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.



(screenplay), (teleplay "Operation Noah")
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lamont Dixon
Michael Kittredge
Soup ...
CEO Heller
Smiley (as Tiny Lister)
Warwick Grier ...
Agent Reed
Nicky Andrews ...
Paul du Toit ...
Smiley's Goon (as Paul Du Toit)
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Oil And Money Are An Explosive Mix.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »



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Release Date:

11 November 2004 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

A támadás  »

Filming Locations:

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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In the final flashback sequence a clip from film Backdraft can be seen when a fireman is falling down an elevator shaft. This is when Steven (Kurt Russell) jumps to save Brian (William Baldwin) who had became trapped at the bottem of the shaft under a gas leak set a blaze See more »


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