4.6/10
195
8 user

On Dangerous Ground (1996)

When they learn of a secret covenant on the status of Hong Kong signed by Mao in 1944, Chinese factions, the British government, Hong Kong businessmen, AND the Mafia all try to be the first... See full summary »

Director:

(as Lawrence Gordon-Clark)

Writers:

(novel),
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Midnight Man (TV Movie 1997)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Stars: Rob Lowe, Kenneth Cranham, Deborah Moore
Windsor Protocol (TV Movie 1997)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Based on the novels by Jack Higgins, Kyle MacLachlan stars as maverick British agent Sean Dillon to uncover a plot to take over the presidency of the United States.

Director: George Mihalka
Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Macha Grenon, Chris Wiggins
Thunder Point (TV Movie 1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

50 Years after World War II Hitler's deadly 'The Windsor Protocol' turns up. This document shouldn't be in wrong hands, so the British call upon a smart criminal to retain it.

Director: George Mihalka
Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Pascale Bussières, Chris Wiggins
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Ida Lupino
Stars: Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan, Ward Bond
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Brilliant renegade hacker Mike Cleary and his crack team have finally debugged Guardian, his software program designed to block government cyber snooping. It's going to make them all rich. ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Heap
Stars: Rob Lowe, Sofia Shinas, James Kidnie
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Ersgard
Stars: Rob Lowe, Jim Belushi, Dean Stockwell
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Two soldiers form a lasting bond during training to be Navy Seals but soon grow apart as they are sent off to fight in Desert Storm.

Director: Shimon Dotan
Stars: Rob Lowe, Gale Hansen, Tracy Griffith
First Degree (Video 1995)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A police detective's personal involvement with a beautiful widow takes a professional turn when she is accused of murdering her husband.

Director: Jeff Woolnough
Stars: Rob Lowe, Leslie Hope, Tom McCamus
If the Shoe Fits (TV Movie 1990)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A modern Cinderella in Paris: While the plain Kelly Carter jobs as a gadrobiere for the famous fashion designer Francesco, she dreams of designing shoes for him. However she can't win his ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg
Stars: Rob Lowe, Jennifer Grey, Élisabeth Vitali
Outrage (TV Movie 1998)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Tom Casey reports to the police some youngsters stealing from cars. He becomes the target of the 3 teenagers, who start to terrorise him and his family.

Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
Stars: Rob Lowe, Jennifer Grey, Kathryn Harrold
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A car ferry carrying a valuable artifact is sunk by a group of international thieves.

Director: Jean Pellerin
Stars: Rob Lowe, Larisa Miller, Craig Wasson
Confessional (TV Series 1989)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A secretive terrorist commits crimes to disrupt the peace process between the Irish and the Brits. Both sides want him dead. When he decides to assassinate the pope and blame it on the UK, only a musician with a secret past can stop him.

Stars: Keith Carradine, Simon Chandler, Robert Lang
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sean Dillon
... Brig. Charles Ferguson
... Hannah Bernstein
... Carl Morgan
... Asta
Daphne Cheung ... Su Yin
... Don Giovanni
Yvonne Antrobus ... Lady Kate
Richard Rees ... Yuan Tao
Sam Mancuso ... Marco
... Murdoch
Gilbert Martin ... Angus
Adrian Cairns ... Prof. Bellamy
Antony Zaki
Richard Orr ... Michael Ahern
Edit

Storyline

When they learn of a secret covenant on the status of Hong Kong signed by Mao in 1944, Chinese factions, the British government, Hong Kong businessmen, AND the Mafia all try to be the first to take hold of it. Tough man Sean Dillon, pressured by Brigadier Ferguson into working for the British, does it his own way. But we see a new twinkle in his eye when he looks at sweet Su Yin... And can it be that pretty Inspector Hanna Bernstein is beginning to grow fond of Sean? Written by Horacio Abeledo <horabe@mail.retina.ar>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

13 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jack Higgins' on Dangerous Ground  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Last film of Peter Gilmore. See more »

Goofs

Just before Dillon enters the water to go diving in the loch, his snorkel is on the right side of his head (the wrong side), however in the underwater scenes the snorkel is on his left side (the correct side), and when he resurfaces it is back on his right side. See more »

Connections

Followed by Windsor Protocol (1997) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
International intrigue
26 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

I tend to rate movies twice: once for technical merit and once for how much I enjoyed it. I gave On Dangerous Ground a high enjoyment rating ( I definitely enjoyed it.) but a low technical merit rating. (Some of the acting was weak and the story line was a bit difficult to track.) but I liked it!!


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial