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Storm Catcher (1999)

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A renegade general (Robert Miano) plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man (Dolph Lundgren) is capable of flying it. So... See full summary »

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Anthony Hickox (as Tony Hickox)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dolph Lundgren ... Major Jack Holloway
Mystro Clark ... Captain 'Sparks' Johnson
Jon Pennell Jon Pennell ... Captain Lucas (as John Pennell)
Robert Miano ... General William Jacobs
Yvonne Zima ... Nicole Holloway
Kylie Bax ... Jessica Holloway
Jody Jones Jody Jones ... Sergeant McGarry
Robert Glen Keith ... Sergeant Stanley
Anthony Hickox ... Agent Load (as Tony Hickox)
Kimberley Davies Kimberley Davies ... Agent Lock
Rudy Mettia Rudy Mettia ... Commando
Burt Goodman Burt Goodman ... Old Guy
Andreea Radutoiu Andreea Radutoiu ... Havens
Phil Culotta ... Commando #1
Mark De Alessandro ... Commando #2 (as Mark Delasandro)
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Storyline

A renegade general (Robert Miano) plots to bomb Washington using a new top secret jet called the Storm Catcher. The only trouble is only one man (Dolph Lundgren) is capable of flying it. So they seek to put him on the run in a conspiracy that makes him appear to have murdered several men and stolen the plane. Then try to murder his wife and take his daughter prisoner. Threatening to kill his daughter if he doesn't help, he appears trapped. However, his best friend (Mystro Clark) who is the plane's computer specialist has a few tricks up his sleeve. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Taglines:

Convicted of treason. Sentenced to death. One chance to set the record straight. See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong, graphic violence and for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conspiração Fatal See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut) | (uncut)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Not only is the film uncut but the opening credits were purposely lengthened to make the movie the expected length of 90 minutes (usually demanded by certain distributors). See more »

Goofs

When one of the commando enter Major Holloway's house by the window, you can see the silencer of his gun waving. See more »

Quotes

Major Jack Holloway: Storm Catcher to base, storm catcher to base, control this is storm catcher do you read me. Sparks are you there.
Captain 'Sparks' Johnson: Hello, no one is home right now, please leave a message after the beep.
Major Jack Holloway: Yes this is Jack Holloway how the hell do i stop this thing damm it.
Captain 'Sparks' Johnson: I thought I gave you the instruction book.
Captain Lucas: Hey, will you two stop with the phone sex, we got a plane to test.
Major Jack Holloway: You know Sparks you make my co-pilot jealous.
Captain 'Sparks' Johnson: Awww, I didn't even know he cared. Prick.
Captain Lucas: Yeah, I'll show you how much I care when I get...
[...]
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Crazy Credits

CIA Agents Lock and Load. Sheesh! See more »

Alternate Versions

German Retail-Video was cut to obtain a 16-rating. Rental-Video is uncut and rated "not under 18". Both Versions are available on DVD. See more »

Connections

Referenced in MovieBerto: Storm Catcher. Cazador de tormentas (2015) See more »

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Good effort considering the budget

I have to say that this movie gets an "A" for effort for at least trying to be a good action movie. And although on some points it fails to deliver, it is still however an entertaining action movie. As a said above there are a few things that aren't that good about this movie. There are only really too things that stand out to me:

1- The needless graphic, and sometimes slow motion, violence. We don't need a closeup, slow-motion shot of a guy spitting blood just to make the movie better.

2- Some of the camera angles- In some of the more "dramatic" scenes in the movie, the camera tends to have a life of its own and seem to shake quite violently. This is so bad that you can barely see what is happening in the scene and it ruins it. Another thing is the excessive use of slow-motion. Anthony Hickox, as you will notice, is no John Woo. Except for one scene I can think of, this type of filming doesn't work in the movie.

Apart from that this movie is rather entertaining and, aside from the usual B-Movie plot-holes and bad acting, can provide a decent nights entertainment. I give a 6/10 purely on entertainment value alone.

PS: Notice how in one shot of the StormCatcher, one of the control panels looks somewhat like a control panel from The Enterprise? See if you can spot it at the beginning of the film.


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