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Second in Command (2006)

R | | Action, Thriller, War | Video 2 May 2006
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 ... See full summary »

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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 Anonymous

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It's time to take charge!

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Action | Thriller | War

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

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2 May 2006 (USA)  »

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Defteros stin ierarhia  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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To cover up Van Damme's Belgian accent while playing as USN Cmdr. Samuel 'Sam' Keenan it is said that he grew up in Vietnam to French parents. See more »

Goofs

The Marine Corps Corporal escort driving the Commander shows a "SEAL Team" I.D. card at the airport, SEAL team members are Navy personnel not Marine Corps. See more »

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Not a bad Van Damme flick
7 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK here4s the scoop, me and my friend always rent Van Damme films whenever they come out to DVD so we can have ourselves a good laugh while we are intoxicated. I saw this movie at my video store, giggled at the cover, and rented it. My goodness!!!!!!! For the first time.....in a long time, we found ourselves not laughing hysterically at a Van Damme movie. This movie has a pretty good story line that involves corruption and politics in a third world country. This movie has you guessing throughout, and it has a pretty descent ending. I gave this movie a 10 only because Jean Claude shocked me with this movie. Otherwise id give it a 7. Definitely worth the rental


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