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Cutaway (2000)

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A Drug Enforcement Agent (Baldwin) goes undercover on a sky diving team to track down illegal drugs.

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Red Line
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Agent Victor 'Vic' Cooper
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Randy 'Turbo' Kingston
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Lieutenant Brian Margate
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Ground Rush (as Marcos Ferraez)
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Cal
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Delmira
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Blonde Female Pilot (as Cat Wallace)
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The successful undercover agent Victor Cooper is assigned for his ninth mission: to find how the loadings of drug is being brought to Miami. He suspects that the drug is coming through the air and joins a team of sky diving, under the leadership of Red Line, a fanatic and considered the athlete number one in this sport in the world. Due to his profile of winner, Vic gets involved with the group and he "disconnects" from his position of infiltrated agent, "connecting" with the team. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Cutaway - Jede Sekunde zählt  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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To improve his skydiving skills, Cooper goes to Delmira, the leader of an Army team. The team; The Golden Knights, who in real life a group of elite skydivers from the US-Army, have since their creation in 1959, won more than 2,148 gold, 1,117 silver & 693 bronze medals, in national and international competitions. Member of the Golden Knights have also participated in breaking more than 348 world records. See more »

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On one of Vic's first team jumps, Redline can be seen in freefall with a radio attached to his chest strap. Moments later, under canopy, the radio is missing. See more »

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Delmira: What happened to Turbo?
Red Line: DEAD!
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Spectacular aerial scenes along with an intrigue about drugs trafficking
17 March 2008 | by (Santander Spain) – See all my reviews

Customs agent played by Stephen Baldwin is sent by his chief Ron Silver to a dangerous mission . He must infiltrate undercover into a band of drug dealers who deliver the dope via skydiving to sell to international narcotics mobsters . Tom Berenger is the leader of the skydiving subculture , he's a thrill-seeker , fun-loving with destructive ways . Baldwin is sucked into the cool mysticism of the sport's guru and he learns the skydiving gives him a biggest adrenaline rush than his employment as agent . Furthermore , he falls in love with a gorgeous skydiving coacher , well played by Maxime Bhans .

This solid though predictable thriller contains dazzling airborne stunts which keeps you tied on the edge of your seat . William Baldwin and Tom Berenger help raise potential actioner tale to a higher plane . If you can suspend you disbelief , this crime-adventure is just enjoyable and keep you entertained . Mind-numbing and incredible storyline written by the Manos brothers , Guy and Greg , redeemed by breathtaking skydiving scenes . Spectacular as well as colorful cinematography by Gerry Lively , a man of many talents , as he's cameraman , director and actor . The film belongs to 'Skydiving sub-genre' , whose initial outing was ¨The Gypsy Moths¨(1969) by John Frankenheimer , followed by ¨Drop zone (John Badham) , ¨Terminal velocity¨ (Deran Sarafian)¨ and its masterpiece ¨Point break¨ (Kathryn Bigelow)¨ . The motion picture was professionally directed by Guy Manos with assured and fast moving direction , he's usually in charge of aerial stunts . Action lovers will enjoy this ode to the skydiving sport, in spite of story deficiencies . Rating : Acceptable and passable , well worth seeing .


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