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Con Express (2002)

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Agent Brooks tells his side of a botched job at a job interveiw for for the Head of Customs in Alaska. He takes a tip that a shipment of bioweaponry is coming in and discovers a Russian ... See full summary »

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Agent Brooks tells his side of a botched job at a job interveiw for for the Head of Customs in Alaska. He takes a tip that a shipment of bioweaponry is coming in and discovers a Russian terrorist, Simeonov, is behind it. Brooks assembles a team and they go down to the docks to check the tip out. There a shoot-fest follows, an undercover FBI agent surfaces and a Russian agent, Natalya arrives to claim rights over Simeonov. Simeonov is arrested but while being transferred to Washington he escapes and with his fellow terrorists hijack the train carrying the stolen Russian nerve gas. Written by k wedgwood

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Two Cold War rivals in hot pursuit.

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Rated R for violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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During the start of the movie, the train only has one locomotive. While in the collision scene, the train clearly has three at least. This is because the editors spliced in footage from 'Runaway Train' ca. 1985 to cut down on production costs. The collision scene, and most of the shots of the train moving across the landscape are taken from that movie. See more »

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Pretty good for an Action B-Movie
23 July 2002 | by (Kalamazoo) – See all my reviews

Con Express is a second rate action movie with first rate directon, acting and an effective score.

I 1st saw a screening of it at the Waterfront Film Festival in Saugatuk, Michigan and then recently on it's DVD. This movie also has a good sense of humor and doesn't take itself too seriously. The direction of Terry Cunnigham is rather innovative considering the productions budgetary limitations. Sean Patrick Flanery is great and I've been a fan of his ever sine The Boondock Saints. And Arnold Vosloo is the villian. (That's right the Mummy from The Mummy, and also the much better Hard Target, directed by action-master John Woo) He's the world's most dangerous terrorist and he's just stolen some barrels of the deadly Saran gas. Flanery plays Alex Brooks a post Sept. 11th Alaskan Customs agent who catches Simconov (Vosloo) and confiscates the barrels of Saran. Brooks is accompanied by a female agent named Natalya (Ursula Karven) who is after Simconov for revenge after he bombed a federal building with her son inside. They get on a plane with Simconov in custody, but it isn't long before everything goes wrong. Simconov parachutes out of the plane and then it crashes. The only survivors are Brooks and Natalya. It's up to them to stop Simconov from retrieving the barrels of Saran, which are on a train guarded with Marines heading through the Canadian wilderness.

Lots of action, plenty of smiles and an overall worthwhile watch.

(Also B-Movie veteran Tim Thomerson of Trancers fame plays Brooks superior.)


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