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The Protector (II) (1998)

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Soldier of fortune Ken Conway gets a job offer from his former fiancee to look into the whereabouts of a missing scientist. The scientist was working for pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Krago... See full summary »

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Marisa
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Dr. Ramsey Krago
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Agent Monica McBride
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Sloane Matthews
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Hutch
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Rasheed
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Dr. Anthony Mane
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Agent Leo Dumass
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Billy
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Myles Vale
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Ambulance Driver (as Andrew R. Gill)
Henry Kingi ...
Van Driver
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Soldier of fortune Ken Conway gets a job offer from his former fiancee to look into the whereabouts of a missing scientist. The scientist was working for pharmaceutical researcher Dr. Krago, so Conway goes undercover to infiltrate the doctor's operation. He soon discovers what Krago's scheme is: he creates super-diseases and their cures at the same time, and gets rich by releasing the disease and selling the cure. Ken tries to take this information to the authorities, but finds out too late that he has been infected with the doctor's latest creation, and he has only 48 hours left to live if he can't get his hands on the antidote. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Rated R for sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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Matt McColm's character, Ken Conway, was an ex-commando in an early draft of the screenplay. The script contains a flashback torture scene where Conway was interrogated for information by Asian military. He was electro-shocked, whipped, and brutally beaten. See more »

Quotes

[Conway bungyjumps down the side of a skyscraper to an assassin on a balcony who is about to kill Rasheed]
Ken Conway: Now isn't this called trespassing?
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During the credits Ken and Marisa talk about whether or not they were just killed in the last explosion. See more »

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CHELSEA ET MADISON
Written by Michael J. Clouse & Hector Nieves
Performed by Hector Nieves
Produced by Michael J. Clouse
Published by No Mickey No Music (BMI)
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Clint Howard Rules
8 February 2000 | by (New England) – See all my reviews

Okay, so it's not Shakespeare. I still say it's better than any movie with Pauly Shore in it (I realize that's not much to live up to but still). If you like B movies, you ought to see this. The acting is pretty awful/hilarious, and Clint Howard turns in a classic performance as the whining sidekick of the tough hero. Carol Alt is not too bad (for a supermodel... better than Cindy Crawford in FAIR GAME anyway!) and Ron Perlman is sufficiently evil as the bad guy. I don't know why Morgan Brittany was in this though since her character didn't really do anything of any importance. I guess she's friends with the director or something.

My favorite line: "Now I'm infected too! Til death do us part..." Any part with the C-list actors trying to explain virology in scientific terms was pretty good as well.

4/10. Funny stuff.


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