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Double Team (1997)

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An international spy teams up with an arms dealer to escape from a penal colony and rescue his family from a terrorist.

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Yaz
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Valéria Cavalli ...
Dr. Maria Trifioli
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Brandon
Joëlle Devaux-Vullion ...
Stavros' Girlfriend
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Kofi
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Grant Russell ...
Carney
William Dunn ...
Roger
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Rob Diem ...
Dieter Staal
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Storyline

Counter-terrorist Jack Quinn misses his target, Stavros, on the eve of his final mission. From there, he is sent to "The Colony", a rebirth for presumed-dead assassins. He breaks free from there, and seeks the aid of Yaz, a weapons dealer, for his final battle with Stavros. Written by Orlandus Brown Jr.

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Rated R for some nudity and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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4 April 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,034,914, 6 April 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,438,337, 6 July 1997

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,700,000
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2.35 : 1
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Mickey Rourke underwent a serious martial arts regime to obtain the physical appearance in the film, and to prepare for his fight scenes with Jean-Claude Van Damme. See more »

Goofs

Jack asks "Who his Dead-Eye?", slides a case with a precision rifle to the woman, and asks if she can shoot a target at 200 yards with it. She starts assembling the rifle and says "with this I can shoot the dick off a hummingbird". Like most birds, hummingbirds don't have a penis, they have a cloaca. See more »

Quotes

Yaz: What's wrong with my clothes?
Jack Quinn: You look like a carrot with earrings.
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References Desperado (1995) See more »

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Margherita
Written by R. Gamberini and L. Pavignani
Performed by Leareo Gianferrari
Courtesy of Butterfly Music SRL, Milano (Italy)
By Arrangement with Qualiton Imports, Ltd.
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Art in its highest form
22 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

I just love bad movies. Now many don't make the cut because they simply don't suck to the magnitude needed to make them a "bad classic". This film, however, rockets past others and makes no attempt to disguise its crap-value by including a good actor, plot twist, or a clever bit of dialogue. No, this movie fails (succeeds?) in all categories. I went to the premiere a couple of years back, and still regret that fateful day. Only one other film has traumatized me to that extent (I payed full admission for Congo on the premiere...). Sometimes, no amount of comments will prepare you for a true impact of a film. Schindler's List, Kids, Saving Private Ryan, and... Double Team. See this movie, you will never be the same again.


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