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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 overview, first billed only:
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Steve Mitchell
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Erica Long
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Gen. Buck Swain
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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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Action | Thriller

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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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Lazy script partly compensated by plenty of action.
4 September 1999 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Saw this on tv last night, and it just about held my interest. Berenger and Weller are wasted though and seemed to be going through the motions, but Daryl Hannah's role was the most intriguing and she had some decent dialogue.

As siege films go it's not one of the best, too many questions and not enough answers as usual (why do so many so-called professional scriptwriters have a problem resolving questions that an amateur like me could of spotted?), but if you come across it on a dull night, there's plenty of action that should keep you awake.

6/10


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