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The Chain (1996)

When unjustly imprisoned in a South American jail, a tough cop and a renegade arms dealer must set aside their differences to escape.

Director:

Luca Bercovici

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Luca Bercovici (screenplay), Luca Bercovici (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Luca Bercovici ... Shawn (clown)
Gary Busey ... Frank Morrisey
Dennis Caparas Dennis Caparas ... Sick Nomad Boy
Rez Cortez ... Colonel Cortez
Ace Cruz ... Soldier #1
David Elefant David Elefant ... Israeli Bodyguard
Daniel Figueroa Daniel Figueroa ... Soldier #2
Joonee Gamboa ... Chieftan
Bobby Greenwood Bobby Greenwood ... Embassy Secretary
Tony Halbert Tony Halbert ... Spook
Jun Jagunap Jun Jagunap ... Co-Pilot
Craig Judd Craig Judd ... Zalir
Krista Kendall Krista Kendall ... Bartender
Ken Metcalfe ... Lippe
Mazzoud Moghaddan Mazzoud Moghaddan ... Pilot
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When unjustly imprisoned in a South American jail, a tough cop and a renegade arms dealer must set aside their differences to escape.

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Bound together by hate

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1998 (Thailand) See more »

Also Known As:

A Corrente See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Gary Busey: The Movie
1 November 2007 | by martin-seckerSee all my reviews

Somewhere down the line, Gary Busey turned from fantastic character actor starring in the likes of Big Wednesday, Straight Time and The Buddy Holly Story to playing wide-eyed bloated villains (Under Siege, Drop Zone) or D-List Action Leads (Bulletproof, Act Of Piracy). This movie falls into the latter category - The Chain is made by and for the Friday post-pub brigade, the acting is good, the action is ordinary and the storyline is unoriginal. Yet, it still entertains. Like Busey, the movie has an edgy charm, it would take a person with a heart of stone to not find Busey amusing. In short, 3 of four stars I've awarded this movie are for Busey, a single star for everything else.


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