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Supreme Sanction (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Crime  -  9 April 1999 (USA)
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An assassin for the U.S. government becomes the next target of her employers when she spares the life of a nationally known TV reporter.

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A newspaper reporter is marked for assassination for his investigation into what happened to some army helicopters that were mysteriously shot down. However, the assassin cannot pull the trigger when she sees him with his daughter. She then teams up with him to fight the mercenaries that are after him. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Trained To Kill. Marked For Death.


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Alfa akció - A terrorista csapás  »

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dircameo(John Terlesky): the man that Dalton shoots all the way up his body. See more »

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In the second scene of the film when Kristy Swanson is about to assassinate David Dukes on the beach, the left handed Swanson holds the Steyr AUG rifle left handed. However the AUG is shown set for a right handed shooter. Odd since the AUG is world famous for its ability to be set for a right or left handed shooter. See more »

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Dalton: The dog won't hunt. Put her to sleep.
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Hey! It's Kristy Swanson
16 August 2002 | by (Columbus, Georgia) – See all my reviews

I love Kristy Swanson movies. She's a beautiful, compelling actress and deserves better than this; but, as always, she does a super job. I do think the director made her character a little to terse and mean, even though the plot called for it. Had he allowed Kristy some margin of sensuality and vulnerability, she would have rounded out her character and added another level to the film. Kristy is athletic and projects herself powerfully. I don't think any actress can equal her in action roles. She can do anything, but she is quite adept at handling physical, aggressive characters. She's believable, and always fun to watch.

In Supreme Sanction, Kristy plays a reluctant assassin, who rebels, and is then pursued by her top secret government employers. Michael Madsen, a super actor, is her chief antagonist. She allies herself with her intended target and her computer-genius friend, and they seek to expose the "Agency" and save the target's little daughter.

Supreme Sanction is a rather marginal action film with limited atmosphere. After some initial action it bogs down for a while, until the mildly wild climax. But Kristy, and Michael Madsen make it worthwhile. They play well off each other. The director goes a little overboard trying to let us know how mean and incorrigible Madsen's character is. I got the point well before he was satisfied. There are plenty of holes in the plot, so watch this one for the actors; and Kristy's brief disguise as a hooker.






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