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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
Rodger LaRue ...
Agent Leo Dumass
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Dr. Stanley Erhardt
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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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HOLD ON MY HEART
Written & Performed by Jamie Carter
Produced by Michael J. Clouse
Published by Nueces Trail Music (BMI)
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A good solid film for only a million dollar budget.
3 January 2004 | by (Manhattan, NYC) – See all my reviews

A good solid film for only a million dollar budget. The plot is believable and right along the same lines as Mission Impossible 2...and this movie came out 2 years before MI2. Maybe MI2 saw this and copied it on a big scale. Ron Pearlman is as sinister as he always is and Clint Howard plays the same quirky, goofball he is so good at. Annabelle Schofield and Morgan Brittany are sexy and fun to watch.


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