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Blast (2004)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Thriller  |  11 November 2004 (Russia)
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A terrorist posing as environmentalist hijacks an oil rig off the coast of California with the intent of detonating an electromagnetic bomb over the US.

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Lamont Dixon
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Michael Kittredge
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Soup ...
Raj
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Mace
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Luna
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CEO Heller
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Smiley (as Tiny Lister)
Warwick Grier ...
Telford
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Agent Reed
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Eric
Paul du Toit ...
Smiley's Goon (as Paul Du Toit)
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Agent Phillips
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Dean
Brett Whitehead ...
Uli
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Storyline

A terrorist, Michael Kittredge, posing as an environmentalist protester leads a team of highly-skilled mercenaries to take control of an oil rig off the coast of California, intending to detonate an electromagnetic bomb over the United States, striking a sort of "new Pearl Harbor" attack on behalf of enemies to the nation. What Kittredge didn't count on is a tugboat captain, Lamont Dixon, who survives an attack on his ship, and is soon recruited by an FBI agent to infiltrate the oil rig and procure information about their plans... and if possible, stop them. In the process, Dixon meets an eager computer expert aboard the oil rig who helps Dixon even as he gets on his nerves and Lamont suspects he can't really trust him. Written by austin4577@aol.com

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Oil And Money Are An Explosive Mix.


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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »
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11 November 2004 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Büyük patlama  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)
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The jet fighter scenes are footage from Top Gun (1986). In one close-up of the fighter, the words "Lt. Pete Mitchell" and "Maverick" can be seen stenciled under the canopy. See more »

Quotes

Agent Reed: [answers phone] Special Agent Reed, identify yourself.
Jamal: 5073. The other kids are shooting at me, mom, and I wanna come home.
Agent Reed: No, no. You can't do that. We need you to find out what Kittredge is really up to.
Jamal: Agent Reed, you've confused me with somebody who gives a damn, okay? I didn't sign up for a hero gig. Come and get me, all right? Put me in jail. I don't care. All I got with me is a tugboat captain with a death wish.
[puts down phone and looks at Lamont apologetically]
Jamal: Not you
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Could have been worse.
29 May 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon) – See all my reviews

It could have been worse if it was longer.

I rented this movie based on the synopsis on the back. Here is the first line: "Former Navy Seal Lamont Dixon (Eddie Griffin) thought he left his fighting days behind when he became a tugboat captain... "

Okay I really rented the movie based on my vision of the pitch someone had to give to get this movie made.

My vision of the pitch:

"Okay.... Eddie Griffin.... okay... stay with me.... Eddie griffin is a retired Navy Seal.... okay.... stay with me.... now he's a tug boat captain!.... okay stay with me.... he fights terrorists from his tug boat! HAHAHAHA... but it's not funny... okay, okay, stay with me.... "

I had to see THAT movie.

Turns out Griffin is a firefighter!???!?! WHAAAA?? I thought he was a navy seal! I wanted Navy Seal action. He's a firefighter with PTSD?!?!? Not funny, bad acting, lame action. Don't get me wrong, I am usually okay with bad movies. But I need to see some kind of over the top, outrageous, action scenes. The Transporter 2 that was a bad movie worth seeing. I would even see that again. I wanna see a jet ski chase down a bus on the freeway in every bad action movie!

The only funny part of this movie is the explanation from Breckin Meyer about why his parents named him Jamal. I'm naming my kid Jamal.

All in all unless your a HUGE Eddie Griffin fan. NEVER SEE THIS MOVIE! EVER!


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