1 user

Pursuit (1991)

R | | Adventure , Action
A mercernary assembles a team to recover stolen bullion.


John H. Parr


Ronnie Isaacs (story), Paul S. Rowlston (screenplay)

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video


Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

This story is about a ne'er do well and his girlfriend search for a thief.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Stars: John Malkovich, Andie MacDowell, Lolita Davidovich
Rich Men, Single Women (TV Movie 1990)
Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Three women plot to catch wealthy husbands by throwing a party at a mansion to which they have temporary access. Obvious love stories follow involving an ex-ballplayer, a secretly wealthy ... See full summary »

Director: Elliot Silverstein
Stars: Suzanne Somers, Heather Locklear, Deborah Adair
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

One of the most important images of the Czech New Wave 60s, which was ranked among the top ten domestic films of all time. Feature debut screenwriter and director Ivan Passer is currently ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Passer
Stars: Zdenek Bezusek, Karel Blazek, Miroslav Cvrk
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1942, in an occupied Paris, the apolitical grocer Edmond Batignole lives with his wife and daughter in a small apartment in the building of his grocery. When his future son-in-law and ... See full summary »

Director: Gérard Jugnot
Stars: Jules Sitruk, Gérard Jugnot, Michèle Garcia
Weekend (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A hunting party of three in Transylvania. The carefree and rich people enjoying themselves. A shooting accident change the scene.

Director: Áron Mátyássy
Stars: Dorka Gryllus, Kornél Simon, Tamás Lengyel
Purgatory (TV Movie 1999)
Fantasy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An outlaw band rides into a town that is actually Purgatory, between Heaven and Hell.

Director: Uli Edel
Stars: Sam Shepard, Eric Roberts, Randy Quaid
Last Rites (1988)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster's wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister - Zena.

Director: Donald P. Bellisario
Stars: Tom Berenger, Daphne Zuniga, Chick Vennera
Under the Piano (TV Movie 1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An autistic child growing up in the 1940's and 50's with a mother who is bitter because her fear of success has denied to herself a possible career in opera. This anger translates into an ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Scaini
Stars: Amanda Plummer, Megan Follows, Teresa Stratas
Drama | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Pedro Lazaga
Stars: Sara Montiel, Craig Hill, Manuel Zarzo
Witness Protection (TV Movie 1999)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In Boston, when the mobster Bobby "Bats" Batton is attacked by a killer at home and escapes, he finds that he has fallen in disgrace with his boss since someone has falsely betrayed him ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pearce
Stars: Tom Sizemore, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Shawn Hatosy
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Midnight Oil: 1984 is the untold story of a year that would ultimately make - but nearly break - Australia's most important rock and roll band.

Director: Ray Argall
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Granier-Deferre
Stars: Lino Ventura, Patrick Dewaere, Victor Lanoux


Cast overview:
James Ryan James Ryan ... Jake Cody
Andre Jacobs ... Bob Matthews (as André Jacobs)
Kate Normington Kate Normington ... Samantha Jubosty
Robin Smith Robin Smith ... Crazy Ezra
Lucas Baloyi Lucas Baloyi ... David
Iain Winter-Smith Iain Winter-Smith ... Joe Doyle
David Butler David Butler ... Lucky Luke
David Mphuti David Mphuti ... Abu
Graham Weir Graham Weir ... Gen. Carlos Da Costa
Douglas Bristow Douglas Bristow ... Samuels
Leslie Mongezi Leslie Mongezi ... Kato
Ramolao Makhene Ramolao Makhene ... President Feliciano
Shalom Kenan Shalom Kenan ... Avi


A mercernary assembles a team to recover stolen bullion.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Adventure | Action


R | See all certifications »






Also Known As:

A követés See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kevron Entertainment See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs



See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Primitivist Action Sequences Unduly Softened By Absurd Dialogue.
13 June 2006 | by rsoonsaSee all my reviews

This South African produced movie includes plot patterns of a normally adequate type for inclusion in its action/adventure genre:small groups of battle hardened men stalking each other in a jungle setting that is quite forbidding upon its own terms, and here made more dire by the threatening presence of a tribe of cannibals to add a bit of grim terror into the mix. Jake Cody (James Ryan), an inactive mercenary, is cajoled into vocational reactivation by an escapade designed for him, intended for recovery of a large quantity of gold bullion stolen by another mercenary from the presidential palace of an underdeveloped imaginary African nation that intends to utilize the treasure as collateral for a loan anticipatingly channelled toward rebuilding the fledgling country's infrastructure. Cody persuades yet another mercenary, former comrade Bob Matthews (André Jacobs), to aid him in the affair, and this duo, with several other "soldiers of fortune" under their leadership, do achieve their goal of regaining the purloined bullion although, along with it, they also must assume, through plot exigency, responsibility for a female photojournalist, Samantha (Kate Normington) who has unaccountably preceded Cody, Matthews, et al, by sneaking unobserved into the encampment of the gold thieves, her presence there plainly central to having an obligatory female in the storyline. At this successful juncture, Matthews shows that he is really far more interested in keeping the loot for himself rather than sharing it with Cody or restoring it to its owners, and he shoots Jake, wounding him to prevent his partner from making a pursuit, but predictably to no avail as Cody manages to follow his erstwhile friend, accompanied only by a local native tracker. As mentioned early on, this jungly chase has elements oft found within standard action fare, but it will be difficult for a viewer to discover anything meritable about the narrative since the script is genuinely inane and efforts at humour merely serve to lessen one's potential interest in the characters, although it must be conceded that Samantha's skill in remaining neatly garbed is truly remarkable; in spite of being flattened with a right hand to the jaw, struggling against attempts at rape and other forms of physical assault, and slogging through thick vegetation and a muddy river, her clothing, even to white leggings, remains free from stain or disorder. There is little demand made upon the players from a shabbily written screenplay, while director/cameraman Parr brings little of more than passing interest to a viewer's attention, as he appears to be quaintly focused upon some type of significance from shooting extensively of the lower legs and feet of the various characters although, as it turns out, this has no more connotation for plot events than anything else in this forlorn film.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed