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The Minion (1998)

New York, Christmas Eve, 1999 - at the dawn of the new millennium - a subway construction crew unearths an eight hundred year old Celtic skeleton and a mysterious key. Archeologist Karen ... See full summary »

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Jean-Marc Piché

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Matt Roe (screenplay), Ripley Highsmith (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dolph Lundgren ... Lukas Sadorov
Françoise Robertson ... Karen Goodleaf
Roc LaFortune ... David Schulman
David Nerman ... Lieutenant Roseberry
Allen Altman ... Dante
Jean-Marc Bisson Jean-Marc Bisson ... Bernard
Don Francks ... Chief Michael Bear
Michael Greyeyes ... Gray Eagle
Andy Bradshaw Andy Bradshaw ... Photographer
Anik Matern ... Police Lieutenant
Tony Calabretta ... Dispatcher
James Bradford James Bradford ... Captain
Tedd Dillon ... Stranger (as Teddy Lee Dillon)
Matt Holland ... Parking Lot Cop
Dennis St John ... Gregor
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New York, Christmas Eve, 1999 - at the dawn of the new millennium - a subway construction crew unearths an eight hundred year old Celtic skeleton and a mysterious key. Archeologist Karen Goodleaf is called in to determine the meaning of the discovery. News of the discovery reaches a Middle East monastery where the warrior monks knowns as the Knights Templer - an ancient sect entrusted with protecting holy relics - choose their best pupil, Lukas (Dolph Lundgren) to face the diabolical threat. As Lukas races to New York, an evil Minion seizes Karen and uses its body like a parasite and host. Lukas arrives just in time to rescue Karen and despatch the Minion. The Minion takes hold of another host - revealing that it is immortal. As it cuts a path of destruction through the city, decimating a parking garage and leaving a trail of death, Karen realizes that the Minion can't be killed - but only delayed from finding a new host. Written by anonymous

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When the Millenium ends... Armageddon begins! See more »

Genres:

Action | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1998 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Israel See more »

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Budget:

CAD 10,300,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Released theatrically in South Korea, South Africa, Indonesia and Syria. See more »

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The first cut (released in USA, France and UK) runs about 96 minutes. The score by Jean Corriveau is electric guitar and electronic based. The new cut (released in Germany and Hong Kong) runs about 91 minutes and features a 5 minutes prologue, a different editing (about 10 minutes of various cuts), and a different new score (more classical, with some choir effects) by Eric and David Wurst. It gives the movie a different rhythm and tone. See more »

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Very Strange Movie But It Wasn't That Bad I Wished It Was Done A lot Better
28 December 2017 | by nikola17See all my reviews

I Found This Movie On DVD At garage sale for $2, I Have A Dolph Lundgren Collection Expect For Cover Up Movie I Hated Specially Last Patrol AKA Last Warrior I Prefer This Movie over top of these 2 movies specially. this movie was so strange the story and way it looks of movies. just story and plot it's strange but it wasn't boring or slow wasn't anything of that. Dolph Can Do Russian Accent like in Rocky IV, Red Scorpion, The Mechanik AKA The Russian Specialist he can do a German or French Accent in War Pigs But His Character Is A Jewish Character can't do a Jewish Accent i am sorry his voice in this movie sounds terrible in this movie just terrible gives me headaches but he was a Templar and a former Speznas who deserted the Soviet army following a massacre on civilians in Afghanistan. i was thinking why can't they write him again as a Russian Character Because he do a Russian Accent maybe one of these guys

haven't seen Rocky IV Or Red Scorpion sadly made his character is a Jewish who was a Speznas ? the story is similar to Arnold Schwarzenegger end of days expect this is a very low budget movie sadly can't be bigger movie i wish this was directed by Peter Hymas Who Made End of Days Dolph Character can team up with Schwarzenegger Character. this movie come out after end of days one year later it's because it's kinda Similar story to End of Days with New York, Christmas Eve, 1999 - at the dawn of the new millennium - a subway construction crew unearths an eight hundred year old Celtic skeleton and a mysterious key. Archeologist Karen Goodleaf is called in to determine the meaning of the discovery. News of the discovery reaches a Middle East monastery where the warrior monks knowns as the Knights Templer - an ancient sect entrusted with protecting holy relics - choose their best pupil, Lukas (Dolph Lundgren) to face the diabolical threat. As Lukas races to New York, an evil Minion seizes Karen and uses its body like a parasite and host. Lukas arrives just in time to rescue Karen and despatch the Minion. The Minion takes hold of another host - revealing that it is immortal. As it cuts a path of destruction through the city, decimating a parking garage and leaving a trail of death, Karen realizes that the Minion can't be killed - but only delayed from finding a new host.from finding a new host. now he kills a lot Demons in this movie and theirs another character with him is woman Karen Goodleaf (Françoise Robertson) Who Saw All What Happened Follows Lukas, She Doesn't Get What's Going on she Decides to Follow Lukas. Now This is So Similar to End of Days the all Thing and Horror and Apocalypse and Christmas all That did Peter Hymas Watch This Movie Made his Own Movie Better Then This ? i believe Peter Hymas is a Better Director then from this movie Jean-Marc Piché Who Can't Make Action a lot to it or Horror in it, i thought this was most strangest movie i have watched like Character Comes in with Heavy Weapons in Police Station i am like ok ? did Jean Marc Piché Just Toke That Scene From Terminator When He Crash's his car in Police Station Kills All Police Offices I Am like ok ?? I Know What Scene They Got That From. Sadly Theirs Not Much Action In Movie The Only Shameful Thing is When Dolph Character Lukas Has This Great Looking Glove with sharp objects on top of it and if he punch's it, it kills person it looks sick that glove i wished he would use that in movie the all movie use that Glove killing all demons but no he uses that for 30 min or less he loose it sadly shame. if he uses that, that would be badass as you can use in poster that metal looking Glove looks sick but he doesn't use that in movie sadly. there is action i like ending of showdown with Dolph And Villain each another with weapons was great looking and well shot i love that scene pretty fun but movie wasn't fun.

There is action moments but movie wasn't great but i like idea of having Dolph Lundgren In Horror movie like End of Days. But Sadly End of Days Is A Better Movie Then This. this kinda hard to watch but unless if your Lundgren fan like me then you could watch this movie very easily i thought story was really good and having Dolph in it but i really wish it was peter hymas making this movie with Arnold and Dolph to save world but sadly it didn't happen or no one had thought of it. i did because i loved end of days this movie is noting special but what really really annoyed me he can't do a Jewish Accent why can't make him Russian Character Besides Jewish because his accent really annoy's me in this movie. 5/10 movie wasn't slow 1h 35min. but if your Dolph Fan it's more easily to watch if your not a fan of Dolph that's going to hard to watch


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