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Mercenary (1996)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  17 January 1997 (USA)
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Jonas Ambler is a rich businessman who's wife is killed by kidnapers. So he decides to get even. He hires a mercenary to find and kill the kidnapers. There's only one catch, he wants to go ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Capt. Karl 'Hawk' May
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Jonas Ambler
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McClean
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Jack Cochran
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Alan Bailey
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Phoenix
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Joanna Ambler
Lindsey Ginter ...
Klinge
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Bad Dave
Michael Reid Davis ...
Hendrix
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Bandit Boss
Kevin Knotts ...
Barman
Mark Poitras ...
Commando Man #1
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Frank
Bryan Lee ...
Yakuza
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Jonas Ambler is a rich businessman who's wife is killed by kidnapers. So he decides to get even. He hires a mercenary to find and kill the kidnapers. There's only one catch, he wants to go with them. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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17 January 1997 (USA)  »

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BĂ©renc  »

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Followed by Mercenary II: Thick & Thin (1999) See more »

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La Bamba
Arranged by Charles Hutchinson, Alan Anderson, David Scott
Performed by Popdefect
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Predictable, boring and a waste of time
13 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

This movie had the makings of a great story but it was so obvious from the first half hour that Jonas was being set up. The characters are all stereotypical ... the wimpy accountant in glasses, the intense chief of security, the sadistic "bad" mercenary and the "unemotional" good guy. My advice ... watch paint dry.


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