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Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (2011)

TV-PG | | Action, Comedy, Crime | TV Movie 17 April 2011
Follows Sam Axe on a mission in Latin America and gives us a glimpse into his military past.

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Jeffrey Donovan

Writers:

Matt Nix (teleplay), Matt Nix (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Campbell ... Sam Axe
Kiele Sanchez ... Amanda Maples
RonReaco Lee ... Ben Delaney
Pedro Pascal ... Comandante Veracruz
Ilza Ponko ... Beatriz (as Ilza Rosario)
Kepa Amuchastegui Kepa Amuchastegui ... Gov. Perez
Chandra West ... Donna Maitland
John Diehl ... Adm. James G. Lawrence
John Ales ... Matt Bailey
Brendan O'Malley Brendan O'Malley ... Gabriel Manaro
Lenny Clarke ... Rawlins
Alex Fernandez ... Adm. Gregory Maitland
Germán Escallón Germán Escallón ... Luis
Roberto Cano Roberto Cano ... Garcia
Johnny Acero Johnny Acero ... Montez (as John Acero)
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As informal punishment for an unwitting affair with admiral Gregory Maitland's adulterous wife, Sam Axe, a US Navy Commander, was sent to Colombia to observe the suspected rebel movement Espada Ardiente ('Burning Sword'). Now he's under investigation for allegedly consorting with those alleged terrorists. He explains how he discovered that his Colombian army liaison Comandante Veracruz was the real drug dealers cahoot, who pailed on framing Axe and presumably innocent farmers for the bombing of an American-run Andes clinic. Sam escaped and tried to help the civilians and forces CIA observers to demand urgent help. He even found a trump card to avoid conviction for his illegal methods and a favorable discharge. Written by KGF Vissers

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Every man has a past. His just has more explosions.


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TV-PG

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Trivia

Sam claims he only taught the "terrorists" plays from the junior varsity football team from Analy High School. Matt Nix (creator of Burn Notice) graduated from Analy High School in Sebastopol California. See more »

Goofs

While Sam and Michael are drinking beer in the café, we see that Michael's glass is almost completely full when he decides to leave, just a couple of (movie) seconds later he turns around towards Sam and we see that the glass is about half full. See more »

Quotes

Sam Axe: You feel like advising an old buddy with a sticky situation?
Michael Westen: How sticky?
Sam Axe: Sticky like let's get a table and a few more rounds.
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Connections

Referenced in Burn Notice: Enemy of My Enemy (2011) See more »

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One for the Bruce Campbell fans!
23 April 2011 | by chrichtonsworldSee all my reviews

People can moan and shout all they want. Bruce Campbell has charisma. He doesn't have to do anything and he still is likable on the screen. Aside from the simple storyline. Bruce Campbell shows what makes Same Axe such a great character. With all his flaws he is a person you can rely on. No wonder that Michael Weston trusts him. While there aren't many references to the show Burn Notice itself. It does give the fans where they have been craving for from the start. To have a Sam Axe storyline not involving Mike Weston. I think they should do a whole bunch of these. Even if the show would end. Only with much better story lines.Now it is possible that even having charisma is not enough for people to like Bruce Campbell. Well,if that is the case than I think you will have trouble liking this movie. Since the whole movie is build on Bruce.I was skeptic at first. But overall the movie is very entertaining. Forget about the show and it's twists and just soak in a little bit of Bruce.


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