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Operation Delta Force (1997)

A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Major Tipton
Captain Lang
Frank Zagarino ...
Joe Lara ...
Johan Nash
Natasha Sutherland ...
Lt. Marie Junger
Tshepo Nzimande ...
Admiral Henshaw
Jacques Gombault ...
Frantz Dobrowsky ...
Dr. Wendell Brenner (as Franz Dobrowsky)
Chris Buchanan ...
Hal Orlandini ...
Paul Ditchfield ...
Dr. Wells


Thanks to a treacherous employee, South African white supremacists storm a UN facility specializing in germ warfare and treatment. They reward their traitor by disposing of him along with everyone else inside bar one. Major Tipton who just arrived to pick up vials of a newly discovered lethal strain of Ebola virus along with its cure...not only manages to evade their strike but kills one or two members of the hit squad before destroying their chopper and pilots along with it. Undaunted by this setback the surviving extremists set out to hijack a train back to their base...now in possession of the very same virus together with its antidote Tipton was meant to collect. Delta Force operatives, led by Captain Lang are dispatched to retrieve the vials along with South African military officer Lt. Marie Jonker, an expert on African right-wing groups like the one they are now after. Depite his needed skills in diseases Tipton is far from welcomed into aiding the team in its pursuit due to ... Written by ????

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Rated R for pervasive combat violence and some language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

3 January 1998 (Kuwait)  »

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Opération Delta Force  »

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Just before the terrorist's train contacts the empty blocking train on the bridge in it's attempt to push it back, the blocking train puts power to the wheels and begins backing up, although it isn't supposed to have anyone in it. Steam is clearly visible escaping from the drive system under the locomotive. See more »


Nash: You're not the only one who heard about Kabonga
Marie: You're using yourself as a carrier?
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Ok action movie ruined by a leaden score
6 June 1999 | by (Sacramento, CA USA) – See all my reviews

I think this would have been a decent low budget actioner had it not been for the dull, funeral dirgelike score. Hardly a moment in the film goes by without the same tune droning leadenly in the background. The film had the elements of a good story and some lively action but I was totally distracted by the constant droning in the background. A good score comes in to add mood and tension where needed and should be silent when the film's action or dialog is needs no enhancement. Evidently the producers thought it needed enhancement constantly but the horrible music merely ruined the mood and action for me.

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