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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)

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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Seagal ... Casey Ryback
Eric Bogosian ... Travis Dane
Everett McGill ... Marcus Penn
Katherine Heigl ... Sarah Ryback
Morris Chestnut ... Bobby Zachs
Peter Greene ... Mercenary #1
Patrick Kilpatrick ... Mercenary #2
Scott Sowers Scott Sowers ... Mercenary #3
Afifi Alaouie Afifi Alaouie ... Female Mercenary (as Afifi)
Andy Romano ... Admiral Bates
Brenda Bakke ... Captain Linda Gilder
Sandra Taylor ... Kelly, Barmaid
Jonathan Banks ... Scotty, Mercenary
David Gianopoulos ... Captain David Trilling
Royce D. Applegate ... Ryback's Cook
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Storyline

Seal Team Commander Casey Ryback has retired from the Navy since the conclusion of the events in the first movie, and is now a chef at the Mile High Cafe in Denver, Colorado. Ryback is taking his niece Sarah Ryback on vacation, to reconnect and commiserate with her after the death of her parents. They board a train traveling westbound through the Rocky Mountains from Denver to LA. With the help of gun-for-hire Marcus Penn a couple dozen of his mercenaries, ex-CIA brain (and mentally unstable) Travis Dane commandeers the train, takes the passengers and crew hostage, and sets up a mobile control center. He hacks into the CIA database and gains control of a Top-Secret defence satellite he designed during his Agency days that has just been deployed. Funded by various foreign interests, he stands to make 1 billion dollars for using the space weapon to blow up the Eastern seaboard by targeting a nuclear reactor housed beneath the Pentagon. Dane taunts the Joint Chiefs in the Pentagon ... Written by Angus Brewer

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Taglines:

Last time he rocked the boat. This time the sky's the limit. See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Under Siege 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Eagle Rock Mine, Colorado, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$50,024,083

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$104,324,083
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (16-rated)

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to Casey Ryback's driver's licence he was born on August 6th 1955 (making him 39 years old at the time of the movie's release), he lives at the fictional address of 145 N. Mountain View in Denver, Colorado, and is 6'5'' with brown eyes, black hair, weighing in at 220 lbs. His licence has an expiry date of December 13th 1997. See more »

Goofs

In the ATAC control room before the two captains enter their passwords to gain control of the satellite, the screen with the asterixed-out passwords which appears after the transfer is completed is visible. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gen. Cooper: Tom, thanks for coming.
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Alternate Versions

German retail video and TV version were cut for violence to avoid a "Not under 18" rating. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

AFTER THE TRAIN HAS GONE
Written and Produced by Steven Seagal and Todd Smallwood
Performed by Gregg Allman, Abraham McDonald, Todd Smallwood, Pepper Mashay (as Jean McClain) and Steven Seagal
Gregg Allman appears courtesy of 550 Music
Background vocals by Erica Bell and Tory Baker from the Hamilton High Gospel Choir - Fred Martin,
choir master
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One of the Best of the Worst!
10 February 2004 | by Matthew_DiamondSee all my reviews

This movie is so bad, I actually enjoy watching it. Did the producers think that they could improve on the original Under Siege? This movie should have NEVER been made, like many sequels, but the attempt at recreating exactly the same plot, exactly the same motives, exactly the same supporting protagonists is revolting--how much can a movie lover take? Hijacking a train? What? At one point, our hero takes a high-powered rifle bullet and keeps on going as if nothing ever happened. I don't care if it's the movies or not, that shot would have taken his whole shoulder off. Okay, I couldn't take it any more. Cable stations seem to play this sad picture anytime they can't find anything else to fill the spot. The only other movie that bit this bad was "Highlander 2: The Quickening." Why can't some movie producers simply rest on their laurels and accept a one-hit wonder like the first Under Siege?


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