2003)
Action | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

In 1882, 20 years after an almost forgotten massacre took place, the only living witness to the crime, John Slaughter, returns to the town where it happened. Now finding the town run by the... See full summary »

Director: Dustin Rikert
Stars: Gary Busey, Michael Worth, Jeff Fahey
Bulletproof (1988)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A group of dangerous terrorists succeeds to get hold of a tank of the army and all its crew.

Director: Steve Carver
Stars: Gary Busey, Darlanne Fluegel, Henry Silva
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In this mysterious film noir thriller, a serial killer targeting the city's mobsters taunts police with clues and photos left behind at the crime scenes. A veteran cop (Michael Madsen) ... See full summary »

Directors: Kyle Dean Jackson, Alan Pao
Stars: Michael Madsen, Corey Large, Shannyn Sossamon
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A US submarine runs into a time rift. A special unit goes on a mission to see what's on the other side. They find themselves in an alternate dystopian America, now a one-man dictatorship. They decide to help the rebels.

Directors: Scott P. Levy, Tripp Reed
Stars: Jeff Fahey, Richard Tyson, Jack Coleman
The Hit List (1993)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Charlie Pike is a pro hitman, but when he meets Yancy Butler, everything starts falling apart.

Director: William Webb
Stars: Jeff Fahey, Yancy Butler, James Coburn
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ginty
Stars: Jeff Fahey, Bo Derek, Steven Bauer
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Melissa Wilkins (as Carrie-Ann Moss)
...
Denis Akiyama ...
Det. Peter 'Playdo' Ota
David Mucci ...
Wally
David Fraser ...
Ed 'Smarty-Pants' Williams
Martin Roach ...
Sammy
...
Pogo
...
Sparky (as Karen Dwyer)
Chris Pickle ...
Banjo
Linda Barnett ...
Lizzie (the tour guide)
...
Lt. Rogers
...
Lt. Wilson
Emily Merryn ...
Sarah (as Emily Roberts)
Edit

Storyline

All out action film as a team of terrorists/robbers seize a water purification plant and threaten to pollute a city's entire drinking supply. However, the attack is in fact a cover-up of an in-progress robbery. Kim Coates plays the over-the-top genius leader of the gang at the plant, while Busey is a double-crossing leader of the burglary. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Money is the most explosive element.

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 March 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alerta Geral  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Carrie-Anne Moss and Kim Coates previously starred in the pilot episode of F/X: The Series (1996) together. See more »

Quotes

Wally: [pantomimes a dead corpse in front of hostages] Hi, everybody! I'm leaving now, got the rest of the day off! Yes-sir-ee you won't see me no more! New boss is a great guy! He said I could have the rest of the week off, ha ha ha! It's such a drag!
[Wally laughs and drags the corpse off-screen]
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Terribly acted hijack movie.
30 March 2000 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

STAR RATING:*****Unmissable****Very Good***Okay**You Could Go Out For A Meal Instead*Avoid At All Costs

I caught Lethal Tender very quickly as I was channelsurfing last night,and just happened to tune in as it was starting.For some reason,I compelled myself to carry on watching it,and,to start off with,it appeared to be a fairly compact,intelligent spin off of Die Hard.But,after that,it soon degenerated into an unspeakable pash.The acting by far was the worst thing.Even for an action movie,it was the worst I had seen in ages.The dialouge was totally over-the-top ,and the performances were hammy in the extreme.Though the battle with the terrorists was engagingly held,this was all in all,obviously just another cheap,straight to video,Le Monde,channel 5 movie.**


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I love SPARKY!!!! macas5
DVD? zombiepolizist
Discuss Lethal Tender (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?