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Live Wire (1992)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Danny O'Neill
... Frank Traveres
... Mikhail Rashid
... Terry O'Neill
... Al-red
... James Garvey
... Shane Rogers
... Senator Thyme
... Ben
... Dr. Bernard
... Process Server
Selma Archerd ... Judge Blair
... Bailiff
... Senator Victor
... Thyme's Aide
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Danny O'Neill is a bomb disposal expert assigned to a case where terrorists have developed an "invisible" liquid explosive which is activated within the human body. The targets of the terrorists are U.S. Senators, one of which is having an affair with Danny's wife. Written by Rob Hartill

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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

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3 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Živa bomba  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Pierce Brosnan waxed his body hair for the film. See more »

Goofs

After Danny puts Al-Red (who is going through the effects of drinking the explosive water) into the wheelchair, he pushes him into one of the stands where he explodes shortly after. If you pay close attention to the shadows on the stands and the background buildings, you can tell that the shots were obviously filmed at different times of the day, but spliced together. See more »

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[when Danny asks Shane to get Madonna the robot away from him]
Danny: Shane, would you get this horny can o' tuna away from me please.
Shane: What can I say Dan? Madonna wants you. I'm not doing, Dan, I swear. I don't know why she reacts to you that way.
Danny: Well, you must not be treating her right. Why don't you pick up a can of WD-40 and go to town.
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Kinda cool
6 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

While I was channel surfing one uneventful Tuesday Evening, I came upon this Pierce Brosnan actioner. Since their was really nothing else on, I decided to give it a try. I was not disappionted. Brosnan plays Danny O'Neal, an easily aggrivated FBI Bomb Squad agent who is assigned to protect a sleazy Senator (Ron Silver). The Senator is being threatened by a group of revenge driven terrorists who have invented a liqued explosive that caused people to explode when ingested. I know, that sound kinda cheesy, but the movie pulls it off nicely. The character tension and the invigorating action sequences make this a cool film.


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