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Hostage (1992)

UK black ops agent is sent to Argentina to find a kidnapped special ops analyst and take out the terrorists who took him. When a pretty girl who may somehow be involved catches his eye things get very complicated fast.

Director:

Robert Young

Writers:

Ted Allbeury (novel), Arthur Hopcraft
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Neill ... John Rennie
Talisa Soto ... Joanna
James Fox ... Hugo Paynter
Michael Kitchen ... Fredericks
Art Malik ... Khalim
Cristina Higueras Cristina Higueras ... Gabriella
Nigel Hastings ... Williams
Jean Pierre Reguerraz Jean Pierre Reguerraz ... Juan
Elizabeth Garvie ... Mary Rennie
Trevor Bannister ... Mason
Leonie Mellinger Leonie Mellinger ... Mrs. Mason
Vando Villamil Vando Villamil ... Ryan
Jorge Baza de Candia Jorge Baza de Candia ... Lambert
Bill Stewart ... 1st Undertaker
Thomas Craig ... 2nd Undertaker
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UK black ops agent is sent to Argentina to find a kidnapped special ops analyst and take out the terrorists who took him. When a pretty girl who may somehow be involved catches his eye things get very complicated fast.

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Murder. Mayhem. Seduction He's the right man for the job.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | Argentina | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

15 August 1992 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Contra Toda a Lei See more »

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Budget:

GBP2,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Sam Neill had auditioned for James Bond in The Living Daylights (1987), but lost out to Timothy Dalton. Art Malik starred as Kamran Shah in The Living Daylights (1987) and Talisa Soto starred as Lupe Lamora in License to Kill (1989). See more »

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dull and boring
30 June 2001 | by pmoney13See all my reviews

It seemed that this movie might be a steamy, sexy action thriller with Talisa Soto, but I soon found out after ten minutes of watching that this was just another boring spy flick with people shooting faceless villains and guys in suits looking mean. The plot is boring and so is most of the action. The romance isn't very steamy either, and there is no cache of naked babes as the box art would imply. Hostage tries too hard to be James Bond, and fails miserably.


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