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Loyal Opposition (1998)

When a terrorist surfaces, the Chairman of the Joint Chief urges the President for military response. However, the President prefers to try negotiating. So, the General takes the President ... See full summary »

Director:

Mark Sobel

Writers:

Jeffrey Wynne (story) (as Jeff Wynne), Richard Gitelson (story) (as Rick Gitelson) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joan Van Ark ... Vice President Elizabeth Lane
Nick Mancuso ... General James Metzger
Rick Springfield ... Senator Barklay
Lloyd Bochner ... President Mark Hayden
Corbin Bernsen ... Secret Service Agent John Gray
Don Diamont ... Secret Service Agent John Vendome
Joel Palmer ... Kevin Lane
Nathaniel DeVeaux Nathaniel DeVeaux ... Scott Davies
Malcolm Stewart ... Admiral Edward Fellows
Bob Morrisey ... Krell
Garvin Cross ... Williams
Eli Gabay Eli Gabay ... Hobson
Ken Roberts Ken Roberts ... General Erickson
Garry Chalk ... Col. Gardener
Brian Downey ... Ben Harrison
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When a terrorist surfaces, the Chairman of the Joint Chief urges the President for military response. However, the President prefers to try negotiating. So, the General takes the President prisoner and launches an offensive of his own. And the Vice President is the only one who can do something about it. And the Vice President's a woman. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Loyal Opposition: Terror in the White House See more »

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Released theatrically in South Korea. See more »

Quotes

General James Metzger: [to Elizabeth] I see that marine training is finally being put to some good use
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One World, One Spirit
Written and sung by Rick Springfield
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I thought it would get better
20 October 2014 | by lloyd150See all my reviews

I started to watch this when getting in late from work. I thought the story had merit and hoped it would develop better, however the alarm bells started ringing immediately. The Vice President who talked to herself whilst writing an important speech for the president. The rogue solders who could not shoot the unarmed Vice President at near point blank range. The lead lady showed no emotion even though her son's, who is bonding on a plane with her estranged husband, life is in danger. Then everything she picked up was analysed for some sort of use against the enemy soldiers, she stopped for a few seconds so you, the viewer, could see her thought process as though we were watching Playschool. How could she climb down an elevator shaft with her dress shoes, but wait these shoes are actually very sensible brogues. Also she stormed the most secure bunker in the White House with only a smoke grenade. Really?


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