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Jean-Claude Van Damme,
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Jean Claude plays an official who's just been appointed as Second In Command to the U.S.Ambassador at an American Embassy in a small, turbulent Eastern European nation. When local insurgents attempt a coup d'etat, the nation's President takes refuge inside the embassy. The embassy is then besieged by the well-armed insurgents. The U.S. Ambassador is killed in the ensuing action, and it's now up to Jean-Claude and the embassy's small detachment of U.S. Marines to fend off the attackers. Written by
By an odd coincidence, the scenes in which PFCs Zanger and Pazzini plant and detonate a number of package bombs around the neighborhood to distract the insurgents from the US Embassy was filmed on 07 July 2005, the date of the terrorist bombings in London, with the SFX explosions taking place almost to the exact hour of those in the UK. The largely British crew of the film learned of the attacks shortly after during their lunch break, and filming was suspended for the remainder of the day. See more »
Marine Helicopters take off from Fort Victory, Sbelnska, Croatia. There is no such place in Croatia. However, it would be fair to assume that this location is intentionally fictional. See more »
Though I fully enjoyed SIC while watching it is difficult to give a good *star for this movie. I like Van Damme for his no nonsense and solid facial expression styles, and a must choice is for his action displays. I consider him one of the action stars who use their bodies other than guns and knives. This is what his specific identity for action movies. SIC is not an unique or striking movie but just satisfies your hunger to watch out. One thing I am disappointed with SIC is the quality of the picture or screen which is really very very poor in standard as compared to its sound. It fails to match parallel with the story or standard body movements of the actors. Which is why it failed to reach near major audiences.
The story has a bit good taste and to thrill the audiences as long as it is unfinished, but reaching on the last scene it's hard to remember. Yes, as I said it made me to focus and enjoy throughout the movie, but still it lacked some more tastes. After the half of the movie it takes to concentrate on Samuel Keenan's (Van Damme) rank among the security forces when his rivalry with CIA operative Frank Gaines came into existence. He was made one step down in his position under Cpt. Baldwin. And this ignites about to proceed forward of the story. I regret Van Damme is growing old and so he has to limit his action sequences which is a deep depressive matter. Unlike his old hits like Timecop, Hard Target, Double Team, Maximum Risk, Derailed etc. here he has less action shots to present for the audiences. Still then there are also few action scenes which remind all his old hits, and make us to relax.
Finally, I prefer others to watch SIC at least once without hesitation, but you should not expect much to get from Van Damme.
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