3.9/10
731
25 user 7 critic

Interceptor Force (1999)

Interceptors (original title)
In the near future, the government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force of the world's best, they are ... See full summary »

Director:

Phillip J. Roth

Writers:

Jim Christopher (screenplay), Phillip J. Roth (story)
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Velocity Trap (1999)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A cop framed for murder is the only one not in cryosleep when a team of thieves boards the armored treasury spaceship he's on to steal its load - 40 billion universal dollars - and then ram the ship into a comet to cover their tracks.

Director: Phillip J. Roth
Stars: Olivier Gruner, Alicia Coppola, Ken Olandt
Interceptor Force 2 (TV Movie 2002)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

In the not too distant future a new team of specially trained government soldiers called an Interception Team contend with the latest hostile alien encounter. When an alien scout ship ... See full summary »

Director: Phillip J. Roth
Stars: Olivier Gruner, Roger Cross, Adrienne Wilkinson
The Power Within (Video 1995)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Stan Dryer, a teen afraid to even ask a girl to the prom, finds courage and extreme martial arts skill when he is given a ring by an old man he tried to save from a group of attackers. The ... See full summary »

Director: Art Camacho
Stars: Ted Jan Roberts, Karen Valentine, Keith Coogan
High Voltage (1997)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A bank, where Bruce Lee's daughter plays manager, is a Vietnamese mob front. When a group aborts their try,mobsters try to kill them. Much gun play,but robbers and bank manager, who has ... See full summary »

Director: Isaac Florentine
Stars: Antonio Sabato Jr., Shannon Lee, William Zabka
Mars (1997)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

In the future, Mars has been colonized. A martial artist arrives to investigate what happened to his brother. A powerful mining company is the prime suspect.

Director: Jon Hess
Stars: Olivier Gruner, Shari Belafonte, Gabriel Dell Jr.
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Warring Alien and Predator races descend on a rural Colorado town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival.

Directors: Colin Strause, Greg Strause
Stars: Reiko Aylesworth, Steven Pasquale, Shareeka Epps
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Shingo & the boys (Nick & Ruben) are blackmailed into helping Rawlins infiltrate an underground shootfighting ring in an attempt

Director: Paul Ziller
Stars: Bolo Yeung, William Zabka, Michael Bernardo
Falcon Down (2001)
Action | Thriller | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

U.S. Air force officer Hank Thomas attempts to expose a military cover-up after a civiian airliner crashes.

Director: Phillip J. Roth
Stars: Dale Midkiff, William Shatner, Judd Nelson
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Fight matches, that end when a man is either unconscious or dead, are fought in Tijuana. 2 naive friends, hoping to make a quick buck, go there. One owes money to a loan shark - giving them plenty of practice in no rule fights.

Director: Patrick Alan
Stars: Bolo Yeung, Maryam d'Abo, William Zabka
Mercenary (Video 1996)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Jonas Ambler is a rich businessman who's wife is killed by kidnappers. So he decides to get even. He hires a mercenary to find and kill the kidnappers. There's only one catch, he wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Avi Nesher
Stars: Olivier Gruner, John Ritter, Robert Culp
T.N.T. (1997)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

The Tactical Neutralization Team, or T.N.T., is a squad of elite soldiers sent on top-secret, near-suicidal missions around the world. After one of their missions ends in failure, team ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Radler
Stars: Olivier Gruner, Randy Travis, Rebecca Staab
Automatic (1995)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Robgen industries newest security system is "The J Series Automatic", an android model designed and programmed to protect humans from violent attacks. But one night, an Automatic named J269... See full summary »

Director: John Murlowski
Stars: Olivier Gruner, Daphne Ashbrook, John Glover
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Olivier Gruner ... Shaun
Brad Dourif ... Weber
Ernie Hudson ... Major
William Zabka ... Dave
Glenn Plummer ... Russell
Angel Boris Reed ... Jena (as Angel Boris)
Mark Adair-Rios ... Perez
Stefan Lysenko ... Rosario
Perry D'Marco ... Hector
Holly Fields ... Lucy
Ruben Moreno Ruben Moreno ... Priest
Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius ... Technician
Joseph Patrick Kelly ... Guard
Andrew Hawkes ... Morgan
Kathleen Randazzo ... Technician #2 (as Kathy Lambert)
Edit

Storyline

In the near future, the government has created an elite team of soldiers specially trained in the event of a hostile alien encounter. A multi-national force of the world's best, they are known as the Interceptor Force. A covert early warning satellite network tracks an object crash landing in a town in the Pacific Northwest. Within minutes of the impact, all communication with the town is mysteriously severed. The news sources are given a false story of contamination and the area is sealed off. AWAC's and fighters patrol the perimeter. As the silence from the town continues, the Interceptor team lead by Lieutenant Sean Lambert (Gruner) is sent in to investigate. An MC 130 Talon is scrambled for Lambert and his team to make the high altitude air drop. Once inside, the team encounters an alien race capable of assuming human likeness, hiding their reptilian form. Simultaneously the government has given the team less than 24 hours to terminate this alien force before launching an air ... Written by David Ridlen

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

An Elite Force ... An Alien Enemy ... An Impossible Deadline


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

main

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1999 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Interceptor Force See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Lt. Sean Lambert: Hey Perez!
Jose Perez: Yeah?
Lt. Sean Lambert: Do you know how to hot-wire a car?
Jose Perez: Right, you need to hot-wire a car, so you ask the mexican-american guy, huh?
Lt. Sean Lambert: Look, I grew up in France, right?
Jose Perez: Yeah.
Lt. Sean Lambert: So if you ask me any questions about wine and cheese, I don't think I would be offended.
See more »

Connections

Followed by Interceptor Force 2 (2002) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

In Space, No One Can Hear You Laugh
16 October 2000 | by degraciaSee all my reviews

There seems to be an interesting correlation between cheesy military/science-fiction movies and the F-117A fighter bomber - practically every movie that has this type of plane in it turns out cheesy. "Interceptors" is no exception. Basically this is the story of an incompetent, clumsy, immature Department of Defense contracted mercenary team sent into Baja California to recover (supposedly) a crashed F-117A. When the team is deployed into Mexico, they discover that this is no recovery operation - it's an extraterrestrial manhunt. The low budget nature of this film makes it incredibly cheesy, but particularly hilarious. The mercenaries run around in a black sport utility vehicle, wearing Walkman earphones which are actually supposed to be a radio communications system. Even better, at the end of the movie, we're to believe that it's possible to 'run' from the blast wave of a thermonuclear explosion. The list of oversights and flaws is incredible - but somehow "Interceptors" doesn't seem quite as intellectually insulting as most of its contemporaries, most likely a result of the humorous nature of the film (either by accident or design of the directors). It's hard to watch this film without breaking down into fits of wild laughter. The stupidity and haphazard flow of the movie is almost akin to the Hong Kong style of comedies. (The ending scene, in which the mercenary leader 'mistakes' a village woman for the alien entity is classic.) It's a shame "Interceptors" is one of those direct-to-video movies...it would have been an absolute riot in theatres. If viewed as a sci-fi or action flick, "Interceptors" fails horribly. But as a (accidental) comedy, it's priceless. The good point is the fact that most of the action is computer generated (albiet, the low budget CGI looks like something you'd see while playing on an Nintendo64). The directors don't use stock footage, and the aerial battle action is somewhat interesting. It's a good film to watch if you have time to waste, are home sick, or want to throw a popcorn party with your friends. The outtakes at the end of the movie are a plus.


10 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 25 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed