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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
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Goran Mladnov
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Col. Peter Vojnovic
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Chris Mitchell
Irina Movila ...
Petra
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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)  »

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Enemy of My Enemy  »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

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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Written by Lee / Lee
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Bad and inaccurate
6 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

Bad acting, bad special effects, a typical B movie with a typical American propensity towards faking the facts. Serbian terrorists? "Serbian Liberation Front"? Come on! The movie was released in 1999, the year when NATO started the war against Yugoslavia over Kosovo. Before that, there were fights between regular Yugoslav army and police against the so-called "Kosovo Liberation Army", a terrorist group killing Serbs, attacking military and police outposts and precincts, which is still to be found on the list of terrorist groups in the world. It is not difficult to conclude that the movie screenplay swapped Serbs for Albanians, and Kosovo Liberation Army with Serbian Liberation Front. A typical attempt to influence the public opinion, where the bad guys are Serbs instead of Albanians, with the intention of covering the fact that the American were actually allies of a terrorist group (which we have seen many time since 1999)...


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