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Armstrong (1998)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  28 July 1998 (USA)
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Former Navy SEAL "Rod Armstrong" (Frank Zagarino) is now a freelance military trainer living in Moscow, Russia, who is unexpectedly visited by the man (Charles Napier) who trained him as a ... See full summary »

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Susan Zorkin
Frank Zagarino ...
Rod Armstrong
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Robert Zorkin
Joe Lara ...
Ponytail
Justin Carroll ...
Andrei Kastor (as Justin Carrol)
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General Zukov
Igor Porshnev ...
Eric, Ponytail's henchman
Alexander Yutlev
Michaella Stoykova
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Russian President
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Former Navy SEAL "Rod Armstrong" (Frank Zagarino) is now a freelance military trainer living in Moscow, Russia, who is unexpectedly visited by the man (Charles Napier) who trained him as a SEAL. "Bob" (Napier) is accompanied to Moscow by his wife (Kimberly Kates), whom he also trained as a SEAL, for a vacation. However, "Bob" is there to recruit "Armstrong" to help in with a Special Ops mission from the President himself. "Bob" has brought a video tape with him which shows a Russian military base housing missiles with nuclear warheads that are being purchased on the Black Market. However, when "Bob" gets murdered, it's up to "Armstrong", "Susan" and a Russian soldier to bring those responsible to justice. Written by IvanWong

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The Cold War Was Just Heated Up.

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Director's Cameo: Menahem Golan plays the president of Russia. See more »

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During the chase scene Susan is clearly wearing a pair of black panties despite never having put on a pair in the previous scene. See more »

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Ponytail: [pointing a gun at Armstrong] In a second, I'm gonna shoot you straight to Hell!
Rod Armstrong: [Armstrong disarms and throws a spear at Ponytail, killing him] If you're gonna shoot, shoot, don't talk!
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Not half bad.......
27 November 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Direct to video action flick king, Frank Zagarino stars as the eponymous hero in this fairly entertaining outing set amidst the scenic splendour of Moscow.

Although sadly not containing nearly as much action as I might have liked this nonetheless serves as a pretty good way to spend ninety or so minutes and includes a great assembled cast of recognisable faces including Richard Lynch, Joe Lara and Charles Napier, some good stunt work, an entirely exploitative nude shower scene featuring a particularly HOT woman and the requisite, satisfying explosive finale. Special mention must go to Lara who portrays a decidedly suave Mafia leader and who furthermore gets all the best lines in the film!

Best scene? Another reviewer summed it up perfectly; Our hero jumps through the upper story window of his apartment to avoid a grenade and mysteriously loses all his hair on the way down only to miraculously regrow it upon landing safely upon the roof of a conveniently parked van(!!!) Well, I know that this was apparently filmed on a low budget but you'd think that someone would have at least forked out some cash on a wig for the stuntman eh?


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