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Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)

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Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Seagal ... Casey Ryback
Eric Bogosian ... Travis Dane
Everett McGill ... Marcus Penn
Katherine Heigl ... Sarah Ryback
Morris Chestnut ... Bobby Zachs
Peter Greene ... Mercenary #1
Patrick Kilpatrick ... Mercenary #2
Scott Sowers Scott Sowers ... Mercenary #3
Afifi Alaouie Afifi Alaouie ... Female Mercenary (as Afifi)
Andy Romano ... Admiral Bates
Brenda Bakke ... Captain Linda Gilder
Sandra Taylor ... Kelly, Barmaid
Jonathan Banks ... Scotty, Mercenary
David Gianopoulos ... Captain David Trilling
Royce D. Applegate ... Ryback's Cook
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Storyline

Seal Team Commander Casey Ryback has retired from the Navy since the conclusion of the events in the first movie, and is now a chef at the Mile High Cafe in Denver, Colorado. Ryback is taking his niece Sarah Ryback on vacation, to reconnect and commiserate with her after the death of her parents. They board a train traveling westbound through the Rocky Mountains from Denver to LA. With the help of gun-for-hire Marcus Penn a couple dozen of his mercenaries, ex-CIA brain (and mentally unstable) Travis Dane commandeers the train, takes the passengers and crew hostage, and sets up a mobile control center. He hacks into the CIA database and gains control of a Top-Secret defence satellite he designed during his Agency days that has just been deployed. Funded by various foreign interests, he stands to make 1 billion dollars for using the space weapon to blow up the Eastern seaboard by targeting a nuclear reactor housed beneath the Pentagon. Dane taunts the Joint Chiefs in the Pentagon ... Written by Angus Brewer

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Five million tons of hijacked metal. One billion dollars of satellite weaponry. One American city is targeted for nuclear destruction and only one hero stands in the way. See more »

Genres:

Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory See more »

Filming Locations:

Eagle Rock Mine, Colorado, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,624,402, 16 July 1995

Gross USA:

$50,024,083

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$104,324,083
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (16-rated)

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Couple scenes had to be cut down for R rating; During the fight with a one eyed terrorist after Ryback cuts the terrorist's wrist their fight concluded with Ryback stabbing the terrorist in the neck causing blood to spurt out which is why you see blood on the terrorists chin and sweater when he falls out of the cupboard. The climatic fight between Ryback and Penn was also more graphic and brutal, at one point Ryback forces Penn's face onto a hot cooker before they fall down the stairs, which is why Penn has a large red mark on his left cheek in the rest of the scene. See more »

Goofs

The satellite "Delta" does not cross through Arabia, which is where he shoots down the passenger jet. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gen. Cooper: Tom, thanks for coming.
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Alternate Versions

German retail video and TV version were cut for violence to avoid a "Not under 18" rating. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Basil Poledouris: His Life and Music (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

AFTER THE TRAIN HAS GONE
Written and Produced by Steven Seagal and Todd Smallwood
Performed by Gregg Allman, Abraham McDonald, Todd Smallwood, Pepper Mashay (as Jean McClain) and Steven Seagal
Gregg Allman appears courtesy of 550 Music
Background vocals by Erica Bell and Tory Baker from the Hamilton High Gospel Choir - Fred Martin,
choir master
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One of the Best of the Worst!
10 February 2004 | by Matthew_DiamondSee all my reviews

This movie is so bad, I actually enjoy watching it. Did the producers think that they could improve on the original Under Siege? This movie should have NEVER been made, like many sequels, but the attempt at recreating exactly the same plot, exactly the same motives, exactly the same supporting protagonists is revolting--how much can a movie lover take? Hijacking a train? What? At one point, our hero takes a high-powered rifle bullet and keeps on going as if nothing ever happened. I don't care if it's the movies or not, that shot would have taken his whole shoulder off. Okay, I couldn't take it any more. Cable stations seem to play this sad picture anytime they can't find anything else to fill the spot. The only other movie that bit this bad was "Highlander 2: The Quickening." Why can't some movie producers simply rest on their laurels and accept a one-hit wonder like the first Under Siege?


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