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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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Cast

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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
Nicky Andrews ...
Eric
Paul Du Toit ...
Smiley's Goon
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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

Jamal: [answers phone] Hijacked oil rig, can I help you?
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References Under Siege (1992) See more »

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blast, the awkwardness
2 July 2008 | by (Chile) – See all my reviews

i just have seen this fiasco on cable, and i need to trash it, is by far one of the worst movies i have ever seen.

Eddie griffin an action hero?. my god!. the "clever" lines before and after kick some terrorist ass without even being touch were a joke, but the kind of funny stuff that doesn't supposed to be laughable. and what about griffin "im a bad-ass" faces when he does a karate posses or is spotting the bad guys?... damn, i always get the feeling that some undercover brother dumb joke was soon to occur. this is one of the most awkward movies i have ever seen, is awful. i have to change the channel in a lot of scenes... and Vivica A. Fox... my god... Vinnie Jones!!... damn... terrible career move. what and horrible movie.


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