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The Fourth Angel (2001)

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A man seeks justice when his wife and daughter are gunned down in a terrorist attack.



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Jack Elgin
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Ivanic Loyvek


The Economist reporter Jack Elgin, a workaholic, takes his family on a working trip to India, where he is to interview the PM. But their US airplane is hijacked in Limassol (Cyprus) by the unknown August 15 terrorist movement, which ends up in a bloodbath. Jack can save his pre-teen son Andrew, literally in his arms, but his wife and daughter are among the slaughter victims. Western governments seem unwilling to go after the fiends, even hide the identity of a high-profile fatal victim. Although now a single father, Jack uses all his contacts and snooping skill to seek the truth himself. A London-based Serbian free newspaper editor sets him on the trail of four Balkanic killers, but is murdered. Jack decides to exact revenge himself, tipped-off by Sûreté-contact Dugay. Meanwhile US embassy official Davidson and FBI Special Agent Jules Bernard play a key part in the official, MI5-lead investigation, which ends up crossing Jack's path. Written by KGF Vissers

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They took everything he had. Revenge is all that's left. (DVD box-art) See more »


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and some language | See all certifications »





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Release Date:

18 January 2002 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

El cuarto ángel  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$334,895 (France) (17 August 2001)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Lois Maxwell's final film project. See more »


Elgin and Barnard board a train to Oxford. The train itself clearly indicates Gatwick Airport as its destination. See more »

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Just a good movie
14 April 2002 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Quite a good movie actually with skilled cast and great locations. The plot and script are not really worth a lot, but it worked out for the best. If this would have been a low budget movie, it wouldn't be worth seeing it. But with this cast and director it's just a good movie. Enjoy it!

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