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Blast (2004)

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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
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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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Release Date:

11 November 2004 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Büyük patlama  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)
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Post-production ADR was apparently performed when some of the actors were not available. Thus, there are several points where they have been looped by other performers who only sound vaguely like them. In addition, Hannes Jaenicke's entire performance has been re-voiced by someone else. See more »

Quotes

Jamal: [answers phone] Hijacked oil rig, can I help you?
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References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

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This is better than "On deadly ground"!!!!!!!!!!!
4 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I thought i was going to be watching a comedy when i saw this, BUT...... OH NO! This is one serious hardcore movie. A tour de force. Stretching all my emotional muscles.

Its easy to cast this film off as another under siege or,if you like, passenger 58 (i missed the first 56 films) I laughed - I cried (mainly from laughing so hard) In the end a B+ Eddie griffin is cool.

ALSO That scene where he thinks back - classic - you just have to watch it.

Quite high budget as well.

Vinnie jones is quite funny.


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