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A freelance agent must transport a package for a mysterious employer, leading him into a web of betrayal and deceit.

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Michael Oblowitz

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Darren Campbell (as Darren O. Campbell)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Seagal ... Jonathan Cold
Max Ryan ... Dunoir
Harry Van Gorkum ... Jerome Van Aken
Jeffrey Pierce ... Sean Cold
Anna-Louise Plowman ... Meredith Van Aken
Sherman Augustus ... Mr. Mimms
Gary Raymond ... Jared Olyphant
Philip Dunbar Philip Dunbar ... Alexander Marquee
Izabela Okrasa Izabela Okrasa ... Clarissa Van Aken
Grzegorz Kowalczyk ... Rolls Royce Driver
Dianna Camacho ... Hotel Clerk Imke
Deobia Oparei ... The Stranger
Grzegorz Emanuel ... Jonathan Look Alike
Przemyslaw Saleta ... Security Guard
Jan Jurewicz ... Man with Porsche
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Storyline

Jonathon Cold is a freelance agent hired by a mysterious man to deliver a package from France to Germany. The contents of the package remain undisclosed, even between employer and employee, but whatever it contains seems to be attracting a swarm of political corruption, backstabbing bad guys and murder. However, Cold knows he must stay one step ahead of the evil powers at work, whoever they are, no matter what the cost, as it increasingly becomes a game of step on or be stepped on. Written by davidgraham83@hotmail.com

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If they think they can stop him, they're dead wrong.

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Poland

Language:

English | Danish | German | Polish

Release Date:

20 June 2003 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Az idegen See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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$16,700,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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The opening scene with the soldiers is an actual "change of duty" at the "Grave of an Unnamed Soldier" in Warsaw, Poland - a symbolic tribute to all those killed in the Second World War. See more »

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German ZIP codes have five digits, not four as seen on the note. See more »

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Jonathon Cold: Jared, aren't you a little old for this cloak-and-dagger shit?
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References First Blood (1982) See more »

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OK.....what happened here?
13 May 2005 | by sveknuSee all my reviews

When you watch a Seagal movie, you expect good action. You expect fighting, not just a lot of shooting like in this flick. And: you expect a rather simple story. OK, I can live with a more complex story even though it's a Seagal movie. But this one, this is, I don't know what to say. It's very, very confusing indeed. At the end of the movie, I had major problems figuring out what had happened. And I know I'm not the only one. The story lacks so much information and is so full of plot holes that it's nearly impossible to keep track of what's happening in the movie. There are many people in the movie, people change sides all the time, and it switches locations too often. Terrible. I just don't understand why it looks like Seagal is making a sort of sequel to this one.


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