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Cover-Up (1991)

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A tough ex-U.S. Marine journalist battles against time to save the lives of thousands of innocent people after uncovering a complex terrorist plot.

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Manny Coto

Writer:

William Tannen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dolph Lundgren ... Mike Anderson
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Lou Jackson
Lisa Berkley Lisa Berkley ... Susan Clifford (as Lisa Berkely)
John Finn ... Jeff Cooper
Gil Kopel Gil Kopel ... MP #1
Howard Rypp Howard Rypp ... MP #2
Ofer Lehavi Ofer Lehavi ... MP #3
Zadok Zarum Zadok Zarum ... Arab Driver
Oren Neeman Oren Neeman ... Marine Guard
Bruce Daniel Diker Bruce Daniel Diker ... Soldier #1
Danny Friedman Danny Friedman ... Soldier #2
Barry Langford Barry Langford ... Man on Bus
Sharon Hacohen ... Passport Officer
Mati Seri ... Taxi Driver (as Matti Seri)
Jonathan Dominitz Jonathan Dominitz ... Marine Embassy Guard #1
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Storyline

Mike Anderson (Dolph Lundgren), a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that threatens the lives of thousands in the action thriller "Cover Up". Despatched to investigate a mysterious and fatal attack on an overseas US naval base, Anderson, a leading investigative journalist and ex-US marine, finds himself back on familiar ground. Instinct makes him question the official CIA explanation that cites an unknown terrorist group called Black October. Alone, and armed only with his combat training and determination to uncover the truth, he sets out to expose a complex and dangerous political web. Anderson quickly discovers he can trust no-one. Renewing a fiery affair with his ex-Iover Susan Clifford, now the US Embassy press attachee, he soon finds himself confronting an old adversary, CIA boss Lou Jackson. And when his former marine colleague Colonel John Cooper is murdered moments... Written by anonymous

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100,000 civilians. The most evil weapon known to man. Only he can keep them apart. See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, and for language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Israel

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1991 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Cover Up See more »

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Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Screenwriter William Tannen was to direct the film. Director Manny Coto got hired only one or two weeks before principal photography. See more »

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Featured in The Cinema Snob: Independence Day (1983) (2016) See more »

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Decent change of pace for Lundgren!
23 July 2004 | by supertom-3See all my reviews

This is a fairly well written and involving thriller. Unfortunately its good early work is slightly let down by either obvious or absurd twists in the final 15 minutes. Before the slightly disappointing ending the film moves along nicely, and the script is developing well, while there aren't too many B-movie cliches, such as the obligatory sex scene, between a recently widowed woman and the central character. This was Dolph Lundgrens first real move away from the action genre and he gives his first decent lead performance, he has more than 3 lines of dialogue as well, but he does fairly well. The film unfortunately looks very cheap but the direction from Manny Coto is functional and well paced, while the action scenes are good, including a trademark Vic Armstrong car chase. ***


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