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24 (2008)

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Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jack Bauer
... President-Elect Allison Taylor
... Ethan Kanin
... Henry Taylor
... President Noah Daniels
... Carl Benton
... Jonas Hodges
... Tom Lennox
... Frank Tramell
... Colonel Ike Dubaku
Siyabulela Ramba ... Willie
... President Ule Matobo (as Isaach De Bankole)
... Chris Whitley
... Roger Taylor
... Halcott
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Set 18 months where Season 6 of '24' left off, former government agent Jack Bauer is in a self-imposed exile in the fictitious African country of Sangala where he hopes to escape from a U.S. investigation of him for his past methods, and to run from his past. Bauer works at a mission school for orphaned children run by his friend Carl Benton. The country is at the mercy of a rogue warlord general named Juma who is plotting a coup to overthrow the government and his right-hand man Colonel Dubaku, is abducting orphan boys and forcibly recruiting them into Juma's army. Bauer and Benton must work together to save the dozen or so boys and try to get them out of the country before Juma takes over. Meanwhile in Washington D.C., it is Inauguration Day where the outgoing President Noah Daniels is handing over the presidency to the first female president Allison Taylor (Cherry Jones). Hearing about the coup, Daniels wants to evacuate the country before it falls to the rogue general, while ... Written by Anonymous

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History will be made, a new enemy will rise, and the only hope to stop him has disappeared... until now. See more »


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Events of the film take place between seasons 6 and 7 of the series and are continued in season 7 See more »

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When Jack tips over a wheel barrow full of bags, he asks Willie to help him reload the barrow. Jack, using two hands to lift each bag, struggles while the boy easily lifts them up with just one hand and no help from Jack. See more »

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President Noah Daniels: I appreciate your idealism.
President-Elect Allison Taylor: I can't say the same for your cynicism.
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Follows 24: Day Six - Debrief (2007) See more »

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Lacking the edgy inventiveness of its predecessors
26 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

It is going to be difficult to maintain the exceptional standards "24" has set over the years, however this feature length episode doesn't quite deliver as hoped. Re-worked formulas shows lack of creative imagination, something previous Seasons have (mostly) avoided. The script isn't as sharp as normal, possibly targeted at a less astute audience, and the characters lack subtlety. Too many bullets miraculously missing Jack and a sense of deja-vu. Whilst Robert Carlyle puts in a very credible performance, less believable is the UN Aid worker who is so crassly portrayed. Hopefully Season 7 will see improvement.


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