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Doomsday Gun (1994)

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When a brilliant munitions engineer contracts to build a super-gun for Saddam Hussein in 1988, he attracts the attention of several intelligence agencies.

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Robert Young
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Langella ... Dr. Gerald Bull
Alan Arkin ... Col. Yossi
Kevin Spacey ... Jim Price
Michael Kitchen ... Chris Cowley
Francesca Annis ... Sophie
Aharon Ipalé ... Maurouf
Zia Mohyeddin ... Hashim
Tony Goldwyn ... Donald Duvall
James Fox ... Sir James Whittington
Rupert Graves ... Jones
Clive Owen ... Dov
Murray Melvin ... Shop Manager
Marianne Denicourt ... Monique
Alexandra Vandernoot ... Marie
Roger Hammond ... Mackler
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Storyline

Dr Gerald Bull was a genius at designing and building superguns. (Very large long range guns capable of shooting more than 100 Miles.) When a plan by the CIA to export restricted material using him was exposed, the CIA denied all knowledge and he went to jail. He was later released to help Saddam Hussein build a new supergun capable of firing over 500 miles. Israel, upon learning of the supergun, fears it would be used against themselves. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A szuperágyú See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgium See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Alan Arkin and Kevin Spacey previously appeared in Glengarry Glen Ross (1992). See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film, when Monique hands Gerry his loaf of bread, the reflection of two crew members can be seen in the car window. See more »

Quotes

Jim Price: What do you want me to say, Gerry? You were fucked! Up, down, and sideways!
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Music by Andy Clark
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Couldve been better
10 April 2001 | by goya-4See all my reviews

Frank Langella stars as Dr Gerald Bull who wishes to sell a giant "doomsday"gun to a non US friendly third world nation. Obviously this doesnt sit well with a few people.. An OK movie but Langella seems lost in the role, a bit miscast, and the story doesnt hold interest like it should 6 of 10


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