When the red phone rings, the AT 2000 goes into action. Covertly created and financed by an international consortium of governments and wide-ranging private interests, AT 2000 represents the last line of defense against worldwide terrorism. A secured hi-tech computer line, the red phone accesses only terrorist activity already investigated and verified by - but beyond the grasp of - any one of a number of international police, special security, and military agencies, so its urgent signal raises the alarm on a clear and present danger - an explosive situation that only AT 2000 can defuse. Headed by Quentin Forbes, the group is assembled from special units throughout the entire commonwealth of nations - the men and woman of AT 2000 are the very best in their respective specialities. But they are also renegades, marching to a different drumbeat of justice, one above and beyond the call of "regular duty". Forming what is, essentially, the first truly international police force, they ...Written by
First part of two movie pilots (the other being Red Phone 2 (2003)) made for the European TV market, where they failed to sell. Both TV movies were repackaged for the direct-to-video market. See more »
'Red Phone' is a very standard TV action series. It is not a good one even in its genre. I saw what probably is the pilot, renting it from 'Blockbuster', and it gave me no reasons to look for the rest of the series : the standard secret anti-terror organization, incredible technical capabilities, no memorable characters, and no clear side line story that would make me curious about what happens next. 4/10 on my personal scale.
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