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Avenger (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  9 April 2006 (USA)
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A CIA Agent steps in to stop a former Special Forces Operative on a for-hire mission that poses a global threat.

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Calvin Dexter
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Frank McBride
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Paul Devereaux
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Stephen Edmonds
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Zoran Zilic
Jamie Bartlett ...
Van Rensburg
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Curtis
Jacqueline Chan ...
Madame Huong (as Jacqui Chan)
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Fleming
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Washington Lee
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Rickie Edmonds
Justin Shaw ...
Milan Radjek
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Moran
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Morne Visser ...
Arms Dealer
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After his own daughter was killed in Panama in 1994, former CIA agent Calvin Dexter became a private 'specialist' in cases which wouldn't reach justice trough the regular legal channels. Two years later he accepts to find Richard 'Ricky' Edmunds for his pa, influential rich businessman Stephen Edmonds. Ricky for a private Canadian war victims charity in Bosnia and went missing. Dexter discovers Ricky was beaten to pulp and drowned for no other crime then helping street boys from the other side by Zoran Zilic and his Serbian paramilitary 'order'. He offers Steven to 'finish the job' as such war criminals don't go to trial. But deputy CIA director Paul Devereaux cares only for a nuclear arms project he wants to use Zilic for. So CIA troubleshooter Frank McBride is ordered to protect him and handle Dexter. Written by KGF Vissers

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No peace without justice...

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Cal Dexter: I haven't given up my faith in the law, it's justice I'm having some doubts about.
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Meh
10 April 2006 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

I liked it. Sure it was kinda silly and certainly flawed but it entertained me for 2 hours. Mostly this is due to Sam Elliot; always a compelling screen presence. The first half of the movie pulled me in and seemed somewhat believable. Then there was the second half. Like the part with the pilot and how carelessly Dexter endangers her. That was a total amateur move and at odds with his previously established professionalism. This is when the movie started going off the rails for me. That and the cartoonishly evil senator willingly to do whatever it takes to complete Project Whatchamacallit. Then the ending, again Dexter displays amateurism and was lucky, ridiculously lucky, to get away with what he did. But, then again, stuff blew up real good. Hey, it was an entertaining enough flick and if it ever turns into a TV series I'll watch it, but then again I used to watch MacGuyver.


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