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S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)

A SWAT compound comes under fire from an international terrorist who relentlessly and violently pursues a mystery man who was apprehended by Seattle SWAT after a raid went horribly wrong.

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A SWAT compound comes under fire from an international terrorist who relentlessly and violently pursues a mystery man who was apprehended by Seattle SWAT after a raid went horribly wrong.

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Rated R for violence and language throughout | See all certifications »
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1 August 2017 (USA)  »

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Don't S.W.E.A.T. it
18 August 2017 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure if this is supposed to be the third "S.W.A.T" film, it's unrelated and even worse than the previous ones.

Because of it's limited budget almost the entire story takes place in one building and is basically a rip-off from "Assault On Precinct 13".

The cast is wooden and unbelievable and only one actor is worth mentioning (and the only familiar face) Michael Jai White. He once fought Van Damme (Universal Soldier: The Return) and Seagal (Exit Wounds) and is a real Martial Arts actor (also see Undisputed II for that). So that was over 10 years ago but he still looks great (certainly compared to Seagal..) Because of that fact we have a couple of decent (not great) fight scenes but the rest of the cast completely lacks acting- and fighting skills.

The shooting is bad, so is the godawful CGI blood. Many ridiculous moments in the story:

  • The Commander of the team gets knocked out easily a couple of times
by the bad guys (a S.W.A.T. Commander that is..).

  • A S.W.A.T. team filled with 'tough' women ?


  • When a MiniGun is fired from a van, it kills 2 people but there isn't
a single bullet hole in the building right behind them.. I'm not kidding here. In real life it should have leveled the entire building but than again, that's were the entire movie takes place so a no-no for the writers.

"S.W.A.T." (2003) was, despite a good cast, a disappointing PG-13 film but compared to this it's Oscar material.


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