Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.
The gruesome murder of a Brooklyn Detective will turn the case into a personal vendetta when the deceased's best friend and fellow officer will unleash an all-out attack against a psychotic Mafia enforcer's brutal gang.
The battleship Missouri is about to be decomissioned. Casey Ryback is Captain Adam's personal cook. And Ryback is always butting heads with the ship's XO Commander Krill but the Captain always intercedes. One day, after the President visits the Missouri, which is also the Captain's birthday, the Captain learns that a helicopter has been cleared to land on the ship by Commander Krill, which he was not informed of. When questioned Krill tells the Captain that it's a surprise for his birthday, the Captain then allows it. Later after another one of their scuffles, Krill has Ryback locked in the freezer. During the party, the rock band reveals themselves to be mercenaries, led by William Stranix, a CIA operative, who is in league with Krill to unload all of the ship's nuclear warheads. They lock up all of the crew and make preparations to remove the warheads. And Krill remembers Ryback, Stranix sends two of his men to take care of Ryback, only thing is that Ryback took care of them. Upon ...Written by
Shortly after the Missouri is taken, an F/A-18 approaches the ship. There is audio of radio communications in the background. The audio is real radio chatter from two F-14s, which intercepted and shot down two Libyan Mig-23s. The incident occurred on January 4, 1989. See more »
The XO orders the Nuclear Weapons Officer to suspend security patrols while nuclear weapons were onboard. COMNAVSURFPAC regulations in force at the time of the movie did not permit this. Regardless of the XO's wishes the Nuclear Weapons Officer would have been required to raise the issue with the captain immediately. See more »
[during the party]
Hey, where's the Chief!
XO locked him in the kitchen freezer until the party's over.
Well, it's thirty below in there! He'll freeze to death!
He'll be fine, he's got a guard!
[mimicking the other's dumb tone]
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At the close of the credits: USS Missouri BB63 was decommissioned March 31, 1992 and is now moored at Bremerton Naval Yard, awaiting her next call to service. See more »
German retail VHS and DVD were cut for violence to secure a "Not under 16" rating. Cuts include the man shoved on the bandsaw and the eye gouging in the final fight. This version was also broadcast on TV. Only in 2002 the uncut version was released on DVD (with a "Not under 18" rating). See more »