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The Point Men (2001)

Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.

Director:

John Glen

Writers:

Steven Hartov (novel), Ripley Highsmith (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lambert ... Tony Eckhardt
Kerry Fox ... Maddy Hope
Vincent Regan ... Amar Kamil
Cal MacAninch ... Horst
Nicolas de Pruyssenaere ... Peter Hauser
Donald Sumpter ... Benni Baum
Maryam d'Abo ... Francie Koln
Oliver Haden Oliver Haden ... George Masoud
Hendrick Haese ... Rainer Luckman
Bill Armstrong Bill Armstrong ... Harry Weber (as William Armstrong)
Martin Siegel Martin Siegel ... Gen. Ben-Zion
Marco Maes Marco Maes ... Nabil
Patrick Hastert Patrick Hastert ... Thomas Skorzeny
Lisa van Laarhoven Lisa van Laarhoven ... Blond
Guido Molinaro Guido Molinaro ... Bavarian
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Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist, a team of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one. Their leader must get to the bottom of things before the killer(s) plan is complete.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

It takes one to kill one.

Genres:

Action | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

UK | France | Luxembourg

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Point Men See more »

Filming Locations:

Luxembourg, Luxembourg See more »

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Budget:

$6,100,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Average action movie about a murderer who kills Mossad agents
7 July 2012 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Some time after their botched operation to capture a known Palestinian terrorist named Amar Kamil (Vincent Regan) , a secret team suffers events go awry . After getting away an assassination's attempt in Luxembourg , a bunch of Israeli agents starts to get killed off one by one . Their leader (Christopher Lambert) must get to the bottom of things before the murderous plan to be completed as he takes one to kill one .

European co-production by UK|France|Luxembourg that contains action , intrigue , thrills , suspense ; however resulting to be some tiring and dull . It's a direct to video film made in low budget and failed at box-office . Based on the novel titled "The Heat of Ramadan" by Steven Hartov and screenplay by Ripley Highsmith , the film develops an intrigue about secret agents from Mossad and OLP . Regular performances from two main protagonists Christopher Lambert and his nemesis Vincent Regan . The best acting turns out Kerry Fox , a notorious British actress who has not achieved a great success. There appears in a pretty secondary role Maryam d'Abo who formerly was Bond-girl for John Glen in 'The Living daylights' . Functional cinematography by Alec Mills shot in Luxembourg , Israel and beach scenes in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France . Atmospheric musical score by Waltzing , including Arab and Israel sounds .

The film was produced by the Jewish Avi Nesher , being professionally made by John Glenn . John keeps this moving, though with no much originality and with some flaws and gaps . He has directed the most number of James Bond movies , totaling five . Glenn filmed various 007 outings , previously directed 2nd unit and edition on some early Bond movies . He directed several entries such as ¨Licence to kill¨, ¨A view to kill¨ , ¨For your eyes only¨ and ¨Octopussy¨ that are incredibly fast pace . The film will appeal to Christopher Lambert enthusiasts , but good for fans only . Rating : Mediocre .


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