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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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Rod Hardy

Writer:

David S. Goyer (as David Goyer)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Hasselhoff ... Colonel Nick Fury
Lisa Rinna ... Contessa Valentina 'Val' de Allegro Fontaine
Sandra Hess ... Andrea Von Strucker / Viper
Neil Roberts ... Alexander Goodwin Pierce
Garry Chalk ... Timothy Dugan
Tracy Waterhouse ... Kate Neville
Tom McBeath ... Director General Jack Pincer
Ron Canada ... Gabriel Jones
Bill Croft ... Garotte
Roger Cross ... Shield Agent #1 (as Roger R. Cross)
Peter Haworth Peter Haworth ... Dr. Arnim Zola
Scott Heindl ... Werner Von Strucker
Adrian G. Griffiths Adrian G. Griffiths ... Quartermain (as Adrian Hughes)
Campbell Lane ... Baron Von Strucker
Mina E. Mina 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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Action | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Alexander Pierce is a Shield agent who helps (Hasselhoff's) Nick Fury in this movie. The same character what appear in Captain America Winter Soldier (2014) played by Robert Redford. See more »

Quotes

Andrea Von Strucker: Pleasant dreams, Fury, I told you revenge was mine and now Zola will be too.
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Featured in Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (2014) See more »

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What do you expect? It aired on FOX
5 May 2008 | by clh-1See 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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