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Act of War (1998)

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Jack Gracy, a former security guard at the American Embassy in Russia, has shown up uninvited to a party at the embassy in the former Soviet Republic of Bazrhikistan, where his estranged ... See full summary »

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Jack Gracy
Douglas Arthurs ...
Sergei Constantine (as Douglas H. Arthur)
Ingrid Torrance ...
Katherina Mirova
Jan Nemejovský ...
President Mirovich
Milan Gargula ...
Krutov
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George Willmont
Terry Barclay ...
Cmdr. Kelly
Katerina Kornová ...
Alexa
Shannon McCormick ...
Bradford
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Johnson
Richard Haas ...
Ambassador Pierce
Christopher Clarke ...
Willie
Michael Rogers ...
Gen. Thomas
Vitezslav Bouchner ...
Gen. Mitchell
Martin Hub ...
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Jack Gracy, a former security guard at the American Embassy in Russia, has shown up uninvited to a party at the embassy in the former Soviet Republic of Bazrhikistan, where his estranged girlfriend is working. As the two are talking upstairs, a group of terrorists disguised as caterers burst in and take all the guests downstairs hostage. The terrorists are threatening to launch nuclear missles at America if their demands are not met, but they haven't planned on Jack being their to spoil the party. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Great explosion sequence, lots of action
10 August 1999 | by (San Diego) – See all my reviews

It is set in some fictious Soviet country, terrorists take over a palace and the Scalia character has to come in to save the day. I liked the effect sequences of the Palace in the final scene. If you like typical action, you'll like this film.


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