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Diplomatic Siege (1999)

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When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steve Mitchell
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Erica Long
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Gen. Buck Swain
Adrian Pintea ...
Goran Mladnov
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Col. Peter Vojnovic
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Chris Mitchell
Irina Movila ...
Petra
Radmar Agana Jao ...
Sgt. Tim Nakajima
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Gen. Stubbs
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Parker
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Bates
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Dalton
Mircea Bodolan ...
Ambassador Gannon
Francisco Reyes ...
Pascal
Audrey Rimbaud ...
Nicole
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When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little does he know that other problems will soon erupt. He must join Erica Long, a diplomatic attaché who is not all that she appears, to work together on setting the correct computer code that will disable the weapon and accomplish the mission. But while watching video monitors from inside a long-forgotten surveillance room, Steve witnesses a surprising deadly takeover of the building by the Serbian Liberation Front. With thirty-seven people taken hostage, including Steve's stepson, they demand the immediate release of their imprisoned leader who is being held for war crimes against humanity. If not, they will kill one hostage every hour. With time of the essence, the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon in Washington, DC send General Swain to try to end the lethal assault and the possibility of a ... Written by Anonymous

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Who knows the truth? Who can be trusted? Who can stop the countdown?

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »
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17 November 1999 (Kuwait)  »

Also Known As:

Enemy of My Enemy  »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)
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Goran: And you are?
Erica Long: Diplomatic attaché Erica Long.
Goran: Your name must have more to do with your legs, Miss Long, than your lifespan.
Erica Long: At least I still have lifespan!
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Ciao Bella
Performed by Carmello Di Napoli
Written by Carmello Di Napoli
Courtesy of Music Marketing Europe
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Don't expect too much
15 November 2004 | by (Riehen, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

I don't know if this movie was created for the cinema or TV. I'm not wondering why it didn't find the way to our theaters. What I missed there was a fine cinema picture like in the usual movies and a good audio. Then the setting place in this diplomatic house seemed too poor and cartoonish. The ideas therefore were original but the terrorists were too harmless. There were not any special effects. I think there could have been done more if the budget was higher. There were anyway many twists and plots that kept your attention until the end. If they show it on cable watch it if you have nothing to do but I don't know if the rental is worth. It is perhaps too underrated with actual vote of 3.5 on IMDb. My wife and me give 5/10.


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