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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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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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PFC Zanger
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President Yuri Amirev
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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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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 »

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The Moldavian army is said to be in the mountains, some 5 hours away from the capital. Moldavia has no mountains, the highest point being the Balanesti Hill at 430 m (1.410 ft) See more »

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References George of the Jungle (1967) See more »

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Sets a new standard for cringing films
6 October 2006 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

Worth watching? Yes if you want to see how badly a film can be made. Hand held-style filming is jerky, misses subjects. Special effect in this hand held filming is a sudden zoom jump for no apparent reason or artistic benefit. Hammy filming at its worst. Corny? Save the girl, doesn't matter if any one else dies. Then the real corny child shot at the end. A hero film cannot work without a child being saved. Eh? Dialogue? Attempt at army speak to make it sound tough. Not much else. J-C must have been desperate to deviate from his usual blood and honour plots to make this. Just goes to show that you do not need a good script or good filming to get something produced. If you have seen assault on precinct 13, then you might recognise the theme.


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