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Dead Tides (1997)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  19 August 1997 (USA)
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A tough, honorable former Navy SEAL gets more than he bargained for, but more than he can handle, when he accepts a job captaining a ship for a mysterious, sexy woman who turns out to be the wife of a ruthless drug kingpin.

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Mick Leddy
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Nola
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Scott
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Agent Stanovski (as Miles O'Keefe)
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Dockhand (as Walter Alexis Lang)
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Haim (as Robert Ivy)
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A tough, honorable former Navy SEAL gets more than he bargained for, but more than he can handle, when he accepts a job captaining a ship for a mysterious, sexy woman who turns out to be the wife of a ruthless drug kingpin.

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When they crossed the border...They crossed the line.

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Rated R for sexuality, and some violence and language | See all certifications »
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Scott leaps onto a moored boat, and, without untying the craft, takes off for open water. See more »

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NOT YOUR USUAL RODDY PIPER MOVIE
8 November 1999 | by (Benbrook, Texas) – See all my reviews

This is not your usual Roddy Piper action movie. He plays a multi-dimensional character who has a pretty messed up life. His "girlfriend" can't decide between him and his former buddy, Scott. Of course, Roddy can't seem to decide if he wants to settle down with her. Otherwise, he has a pretty simple life running boats for sale from point A to point B for people. Simple until Tawny Kitaen and her psycho husband Juan Fernandez come into his life.

Roddy shows his romantic, gentle side with both his girlfriend and Tawny. But, be assured that there is plenty of bone crushing, shoot-'em-up, fist fighting action in this flick.

If you would like a different Piper, this is a good show.


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