Some unknown maniac is threatening a navigation company to blow up one of its luxury transatlantics, the "Britannic", now in high sea with one thousand two hundred passengers. He is asking for a five hundred thousand pound sterling ransom, otherwise the seven bombs aboard will explode. An experienced anti-bomb squad is sent to the "Britannic", but although all the bombs are located, a very high skill level will be necessary to dismantle them. Perhaps that task is impossible.
Luis Carvacho <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Captain's woman: she too must submit! [Shirley Knight]
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Did You Know?
The plot was re-created almost beat for beat on MacGyver (1985) season one, episode fourteen, "Countdown". See more
At the start of the film Fallon and his team are depicted defusing a bomb in London, as a Royal Navy EOD team they would not have done this as it would have been the responsibility of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps. See more
[Fallon is working to defuse one of the bombs, with Braddock copying his actions on another bomb, and Marder and his team in London making notes and offering advice
The reading on the left is some sort of trigger mechanism. On no account cut the red wire before isolating the relay contacts.
Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Fallon
I may be stupid, but I'm not *bloody* stupid.
Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Meteor
Auld Lang Syne
Traditional Scottish 17th century music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Played by a band when the Britannic is leaving port See more