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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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Cmdr. Sam Keenan
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Michelle Whitman
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Cpt. John Baldwin
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Sgt. Earl 'Gunny' Darnell
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Anton Tavarov
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Frank Gaines
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Mike Shustec
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Cpl. Will Butler
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PFC Zanger
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President Yuri Amirev
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RSO John Lydon
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Razvan Oprea ...
PFC Devereaux
Mihai Bisericanu ...
Marshall Geller
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Jennifer Lennard
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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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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

The action is placed in Moldova, but it was filmed in Bucharest, Romania. It is easily to see auto numbers on ordinary cars which are from Bucharest, not from Chisinau, the capital of Moldova. Not even one car has Moldavian numbers. Another goof is people's accent. None of them has Moldavian accent, which, for a native Romanian, is as obvious as one can distinguish between a penguin and a seagull. See more »

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References The Alamo (1960) See more »

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Not a bad Van Damme flick
7 May 2006 | by 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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