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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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'Michael Madsen''s assistant, Todd Spangler, is pushing two of Madsen's sons, Christian and Max on the swing. See more »

Goofs

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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Marcus: So was it good for you too?
Jenna: Sorry, I faked it.
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Madsen's strong presence is wasted in a below-average action film.
10 April 1999 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

In my mind Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, Donnie Brasco) is one of the most underrated actors in Hollywood. He has given some great performances (watch him out-act all of the talented actors in Reservoir Dogs). But he hasn't gotten as much respect as he deserves because besides some big movies (Donnie Brasco, Free Willy 1 and 2, The Getaway, Thelma and Louise) he has appeared in more low-budget, small, often direct-to-video films. Once again Madsen appears in a small film, this time debuting on HBO. The story line is similar to the much superior (though average) film The Replacement Killers. Kristy Swanson (8 Heads in a Duffel Bag, The Chase) plays a government assassin who refuses to kill a famous reporter because she sees him with his kid. Because she does this, her government agency orders Madsen and friends to kill her. This starts off some boring action scenes. Swanson though a talented actress in unconvincing as a professional assassin. The other actors are average at best. Once again, Michael Madsen saves the day. If it wasn't for Madsen's strong presence this film would be horrible not just below-average. The film would have been a lot better had Madsen received more screen time. Recommended only for Madsen's performance.


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