MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,621 this week

Avenger (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Thriller  |  9 April 2006 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 730 users  
Reviews: 16 user | 3 critic

A CIA Agent steps in to stop a former Special Forces Operative on a for-hire mission that poses a global threat.

Director:

Writers:

(teleplay), (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 16 Jul 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 15 Sep 2011
 
list image
a list of 294 titles
created 08 Oct 2011
 
a list of 578 titles
created 14 Jan 2013
 
a list of 824 titles
created 04 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Avenger" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Avenger (TV Movie 2006)

Avenger (TV Movie 2006) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Avenger.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Code Name: Wolverine (TV Movie 1996)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Harry Gordini is on his way to Italy for a holiday with his family. On his way he accidentally picks up the wrong suitcase which holds in it hundreds of millions worth of new superdrug. Now... See full summary »

Director: David Jackson
Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Traci Lind, Danny Quinn
You Know My Name (TV Movie 1999)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Fact-based bio of early film director-producer, Bill Tilghman (Sam Elliott). Tighman was a real life cowboy, who rode with the Earps & faced down countless bad guys. When he turned to films... See full summary »

Director: John Kent Harrison
Stars: Sam Elliott, Arliss Howard, Carolyn McCormick
Icon (TV Movie 2005)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

On the eve of the elections in Russia, there's an outbreak of a mysterious disease. The British are curious to find out what's going on, so they need to send someone. An official knows ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Martin Smith
Stars: Patrick Swayze, Patrick Bergin, Michael York
The Final Cut (1996)
Thriller | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Mysterious bomber is planting explosive devices in Seattle. Since their quality takes too big a toll among Seattle Police bomb experts, John Pierce, former head of the Bomb Squad, ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Christian
Stars: Sam Elliott, Charles Martin Smith, Kelly Benson
The Blue Lightning (TV Movie 1986)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A private eye (Sam Elliott) battles a criminal (Robert Culp) in the Australian outback for the possession of a priceless opal in this all-out action flick.

Director: Lee Philips
Stars: Sam Elliott, Rebecca Gilling, John Meillon
Thriller | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.

Director: Jack N. Green
Stars: Sam Elliott, Jamie Kennedy, Carlton Elizabeth
Cry of the Innocent (TV Movie 1980)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A Green Beret-veteran businessman investigates the plane crash in Ireland that killed his family.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy
Stars: Rod Taylor, Joanna Pettet, Nigel Davenport
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

John Preston is a British agent with the task of preventing the Russians detonating a nuclear explosion next to an American base in the UK. The Russians are hoping this will shatter the 'special relationship' between the two countries.

Director: John Mackenzie
Stars: Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Ned Beatty
Death Has a Bad Reputation (TV Movie 1990)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A British agent is chasing after famous terrorist Carlos when he resurfaces in Europe.

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Stars: Tony Lo Bianco, Pamela Villoresi, Elizabeth Hurley
Dog Watch (Video 1997)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A San Francisco detective (Elliott) goes wild when he discovers his partner dead and the presumed culprit standing over him. After beating the man to death, he comes to his senses and ... See full summary »

Director: John Langley
Stars: Sam Elliott, Esai Morales, Paul Sorvino
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Behruz Afkhami
Stars: Ali Dehkordi, Atila Pesiani, Abdolreza Akbari
The Price of the Bride (TV Movie 1990)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After a KGB agent defects to the US, the CIA has the job of not only taking from him his dowry of information (ie. the price of the bride), but also making sure he isn't a 'plant' to ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg
Stars: Mike Farrell, Peter Egan, Robert Foxworth
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Calvin Dexter
...
Frank McBride
...
Paul Devereaux
...
Stephen Edmonds
...
Zoran Zilic
Jamie Bartlett ...
Van Rensburg
...
Curtis
Jacqueline Chan ...
Madame Huong (as Jacqui Chan)
...
Fleming
...
Washington Lee
Steven Pillemer ...
Rickie Edmonds
Justin Shaw ...
Milan Radjek
...
Moran
Garth Breytenbach ...
Lawyer
Morne Visser ...
Arms Dealer
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

No peace without justice...

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 April 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A bosszúálló  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Cal Dexter: I haven't given up my faith in the law, it's justice I'm having some doubts about.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
well made spy thriller
24 April 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is when you boil it down, a story about conscience. Conscience being pulled this way and that by the conflicting poles of revenge and justice. If you like Sam Elliott's work and I do, you will very much enjoy this spy story. The story is not overwhelmingly original but the way the steps unfold, I stayed intrigued by it all the way. The assembly of details and camera style and the music all very high quality choices. "Cal Dexter" has more complexity than many similar characters of this genre. Timothy Hutton does a lot with little dialog. Lucy Russell was attention grabbing in a small part. I look forward to seeing more of her work. I liked the settings (South Africa in particular) and the overall visual style.


3 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Avenger?? kindeyes
horrible movie inapmor
Namibia!?! Taragompie
This TNT Project Kara-16
Completely pathetic film out of a great book jorgemtrevino
Sam is the Man! fnj2002
Discuss Avenger (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?