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Freedom Strike (1998)

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When a peace treaty between America and Syria is thwarted, the renegade head of the Syrian army retaliates in a major way. He steals a nuclear weapon that only the Freedom Strike team can ... See full summary »

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Jerry P. Jacobs

Writer:

Tony Giglio (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Dudikoff ... Tom Dickson
Tone Loc ... Tyler Haynes
Felicity Waterman ... Maddie Reese
Jay Anthony Jay Anthony ... Col. Rama
Nicolas Coster ... Adm. Torrance
James Karen ... President Mitchell
Michael Fairman ... Gen. Porter
Frank Roman Frank Roman ... Casey Billups
Penny Peyser ... Linda
Ron Harper ... Norman
Sean Holland ... Gary
James Van Patten ... Tactical Action Officer
William Langlois William Langlois ... Capt. Mehl (as Bill Langlois Monroe)
John Putch ... Stanley Shaw
Nicholas Kadi ... Lt. Karbala (as Nameer El-Kadi)
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Storyline

When a peace treaty between America and Syria is thwarted, the renegade head of the Syrian army retaliates in a major way. He steals a nuclear weapon that only the Freedom Strike team can stop! Cue an action-packed race against time to save the world. Written by Anonymous

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Dead On Target

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Drama | Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1998 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Alas de fuego See more »

Filming Locations:

Compton, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Director Allan A. Goldstein left the project and was replaced by Jerry P. Jacobs. Goldstein's credits for directing, writing and co-producing the movie remained on the official cover and poster artwork. See more »

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Title Card: On June 3rd, 2001, the United Nations passed bill # 45-987932 approving the creation of an International Special Operation Strike Force Team to use at their disposal.
Title Card: Their purpose: infiltration of hostile environments for recovery of stolen and/or manufactured technical hardware, hostage situations and neutralization of enemy targets.
Title Card: Code name... FREEDOM STRIKE
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I'm sorry, I thought it was an actioner!
16 February 2001 | by fiona davidsonSee all my reviews

As a bit of a Michael Dudikoff fan I sat down to watch one of his good old-fashioned actioners - I'm still waiting.

The film is based around a group of US commandos trying to get rid of a bunch of Syrian terrorists who have taken over a nuclear reactor. Maddie Reese (Felicity Waterman) was an English member of the commando unit and of course she became romantically involved with Tom Dickson (Dudikoff). I must ask since when have the Brits had female SAS members - as far as I know if they are ever needed they are got from other sources. Even if they did I can pretty much guarantee they wouldn't be as wet as Maddie Reese. I would also think that Tom Dickson would be a little more responsible in his position - or have I lost the plot?! I know there is always the romantic angle in these films as it helps provide the feelgood factor, but does it have to be throughout, especially when there's more important things to be taken into consideration - like nuclear warfare!

The signing of the treaty on the US aircraft carrier intrigued me. The "sacred pen" as carried by one of the supposed TV news crew - are there were no security checks to find out who or what goes on board one of these ships, especially with the calibre of people that was on it. Mind you if there was, I suppose there would be no story.

I could go on, but when it got to "inner body bomb defusion" in order to safely remove a bullet I gave up on the action drama movie bit and enjoyed it for the comedy it actually was.

By the way, would a news reporter really say "Downtown Damascus"??


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