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Sudden Death (1995)

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A former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals.

Director:

Peter Hyams

Writers:

Karen Elise Baldwin (story) (as Karen Baldwin), Gene Quintano (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Darren McCord
Powers Boothe ... Joshua Foss
Raymond J. Barry ... Vice President
Whittni Wright ... Emily McCord
Ross Malinger ... Tyler McCord
Dorian Harewood ... Hallmark
Kate McNeil ... Kathi
Michael Gaston ... Hickey
Audra Lindley ... Mrs. Ferrara
Brian Delate ... Blair
Steve Aronson Steve Aronson ... Dooley
Michael R. Aubele Michael R. Aubele ... Ace (as Michael Aubele)
Karen Elise Baldwin ... TV Director (as Karen Baldwin)
Jennifer D. Bowser Jennifer D. Bowser ... Joan
Pat Brisson Pat Brisson ... Player #2
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Storyline

Some terrorists kidnap the Vice President of the United States and threaten to blow up the entire stadium during the final game of the NHL Stanley Cup. There is only one way and one man to stop them... Written by Volker Boehm

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Taglines:

Some games you can't afford to lose. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a substantial amount of strong violence, and for language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Muerte súbita See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,782,445, 25 December 1995

Gross USA:

$20,350,171

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,350,171
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DTS | DTS-Stereo | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Reunites the duo Jean-Claude Van Damme and Peter Hyams after their partnership in Timecop (1994). See more »

Goofs

During several close-up scenes of the action on the ice, you can see that the stands are empty, or at least virtually empty. See more »

Quotes

Secret Service Agent: [a hostage is having some kind of seizure] Please. He needs a doctor.
Joshua Foss: [walks over and shoots the ailing hostage] Not anymore.
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Rock And Roll, Part II
Written by Gary Glitter, Mike Leander
Performed by Gary Glitter
Courtesy of Laurence Myers Limited
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Great movie
8 March 2002 | by Lando_HassSee all my reviews

Sudden Death is a well made movie,it has great action sequences,pretty good acting and a very high level of entertainment.The movie starts out really well,and ends really well.Van Damme gives a great action performance,and his co-stars do as well.Great action sequences,and a high level of entertainment makes Sudden Death a must see.


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