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Direct Contact (2009)

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An American prisoner in a Russian jail is given a chance at freedom if he can rescue a kidnapped American woman.

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Danny Lerner

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dolph Lundgren ... Mike Riggins
Gina May Gina May ... Ana Gale
Michael Paré ... Clive Connelly
Bashar Rahal ... General Drago
James Chalke ... Trent Robbins
Vladimir Vladimirov Vladimir Vladimirov ... Vlado Karadjov
Raicho Vasilev Raicho Vasilev ... Boris
Nikolay Stanoev Nikolay Stanoev ... Gun Dealer
Mike Straub Mike Straub ... Lead Marine Guard
Les Weldon ... Anchorman
Yoan Petrov Yoan Petrov ... Vlado's Son
Uti Bachvarov Uti Bachvarov ... Zoran Posternoff
Alexander Kadiev Alexander Kadiev ... Chopper Pilot
Teodor Tsolov Teodor Tsolov ... Janitor
Marianne Stanicheva ... Screaming Woman
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Mike Riggins, an imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, Ana Gale, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her, Mike discovers that the kidnap story was just a ruse to bring Ana out into the open. Our hero suddenly finds himself and his charge being hunted by ruthless government, para-military, and underworld organizations - all who want him dead and Ana under their control. With no one to turn to, and the enemies closing in, Mike must uncover the truth about Ana and bring her to the safety of the U.S. Embassy. Written by anonymous

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Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

Bulgaria | Germany

Language:

English | Bulgarian

Release Date:

20 August 2009 (United Arab Emirates) See more »

Also Known As:

Adevarul despre ana See more »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Released theatrically in United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and China. See more »

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In the first chase scene where Mike just stole a taxi sometimes the right front light is broken, and other times it's working again. See more »

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Don't waste your time!
29 March 2009 | by orlin-9See all my reviews

The worst move ever shot in Bulgaria probably since I didn't watched many. Poor acting, poor stunt, poor effects many mistakes. Not very convincing story. Too much blood and unnecessary show of that. In that cheap movie you can see cars that you cannot see in this region from many years -like Trabant, Moskvich, Lada or GAZ. You can hear moaning in many languages like Russian, Bulgarian or some mix, but nothing sounds like real. I am sorry that I have spent so much time for that stupid film. There is really no point in that movie that I could like, sorry. Although I like good actions.... The only reason for watching this movie was the play of Dolph Lundgren. He act normally, not bad but that cannot compensate the lapse of a logical reasons for his hero's acts. The only real chance for some romance thread was missed in the worst not convincing way.


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