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The Protector (1997)

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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Annabel Schofield ...
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)
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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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23 December 1997 (USA)  »

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Body Armor  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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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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Crazy Credits

During the credits Ken and Marisa talk about whether or not they were just killed in the last explosion. See more »

Soundtracks

HOLD ON MY HEART
Written & Performed by Jamie Carter
Produced by Michael J. Clouse
Published by Nueces Trail Music (BMI)
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It sucks but it's so damn funny!
5 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

The only reason why I like this movie is because it's so stupid it makes me laugh. I actually got sad when I wasn't watching this crap and I ordered it from Amazon.com after my video store lost it. Every character in this movie is pathetic except for Clint Howard. He was such a wuss that he actually ruled. And Matt McColm thought he was so bad, but he came out like a male chauvinist or something. The chicks were okay, I guess, and so was RP.

I could actually give this movie a 10 out of 10 just because it makes me laugh at how idiotic it is. Don't ever rent this movie or you'll become hooked like me!


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