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Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998)

Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought to TV. He is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War. The children of the former ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Colonel Nick Fury
... Contessa Valentina 'Val' de Allegro Fontaine
... Andrea Von Strucker / Viper
... Alexander Goodwin Pierce
... Timothy Dugan
... Kate Neville
... Director General Jack Pincer
... Gabriel Jones
... Garotte
... Shield Agent #1 (as Roger R. Cross)
Peter Haworth ... Dr. Arnim Zola
... Werner Von Strucker
Adrian G. Griffiths ... Quartermain (as Adrian Hughes)
... Baron Von Strucker
Mina E. Mina ... Cairo (as Mina Erian Mina)
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Marvel's hard-boiled hero is brought to TV. He is brought back to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War. The children of the former Hydra head, Baron Von Stucker, have taken charge of the terrorist organization. Under the lead of his vicious daughter, Viper, Hydra has seized a deadly virus and threatens the destruction of America. The covert agency SHIELD brings Fury out of retirement to fight the terrorists. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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26 May 1998 (USA)  »

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Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.  »

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Pierce mentions he trained at the S.H.I.E.L.D. Kirby Academy, a reference to comic book artist Jack Kirby. See more »

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Nick Fury: This is Hydra headquarters calling S.H.I.E.L.D. on the wave of the orca, is anybody listening?
Valentina de Allegro Fontaine: Nick! Thank God. I thought you were dead.
Nick Fury: [on viewscreen] I was. But now I'm better.
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Referenced in The West Wing: 20 Hours in L.A. (2000) See more »

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What do you expect? It aired on FOX
5 May 2008 | by See all my reviews

In the 1990's Marvel Comics was in something of a financial strain, and to help themselves out, they would lease the movie and television rights to their characters to whoever had cash on hand right at that moment (because $100 in your pocket is better than $10,000 in pledged money), this resulted in some tough times for the film adventures of the Marvel characters; Captain America and Punisher got direct to video adventures, the Fantastic Four film never saw the light of day, and Nick Fury and Generation X (X-Men spin off) were optioned for series by FOX. Neither one got past the pilot/TV movie stage. That said, of the pre-2000 Marvel film adaptations, Nick Fury is arguably among the best. One can never underestimate the power of the Hoff, and who could care about anything else? The plot, action, and special effects are above average for FOX TV movie, but it's not like they were out to get any Oscars or anything. Once could watch far worse, like Superman Returns.


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