Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by the terrorists.
Jamie Lee Curtis,
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Two trains crash somewhere in Russia, one carrying a nuclear payload. A nuclear explosion follows the crash and the world is on alert... However, White House nuclear expert Dr. Julia Kelly doesn't think it was an accident... Special Operations Intelligence Officer Colonel Thomas Devoe doesn't think so either... Together they must unravel a conspiracy that goes from Europe to New York, to stop a terrorist who has no demands... Written by
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The "Vienna" car chase scene, ending on a square with a fountain was actually shot in Bratislava, Slovakia. The square is in very vicinity of the American Embassy there. See more »
The fax number that Col. Devoe gives to his Russian General friend is missing two digits. North American phone numbers have a three-digit area code followed by seven digits. Devoe says 001, which is arguably the international code to call the USA from Russia, then three digits (the area code), and then only five more digits. See more »
Where the hell is my military liason?
Colonel Thomas Devoe reporting as ordered, ma'am. I'm sorry about in there, sometimes my enthusiasm gets the better of me.
No problem. Would you like some coffee?
I'd love some.
It's over there.
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A distraught Bosnian piano teacher named Dusan Gavric (Marcel Iures), whose wife and daughter had been shot down before his eyes by Bosnian Muslim snipers in war-divided Sarajevo, intends to ignite a stolen nuclear bomb around the U.N. building in New York in revenge for that atrocity
Nuclear weapons specialist Dr. Julia Kelly (Nicole Kidman) and US Special Forces Colonel Thomas Devoe (George Clooney) try to stop the psycho...
Clooney, convinced that United States educated half the world's terrorists, plays a talented soldier who takes great liberties to get what he wants including heavy bribes and savage beatings With that cool, suave and dashing look that makes women swoon, Clooney demonstrates great sense of humor with his performance, and looks pleasantly cold as hell during high action sequences His unexpected reactions get on Kidman's nerves so easily
Kidman looks lovely as the anguished scientist who wants to save the world, struggling tightly against her self-doubt
Mimi Leder definitely proves that she's a commanding presence behind the camera She shows how to move more effectively the camera creating tension throughout the hijacking of the warheads, Vienna's exciting car chase, the flight of the three US Air Force helicopters ordered to return to Turkish airspace, the truckload of the bad guys hanging over a cliff, and the tracking of the missing warhead on Manhattan's crowded streets
The music is great... It follows the action well and elevates the dramatic suspense throughout the show...
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