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Plato's Run (1997)

R | | Action | Video 14 July 1998
Hired to rescue escaped inmates, a Florida man is framed for a Cuban gangster's assassination.

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Ex-Navy SEAL Plato Smith has his hands full with teenage daughter Kathy and a failing fishing business. When old flame Marta offers him big money to rescue two escaped prisoners off a beach in Cuba, Plato accepts. Under heavy fire, Plato and ex-SEAL buddy Sam Macris manage to rescue the escaped Cuban prisoner, Felix Gomez. But soon Plato is implicated in a murderous web of assassination and deceit, masterminded by a ruthless international arms dealer, Alex Senarkian. By the end, Plato must face all his deadly foes in a desperate attempt to clear his name and save his daughter. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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A Fun Watch, In Spite Of A Weak Script
13 August 2016 | by (Mesa, Arizona) – See all my reviews

A great cast of characters makes up for the script, but this isn't a film I could watch very often.

I've always found Gary Busey to be a very watchable actor. I enjoy his quirky approach to his characters and his sense of humor. It's the reason I've seen quite a few of his films. Here he's teamed with some actors I hadn't seen for quite a while, like Steven Bauer (Scarface) and Jeff Speakman (The Perfect Weapon). And they do a great job with a script that's got a weak plot point regarding the bad guy and at times some poorly written dialog. The script is weak enough that I'm surprised to see a top-notch actor like Roy Scheider associated with it. But all in all, the film is a fun way to kill some time. Especially if you like lovely babes, guns and explosions.


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