Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted... See full summary »
James Earl Jones
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.
Set 18 months where Season 6 of '24' left off, former government agent Jack Bauer is in a self-imposed exile in the fictitious African country of Sangala where he hopes to escape from a U.S. investigation of him for his past methods, and to run from his past. Bauer works at a mission school for orphaned children run by his friend Carl Benton. The country is at the mercy of a rogue warlord general named Juma who is plotting a coup to overthrow the government and his right-hand man Colonel Dubaku, is abducting orphan boys and forcibly recruiting them into Juma's army. Bauer and Benton must work together to save the dozen or so boys and try to get them out of the country before Juma takes over. Meanwhile in Washington D.C., it is Inauguration Day where the outgoing President Noah Daniels is handing over the presidency to the first female president Allison Taylor (Cherry Jones). Hearing about the coup, Daniels wants to evacuate the country before it falls to the rogue general, while ... Written by
Roger Taylor's line to his girlfriend Samantha ("You know I enjoy watching you get dressed almost as much as watching you get undressed") is the same thing German agent Theo Stoller said to Collette Stenger in Season Five. See more »
Two marines are shown taking down the American flag before being evacuated. However, when the last helicopter is leaving, the flag is seen flying at the embassy. See more »
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Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) is hiding out in Africa, trying to re-find his spiritual self after becoming disillusioned. However, he becomes involved in the plight of some children who are about to be forced to join guerrilla armies.
After watching the first series of 24, it failed to impress me that much and I never really became a fan. But this feature length episode caught my eye when it was advertised on TV, and when I saw it was possible to rent a copy, I gave it a try. In honesty, it was just what I was expecting and nothing more, a distracting, passable piece driven a bit more by human drama than the 'real time' factor. Sutherland is as bland as the material, and Robert Carlyle tries to add something in his supporting role as an impassioned aid worker. 'Candyman' Tony Todd also adds air as the villain, but this remains a standard, unremarkable piece that is best for when you just want to veg out and relax. ***
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