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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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Ken Conway
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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
Gary Kasper ...
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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Verdens farligste terrorist. Verdens hårdeste lejesoldat. Et opgør der kan afgøre verdens fremtid. (The world's most dangerous terrorist. The world's toughest mercenary. A clash that could decide the future of the world.) (Denmark) See more »

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Rated R for sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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One of five action films from the 90's where Matt McColm starred as a lead. The other four are: "Red Scorpion 2" (1994), "Subterfuge" (1996), "Acts of Betrayal" (1997), and a 1997 lost film "Fight and Revenge". See more »

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[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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Mostly awful
3 February 1999 | by (Virginia Beach, VA) – See all my reviews

I liked the design of the lead character for this film and the basic premise of the virologist bad guy. I also like the always adorable Annabel Schofield.

Aside from that the film is lousy. Bad performances from everyone including Ron Perlman, who is usually very convincing in aloof shadowy roles (particularly his TV role as Beauty and the Beast's Vincent), simply underscores the bad dialog, the silly story line, and the listless direction.

Annabel seems to have a gift for rescuing really bad films from the absolute dung heap (cf. Solar Crisis).


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