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Terror in Beverly Hills (1989)

The president's daughter is held for ransom in Beverly Hills by a group of middle eastern terrorists. Retired special forces agent and karate master, Hack Stone, is sent on a risky operation to get her back.

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... FBI Agent Mitchell
... Margaret (as Lysa Hayland)
Muneer Katchi ... Abbas (as Muneer Mansour)
Brian Leonard ... Tony Motta
Richard Marks ... Policemen
... Capt. Stills
... Beverly Hills Diva
... Behrouz's Bodyguard
... President
... Hack Stone
Ingrid Vold ... Jane Stone
... Abdul
Shahurad Vossughi ... Mohammed
Ron Waldron ... Derrick
Debbie Welter ... Nude Dancer
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The president's daughter is held for ransom in Beverly Hills by a group of middle eastern terrorists. Retired special forces agent and karate master, Hack Stone, is sent on a risky operation to get her back.

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When Derrick the police officer arrests the street hustler and throws him into the police car, the handcuffs are visibly not on both wrists. See more »

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Frenchie, Helicopter Pilot: [to Crystal, Police Dispatcher] Uh this is Chopper Fourteen. I think I've spotted the white limo out here uh by the old bean factory...
Crystal, Police Dispatcher: Ten-four Chopper Fourteen.
[dials Tony Motta, News Anchor]
Tony Motta, News Anchor: [picking up hotline phone on news set] Tony Motta. Yes, Crystal...
Crystal, Police Dispatcher: [to Tony] The terrorists have the President's daughter in the old bean factory off the 101.
Tony Motta, News Anchor: Yes! Fabulous! Fantastic! Thanks hon' the check's in the mail!
[quickly exits news set, stage left]
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All Time Best Worst Movie/"Cobra" Without A Budget
12 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

My hat goes off to John Myers, if I were wearing a hat. This movie manages to cram into about 90 minutes every cliché known to the action genre. Take a disillusioned serviceman who just wants to be left alone, a misunderstood Middle Eastern terrorist, and an unending supply of B-Grade actors, add in over $50 worth of special effects, and you have one hell of a movie. It can't get any better. When terrorists kidnap the president's daughter and kill her security detail of 3 Secret Service agents, naturally, only one man can save her. No need to call in the FBI Hostage Rescue Teams or military commandos, because one lone Special Forces soldier is called back on active duty by the Commandant Of The Marine Corps. (Why a Marine is giving orders to a separated Army member is never addressed.) With his trusty coil of blue rope and an M-16 with one magazine of bullets, Hack Stone (Frank Stallone) enters the terrorists lair of "the old bean factory". But the evil, Third World bad guys play dirty pool by kidnapping Hack's wife and son. Using stealth, ingenuity, and some form of martial arts no one has ever heard of, Hack sends the bad guys off to meet Allah, one by one. Will Hack, working alone in the bean factory save the presidents daughter? Will the Chief of Police, just days away from retirement, save Hack's family? And will the annoying newscaster who looks and sounds a hell of a lot like Jon Lovitz ever appear in another film? For the answers to these and other important questions, like what's with all the cans of Diet Pepsi, or when did the presidents daughter get a chance to change her underwear, you'll have to watch the film. Good luck finding it, I got my copy in a used video flea market for $5, and after 6 years of faithful service, it has spoken it's last cliché. It was produced by A.I.P.Home Video, which I believe does not have a web site (might be out of business). If you enjoy movies with minimal plot, zero originality, not very special effects,bad lighting and audio, and endless technical errors, this is your movie. This movie contains gratuitous female nudity, liberal use of the f*** word, and all around bad acting. Not recommended for children or people without felony convictions. I love this film! Mrs. Stallone must be proud. Two fine actors from one family. Watch out, Baldwin Brothers! UPDATE: AS of 2002 (or so) this "film" is now available on DVD. You can find it in the bargain bin of less reputable video stores, or get it on ebay (Postage is usually more than the purchase price). Just like the VHS version, audio and lighting are less than desirable. No cast or director comments. I would have loved to hear the back story on making this masterpiece.


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