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Storm Catcher (1999)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  28 October 1999 (Malaysia)
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A renegade general (Robert Miano) plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man (Dolph Lundgren) is capable of flying it. So... See full summary »

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Major Jack Holloway
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Captain 'Sparks' Johnson
Jon Pennell ...
Captain Lucas (as John Pennell)
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General William Jacobs
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Nicole Holloway
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Jessica Holloway
Jody Jones ...
Sergeant McGarry
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Sergeant Stanley
Anthony Hickox ...
Agent Load (as Tony Hickox)
Kimberley Davies ...
Agent Lock
Rudy Mettia ...
Commando
Burt Goodman ...
Old Guy
Andreea Radutoiu ...
Havens
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Commando #1
Mark Delasandro ...
Commando #2
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A renegade general (Robert Miano) plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man (Dolph Lundgren) is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered several men and stolen the plane. Then try to murder his wife and take his daughter prisoner. Threatening to kill his daughter if he doesn't help, he appears trapped. However, his best friend (Mystro Clark) who is the plane's computer specialist has a few tricks up his sleeve. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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To fight the winds of war... he must enter the eye of the storm. See more »

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Rated R for strong, graphic violence and for language | See all certifications »
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When Holloway is put at the back of the ice-cream truck, you can see that the ice-cream truck as only two ice-cream cones on the top of the truck vanilla and strawberry. One the next scene when the ice-cream truck is driving away it has 3 ice-cream cones: vanilla, strawberry and chocolate. See more »

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Captain Lucas: Do you have any respect for authority?
Captain 'Sparks' Johnson: Not when they got an ass like that. That's hot, I wonder what's in the briefcase, probably sex toys or something naughty.
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Riding the storm out...
4 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dolph Lundgren stars as Air Force pilot ace Jack Halloway, a family man and all around tough guy who finds himself involved in a conspiracy which involves a stealth plane that can tip the scales in the arms race and such has been stolen, not by a foreign competitor but by American War mongers who have been passed up for promotions and ignored by their country in this deadly boring Lundgren flick. Dolph Lundgren has made some fun B.movies but Storm Catcher isn't one of them. Starting with the lack of action, not much happens and the majority of such takes place on an air plane. Such would be acceptable if the dogfights were fun (Via Top Gun, Iron Eagle, Blue Thunder etc) but these are woefully boring. The story is completely boring and clichéd with bland villains and lame conspiracy subplots that go nowhere. As for Lundgren he clearly looks bored here, he refuses to act and barely puts any effort in filming his fight sequences. The best thing one can say is that there is some graphic violence that threatens to make the movie sort of interesting (usually because of it being hokey) but this is just a dull movie all around. With Lundgren's resurgence on the big screen, one can look at this movie as a personal low in Lundgren's career. Indeed something like The Punisher, Showdown In Little Tokyo and Universal Soldier were ridiculous movies, but they were fun. Storm Catcher on the other hand is just ridiculous.

* out of 4-(Bad)


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