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Director:
Writers:
Mike Kirton (screenplay) &
William Forsythe (screenplay)
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Release Date:
10 December 2004 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The coolest team in South Beach is about to turn up the heat.
Plot:
A merc team called "The Librarians" is hired to find the missing granddaughter of one of their closest friends, and they'll have to go against a ruthless Miami mobster to get her. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

William Forsythe ... Simon

Erika Eleniak ... Sandi

Andrew Divoff ... Marcos

Daniel Bernhardt ... Toshko

Christopher Atkins ... Ringo

Amaury Nolasco ... G-Man

Matthias Hues ... Ciro

Ed Lauter ... John Strong

Michael Parks ... William Clark

Russell Gannon ... Leo

Rebecca Forsythe ... Megan
Mark Foley ... Republican Fairchild
Nicki Arviso ... Girl #1
John Battista ... Doorman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tom Akos ... Ring Fighter #2

Diana Berry ... Taxi Cab Driver

Johnathan Hodges ... Gangster

Robert Keith
Nick G. Miller ... Jose (as Nick Miller)

Jerry Ascione ... Techno Boy (uncredited)
Angela Daun ... Irish's girl (uncredited)

Mike Guzman ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Dennis Hayden ... Bouncer (uncredited)

Robert Keniston ... Valet Attendant #1 (uncredited)

Burt Reynolds ... Irish (uncredited)
Sarah Uhrich ... Model (uncredited)

Directed by
Mike Kirton 
 
Writing credits
Mike Kirton (screenplay) &
William Forsythe (screenplay)

Mike Kirton  story (uncredited)

Produced by
Greg Hauptner .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Pratt 
 
Cinematography by
Gary B. Kibbe 
 
Film Editing by
Rinaldo Marsili 
 
Production Design by
Bob Butcher 
 
Costume Design by
Kate Samhat  (as Kate Swartz)
 
Makeup Department
Cyndi Boyar .... assistant makeup artist
Brian McManus .... makeup artist: Burt Reynolds
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alison Troy .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Kevin Long .... assistant property master
Jeremy Alan Read .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Paolo Amici .... sound effects editor
Daniele Quadroli .... sound effects editor
David Quadroli .... sound effects editor
Fabrizio Quadroli .... sound effects editor
George E. Simpson Jr. .... boom operator
Mark Weber .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
Jay Amor .... utility stunts
Hank Amos .... stunt coordinator
Kevin Ball .... stunt performer
Sean Borchert .... stunts
Nick Brandon .... stunts
John Evanko .... stunt double
Michael Gaines .... stunts
Jason Gray .... stunts
Eric Miranda .... stunts
Christopher Parker .... stunt performer
John Zimmerman .... stunts
James Lee .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jamie Prescott .... second assistant camera
Fred Valentine .... best boy
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Meredith Korn .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
John Hoelle .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Cindy G. Castoro .... production assistant
Rosario Huerta .... location assistant
James Joyner .... production assistant
Joan Puma .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Strike Force" - USA (DVD title)
"Strike Force" - Asia (English title) (TV title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence, language, some sexuality and nudity
Runtime:
96 min
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Continuity: As the black sedan is driving beneath the balcony during the film's opening sequence there are no sticks of dynamite seen affixed to the grille. Seconds later when the mercenaries exit the car and the gun battle starts, the sticks of dynamite are prominently affixed to the car's grille.See more »
Quotes:
Agent Simon:We call ourselves The Librarians.See more »

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4 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
"The Librarians" or "Strike Force"? That Is the Question!, 9 December 2005
Author: lavatch from Twin Cities, Minnesota

QUESTION: How does a film merit two different titles like "The Librarians" and "Strike Force"?

ANSWER: The film is sooooooooo bad that the filmmakers couldn't even decide on a title!!!!

This film is a hodgepodge of martial arts, death wish-vendettas, melodrama, romance, and other cliché film techniques. The story focuses on a vigilante group called The Librarians led by Agent Simon (WIlliam Forsythe). The group is hot in pursuit of a nefarious, multi-lingual, pockmarked creature named Marcos (Andrew Divoff) who captures women and holds them hostage in the lawless urban world of south Florida.

Burt Reynolds appears as a cameo in this film, and his scene is entirely extraneous to the action. Burt delivers a long monologue in one of the strangest drawls I have ever heard. This may have been Burt's attempt at an Irish dialect, but the overall effect is a kind of perverse imitation of Marlon Brando in "The Godfather."

Also appearing in this film is Erika Eleniak, who has infiltrated the inner circle of Marcos' bizarre world. Erika's character kick-boxes her way into an alliance with Simon. The Librarians and Erika will become a powerful strike force against evil in a film that has been delivered directly from the editing room to your cable TV converter box.

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