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The Alternate (2000)

 -  Action | Drama  -  16 May 2000 (USA)
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The President of the United States, in the midst of negative puplic opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. Initially, we discover that the kidnapping was planned by his ... See full summary »

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Bryan Genesse ...
The Leader
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Agent Williams
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President Fallbrook
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Mary
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Agent Harris
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Chief of Staff Donaldson
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Mrs. Fallbrook
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Swat Leader
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Reporter
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Fake President
Bill Kirchenbauer ...
Loud Texan
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Bullet Proof Glass Technician
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Secret Service Agent
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The President of the United States, in the midst of negative puplic opinion, is kidnapped while attending a charity function. Initially, we discover that the kidnapping was planned by his chief of staff to boost his poll ratings as the reelection is one week away. However, one of the kidnappers decides the opportunity for gain is too strong and turns it into a real kidnapping. What he didn't expect is another member of his group to foil his plan. Written by FrankyD

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16 May 2000 (USA)  »

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Agent of Death  »

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$1,700,000 (estimated)
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Near the end on the roof, when the 'replacement' picks up his pistol, it's a black sleeved arm that picks it up, but he's wearing a white shirt and no jacket. See more »

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Action-packed movie
6 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

I'm not sure whether I was watching the same movie as everyone else here, but I thought movie actually worked very well, even if it was derivative. The action was continuous and the characters were well defined, if not particularly deep. check it out.


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