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.
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.
This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Don Michael Paul
Forrest Taft (Steven Seagal) is an environmental Agent who works for the Aegis Oil Company in Alaska. Aegis Oil's corrupt C.E.O., Michael Jennings (Sir Michael Caine), is the kind of person who doesn't care whether or not oil spills into the ocean or onto the land, just as long as it's making money for him. He even makes commercials that make him look like he cares about the environment. Jennings is almost finished with building his new state-of-the art oil rig: AEGIS-1. The problem is that if he doesn't finish building the rig in thirteen days, the land rights will be returned to the Eskimos and the Alaskan Government. When Jennings finds out that Taft's best friend Hugh Palmer (Richard Hamilton) has a computer disk that contains information about defective equipment on AEGIS-1, he sends out his goons to murder Palmer. When Taft tries to interfere, Jennings tries to kill Taft. But an Eskimo woman named Masu (Joan Chen), who introduces Taft to her father Silook (Chief Irvin Brink), ...Written by
The ideas for titles of this movie were "Rainbow Warrior" and "Spirit Warrior". See more »
After Taft runs MacGruder into the helicopter's tail rotor, Liles drives by and sees the body, which doesn't appear to have suffered a grave head injury. MacGruder is lying on his stomach with his hands over his head and no blood visible. See more »
[Forrest has challenged Big Mike to a hand-slap game]
OK. I'll play your game, if you play *my* game.
I'll play your game afterwards if I'm still standing. 'Cause I might not be. 'Cause you're a tough guy, you're a man, and you've got big balls.
Here we go, Mr. Big Balls.
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The first half of the end credits run over images of Alaska and its various wildlife, until we see Forrest Taft & Masu in a canoe, with Taft pointing out to Masu, a crow in front of them circling over the water (supposedly meant to be Silook in another form) See more »
German TV and Retail-Video/DVD Versions are cut to reduce violence. The uncut Version is available on Rental-Video and DVD. See more »
Loaded with thrills, chills, and kills, On Deadly Ground is an action fan's dream!
After I had completed my reading of the book, "Steven Seagal, the man, the myth, the legend", I had become interested in his work outside of the laboratory, back when he was paying his way through M.I.T. by appearing in the occasional action film. And what an introduction it was. On Deadly Ground is pulse-pounding, senses-shattering, tear-jerking masterpiece of the action genre, with ample amounts of social commentary and slapstick comedy added to make this a celluloid gumbo of extreme potency. Although this was originally an off-broadway show, Steven Seagal's deft hand carefully eliminted what didn't work, and added several original musical numbers to give this film his distinct signature. It works on several levels, as a showcase for Seagal's undeniable breakdancing skills, a message film, bringing the plight of our eskimo brethren into our own living rooms, and as an edge of your seat thriller, with a penguin stampede that will have you quaking in your seat. A top-notch entry in the Seagal canon, and a truly amazing directorial debut from the man who bent the atom to his will.
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