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Operation Delta Force (1997)

A team of military experts and scientists go after a terrorist group that has seized a deadly virus and is threatening to release it.

Director:

Sam Firstenberg

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Danny Lerner (story), Trevor Short (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ernie Hudson ... Major Tipton
Jeff Fahey ... Captain Lang
Rob Stewart ... Sparks
Frank Zagarino ... McKinney
Joe Lara Joe Lara ... Johan Nash
Todd Jensen ... Hutch
Natasha Sutherland Natasha Sutherland ... Lt. Marie Junger
Gideon Emery ... Bowers
Tshepo Nzimande Tshepo Nzimande ... Dibiase
Hal Holbrook ... Admiral Henshaw
Jacques Gombault Jacques Gombault ... Piet
Frantz Dobrowsky Frantz Dobrowsky ... Dr. Wendell Brenner (as Franz Dobrowsky)
Chris Buchanan Chris Buchanan ... Kalla
Hal Orlandini Hal Orlandini ... Rooney
Paul Ditchfield Paul Ditchfield ... Dr. Wells
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Storyline

Thanks to a treacherous employee, South African white supremacists storm a UN facility specializing in germ warfare and treatment. They reward their traitor by disposing of him along with everyone else inside bar one. Major Tipton who just arrived to pick up vials of a newly discovered lethal strain of Ebola virus along with its cure...not only manages to evade their strike but kills one or two members of the hit squad before destroying their chopper and pilots along with it. Undaunted by this setback the surviving extremists set out to hijack a train back to their base...now in possession of the very same virus together with its antidote Tipton was meant to collect. Delta Force operatives, led by Captain Lang are dispatched to retrieve the vials along with South African military officer Lt. Marie Jonker, an expert on African right-wing groups like the one they are now after. Depite his needed skills in diseases Tipton is far from welcomed into aiding the team in its pursuit due to ... Written by ????

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive combat violence and some language | See all certifications »
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Language:

English | Afrikaans

Release Date:

3 January 1998 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Opération Delta Force See more »

Filming Locations:

Johannesburg, South Africa See more »

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Dolby | Dolby SR

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Just before the terrorist's train contacts the empty blocking train on the bridge in it's attempt to push it back, the blocking train puts power to the wheels and begins backing up, although it isn't supposed to have anyone in it. Steam is clearly visible escaping from the drive system under the locomotive. See more »

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Nash: Marie is still better than this gorilla... huh... KAFIR
Tipton: FUCK YOU
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A good action/adventure movie at a time when softer films flourished
17 March 1999 | by skylance-2See all my reviews

While the title leads one to believe that this is another sequel in the Delta Force movies started with Norris/Marvin, it is far from the truth. This film has strong performances from the Delta Force members, and extra depth is added with Ernie Hudson and Natasha Sutherland. Operation Delta Force not only has fast-paced action, but also touches on human interaction. Biological warfare, aparteid, ethnocentrism, and bureaucratic standards are shown throughout the movie. Unlike a total shoot-em-up film, depth of character is added, concern for others shown. Despite the nature of its release and popularity, I thought this to be a much better movie than many released at its time.


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