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Thunder Point (1998)

50 Years after World War II Hitler's deadly 'The Windsor Protocol' turns up. This document shouldn't be in wrong hands, so the British call upon a smart criminal to retain it.

Director:

George Mihalka

Writers:

Jack Higgins (novel), Morrie Ruvinsky
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kyle MacLachlan ... Sean Dillon
Pascale Bussières ... Jenny Baker
Chris Wiggins Chris Wiggins ... Charles Ferguson
Jean LeClerc ... (as Jean Leclerc)
Cedric Smith ... Henry Baker
David Hemblen ... Sir Francis
Steve Adams
Kenneth Welsh ... Armstrong
Michael Sarrazin ... Crawford
Deano Clavet ... Junior
Gerard Parkes ... Prime Minister
Gillian Ferrabee Gillian Ferrabee ... Angela
Michael Scherer ... Mike Goon / Bus Driver (as Mike Scherer)
Gregory Hlady ... Russian Soldier
Claude Grisé ... Maitre D'
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50 Years after World War II Hitler's deadly 'The Windsor Protocol' turns up. This document shouldn't be in wrong hands, so the British call upon a smart criminal to retain it. Written by Hans Arentsen <arent@iname.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jack Higgins' Thunder Point See more »

Filming Locations:

Barbados See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Kenneth Welsh plays villain Armstrong to Kyle MacLachlan's hero, mirroring their respective roles as Windom Earl and Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks. See more »

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Follows On Dangerous Ground (1996) See more »

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Simply awful
10 September 2001 | by haggarSee all my reviews

This was one of the worst movies I had the displeasure to watch.

This movie is full of annoying artifacts used to "construct" the plot.

For example, when the villain(s) is(are) knocked out, they are never immobilized, handed over to police or special services or killed. No, they are left to run after the "good guys", in order to generate new scenes of cat-n-mouse. Unfortunately, this technique has been so much abused in this movie, that at a certain point I started to root for the villains. Then I just stopped watching the movie and thought I'd spend my time with something more interesting.

I later returned, to see the last 5 minutes of the movie, and I remained feeling miserable and angry that a few good ideas have been wasted.


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