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The Librarians -- Sandy Miller desperately searches for her sister after she suddenly disappears in Miami. Sandy's quest ultimately leads her to infiltrate a kidnapping ring led by the brutal Marcos, that abducts young women and sells them.  In HD.
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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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User Reviews:
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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
Maurizio Duka Moroni .... sound 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
 
Location Management
Rosario Huerta .... location assistant
 
Other crew
Cindy G. Castoro .... production 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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Watched for Hues and Bernhardt, That's it, 15 March 2016

Boy, this one was quite a chore to sit through. The first and second act move at a snail's pace with drawn-out dialogue / exposition scenes that really don't add up or go anywhere. The camera work is boring, being shot in the typical bland, "flat" look of 90's action films. Only this was made in 2003, so there's little excuse for that. And Burt Reynolds' bizarrely random cameo only added to the incoherence.

Daniel Bernhardt is always awesome, though he's not in the movie much. He does have a cage fight with Matthias Hues at one point, but it's done pretty poorly so there's nothing much to see.

However, the climax is fairly well done for this budget and genre and definitely helped save it from being a complete waste of time.

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