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Skyscraper (1996)

A helicopter charter soon turns deadly when the female pilot finds that she is on a building held by terrorists. It is up to her and her husband to save the hostages.

Director:

Raymond Martino

Writers:

William Applegate Jr. (screenplay), Joseph John Barmettler (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Nicole Smith ... Carrie Wink
Richard Steinmetz ... Gordon Wink
Branimir Cikatiæ Branimir Cikatiæ ... Zarkov (as Branko Cikatic)
Calvin Levels ... Nakim
Jonathan Fuller ... Jacques
Lee de Broux ... Captain Wood
Deirdre Imershein Deirdre Imershein ... Natasha
Charles M. Huber Charles M. Huber ... Fairfax (as Charles Huber)
Deron McBee Deron McBee ... Leidermeier
Vincent DePalma ... Johnny Hill
Alan Brooks Alan Brooks ... Booker
Gary Imhoff ... Dudley
Bob McCracken ... Williams
Eugene Robert Glazer ... Cranston
Seth Isler Seth Isler ... Clancy
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A helicopter charter soon turns deadly when the female pilot finds that she is on a building held by terrorists. It is up to her and her husband to save the hostages.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Eighty-Six Floors Of Action-Packed Terror!

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong action violence, sex scenes and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1996 (USA) See more »

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PM Entertainment Group See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Goofs

Carrie has white underwear on at the beginning when arguing with her husband, until caught by the baddie who strips her, with what appears to be intent to rape, revealing dark underwear. See more »

Quotes

Carrie Wisk: One Rocket Charlie, I'm leading your hairspace!
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Alternate Versions

The UK video was cut by 56 secs with edits to shots of Carrie's breasts being caressed during a rape scene and of her stabbing the attacker's leg with a paper knife. See more »

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References The Dudley Do-Right Show (1969) See more »

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All the Time
Written by Jim Halfpenny
Performed by Victoria Levy
Published by Strong Domino Music (BMI)
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Die Hard meets Barb Wire
11 July 1999 | by Henrik-17See all my reviews

Imagine that you put Barb Wire in a skyscraper, after the Die Hard model, add incredibly stupid dialog, and some free swinging 48" (or however big Anna Nicole Smith's mammaries are) appendages. Then you have more or less this movie.

If you are a man, the only thing that will hold your attention are the scenes where Anna Nicole Smith shows off her transplants.

You might want to watch the film if you are masochistic or have nothing better to do (like watching paint dry?).

The plot is: Tall high rise is taken over by terrorists, this building have a brand new state of the art electronic security system, that allows you to monitor and control the building from 1 central location.

The bad guys claim to be a international terrorist group in order to avoid detection of their real motive. However there is a fly in the ointment in that there are - in this case - two good guys loose in the building trying to spoke their plans.

The action consists of crawling through air vents, setting fires in order to call the fire department, picking off the terrorists one by one, ending in a fight where the leader gets thrown off the roof, to crash to his death 86 floors below. Other terrorists are also thrown out the windows to land on police cars......

Sound familiar ??????

The primary good guy is Anna Nicole Smith, proudly showing off her mammary development (transplant???) at various times, probably to keep the attention of the the few guys watching the movie.

Please do yourself a favor - don't see this movie if you have any choice.


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