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Shadowchaser (1992)

R | | Action, Sci-Fi | Video 2 July 1992
Terrorists with an indestructible robot take over a high-rise hospital in order to kidnap the president's daughter.

Director:

John Eyres

Writer:

Stephen Lister (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Kove ... Desilva
Meg Foster ... Sarah
Frank Zagarino ... Romulus
Paul Koslo ... Trevanian
Joss Ackland ... Kinderman
Ricco Ross ... Jackson
Raymond Evans Raymond Evans ... Whiteside
Robert Freeman Robert Freeman ... Blackwood
Kim Huffman ... Naomi
Andrew Lamond ... Franco
John Chancer John Chancer ... Zanuchi
Robert Jezek ... Leone
Angie Hill ... Jonah (as Angie Hill-Richmond)
John Pasternak John Pasternak ... King (as John Pasternack)
John Guerrasio John Guerrasio ... Blake
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Storyline

Set in the future, a group of terrorists with an android leader storm a hospital when the President's daughter is inside, taking her hostage. To find a way of freeing her, the police decide to consult the architect who designed the building, but he's currently in jail for some crime, and the punishment of the future is to be frozen solid for one's sentence. The cops accidentally thaw out the wrong guy, a football player who decides to keep the mistake a secret and help the police in exchange for his freedom. Will he be able to defeat the terrorists and rescue the hostages, despite not knowing the first thing about architecture? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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The man he's up against isn't even human See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for action violence | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Project: Shadowchaser See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Shot at Pinewood Studios, most of the set was used from Alien³ (1992). See more »

Quotes

Romulus: [Throwing someone out of a high rise window] It's going to start raining hostages
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Connections

Followed by Project Shadowchaser II (1994) See more »

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"Android yes. Psycho no."
2 February 2014 | by utgard14See all my reviews

This movie is so much fun. A straight-to-video action movie that borrows plot elements from other films but adds charms all its own. You can criticize the script for not being terribly original but it's filled with memorable lines delivered with gusto by a good cast. The plot is brilliant so prepare yourself. A group of terrorists, headed by a Lundgrenesque android named Romulus, take over a hospital. Among the hostages is the daughter of the President (played by 44 year-old Meg Foster). The FBI is helpless to do anything so they decide to unfreeze the architect of the building. You see, the architect committed a crime and in this world criminals are cryogenically frozen. Well, somehow they goof up and unfreeze the wrong guy. Instead of the architect they get former pro-football player Martin Kove! He plays along so he doesn't have to be frozen again. Basically, the rest of the film is Kove "yippee-ki-yay"-ing his way through the hospital to rescue the hostages and inevitably fight the android. Look, I think we all know this isn't The English Patient. It's not even Die Hard. But for fans of popcorn action movies, this is a real treat. It's a movie full of quotable dialogue, fun clichés, and mindless action. It's a damn good time if you can relax and enjoy movies that aren't meant to be art.


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