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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 (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)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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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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Connections

Remake of Operation Noah (1998) See more »

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It entertains!
15 May 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Compared to direct to video-DVD movies made nowadays "Blast" is pretty good. It doesn't pretend to be original. But it does deliver on action and humor. Eddie Griffin maybe not entirely convincing as a serious action hero,he is still better than Steven Seagal on a good day. As a matter of fact this movie is far superior to the stuff that Steven Seagal has made in the last years. So why are people so harsh when reviewing this movie. To be fair there are scenes that remind you that this is a C movie and that the acting is barely passable. Still there are quite few funny interactions between Eddie Griffin and Breckin Meyer that make it worth viewing. You should not see this movie as a serious action movie. It's more of a parody with some serious elements in it. It entertains!


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