MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,387 this week

Standoff (1998)

5.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 257 users  
Reviews: 2 user

FBI and the Texas police make ready to storm the headquarters of a sect heavily armed religious fanatics. But the operation goes terribly wrong and a couple of feds seeks protection at an ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 129 titles
created 07 Oct 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 27 Oct 2011
 
a list of 28 titles
created 12 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1034 titles
created 02 Nov 2012
 
a list of 678 titles
created 01 Dec 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "Standoff" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Standoff (1998)

Standoff (1998) on IMDb 5.1/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Standoff.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

A Glimpse of Hell (TV Movie 2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A Navy officer tries to set the record straight after the Navy blames a 1989 explosion aboard the USS Iowa on a homosexual affair between two sailors.

Director: Mikael Salomon
Stars: James Caan, Robert Sean Leonard, Daniel Roebuck
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Two strangers meet and fall in love during the weekend that they are planning their respective weddings.

Director: Steven Feder
Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Michael Vartan, Michael Rispoli
Anytown (2009)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A middle-American teenage boy who is affected by 9/11, terrorism, and the war in Iraq becomes involved in an isolated high school altercation that escalates into a hate crime that shocks the entire nation.

Director: Dave Rodriguez
Stars: Matt O'Leary, Marshall Allman, Jonathan Halyalkar
Maximum Risk (1996)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A policeman takes his twin brother's place and inherits his problems and a beautiful girlfriend. He is forced to kickbox his way from France to the U.S. and back while playing footsie with ... See full summary »

Director: Ringo Lam
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Natasha Henstridge, Jean-Hugues Anglade
Comedy | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Young student finds himself being transformed to a vampire after a night with a quite attractive female vampire. First, he does not quite believe it himself, but with the help of a 300 year... See full summary »

Director: Jimmy Huston
Stars: Robert Sean Leonard, Evan Mirand, LeeAnne Locken
Riders (2002)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Slim, Otis, Frank and Alex (three boys and a girl) form a group of snowboard and skate young bank robbers. They are known as masters of the runaway art. Slim, the thinking head hatched a ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Pirès
Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Stephen Dorff, Bruce Payne
The Last Witness (TV Movie 1999)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A woman becomes entangled in the conspiracy of two world governments to assassinate an international leader in New York.

Director: Graeme Clifford
Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Johnathon Schaech, Michael Filipowich
Adventure | Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A man must participate in the Iditarod dog race across Alaska to inherit property from his legendary grandfather, but ends up getting much more than he bargained for.

Director: Bob Spiers
Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Natasha Henstridge, Leslie Nielsen
Power and Beauty (TV Movie 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A woman claims she had an affair with John F. Kennedy.

Director: Susan Seidelman
Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Kevin Anderson, Peter Friedman
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Tripp is an average frustrated chump, who comes up with a golden idea. He partners with Gary, a Wall Street wheeler and dealer, and brings his cousin, Rowan, on-board to help with his ... See full summary »

Director: Amit Gupta
Stars: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Adam Rodriguez, Lisa Ray
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Prep school student Daisy and her European-born grandmother Nana share the sad stories of their lives: Daisy tells Nana of her romance with young Ethan and problems in school because she's ... See full summary »

Director: Billy Hopkins
Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Claire Danes, Jude Law
Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A teen and his girlfriend make an atomic bomb with plutonium stolen from a scientist dating his mother.

Director: Marshall Brickman
Stars: John Lithgow, Christopher Collet, Richard Council
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Jamie Doolin
...
Ty 'Bama' Jones
...
Mary
...
Zeke Clayton
Paul Scherrer ...
Ranger Barry
...
Freebie
...
Hank McGill
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andre G. Ellingson ...
Paramedic
David Hart ...
Blond Agent
...
Cult Leader (voice)
Edit

Storyline

FBI and the Texas police make ready to storm the headquarters of a sect heavily armed religious fanatics. But the operation goes terribly wrong and a couple of feds seeks protection at an abandoned farm. But they are not the only one there. They find two young female sect members in the basement. Written by Fredrik Klasson <fredrik.klasson@telia.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

farm | fbi | flashback | escape | siege | See more »

Taglines:

Trust Will Get You Killed

Genres:

Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 January 1998 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Prairie Fire  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

During the middle of the credits. It shows that the inhabitants of the compound have pulled a "Waco." The sound of a federal agent reporting back to command says "I see a fire in the building. They're burning the place. The compounds burning!" Another voice reports back. "Holy Shit." See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not what I was expecting, but alright nonetheless

I basically saw this movie through happenstance, and had no expectations whatsoever. I will admit to being shallow and expressing disappointment at not seeing Natasha Henstidge topless, but besides that, this movie was enjoyable. It has the feel of a converted stageplay, in the sense that it is essentially six people locked in a room for two hours. Maybe I'm completely out to lunch here, but it reminds me of other converted plays like 'twelve angry men' and 'lifeboat'. It definitely has that HBO/Sci Fi Channel feel to it. The acting was solid overall, though not exceptional. The best of the bunch I think was 'Bama'. Also, maybe I'm a tad naieve, but I found the surprise ending to be a big surprise. Maybe I got suckered by it all just like Jamie, the main character did. Hmph. On an overall scale of enjoyment, I'd have to give this a six or so.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Wasnt to bad... obryan864
Discuss Standoff (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?