Tagged: Terrorists

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Escape from New York (1981)

In 1997, a major war between the United States and the Soviet Union is concluding, and the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a giant maximum-security prison. When Air Force One is hijacked and crashes into the island, the president (Donald Pleasence) is taken hostage by a group of inmates. Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell), a former Special Forces soldier turned criminal, is recruited to retrieve the president in exchange for his own freedom.

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Under Siege (1992)

A heroic loner (Steven Seagal) takes on a group of nuclear terrorists in this seagoing yarn. Posing as a rock band, the terrorists (including Tommy Lee Jones) get themselves hired for a party aboard the USS Missouri, a battleship en route to Pearl Harbor for decommissioning. They plan to steal the ship’s nuclear arsenal but haven’t reckoned on the intervention of the ship’s chef, a decorated former Navy SEAL.

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Speed 2 Cruise Control (1997)

Annie (Sandra Bullock) is looking forward to a Caribbean cruise with her cop boyfriend, Alex (Jason Patric), who purchased the tickets to make up for lying about working on the SWAT team. Their trip turns dangerous, however, when an explosion disables the ship’s communication system and it becomes clear that the vessel is under someone else’s control. Alex and Annie must fight for survival as they discover that John Geiger (Willem Dafoe), a crazed passenger, is behind the chaos.

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Fight Club (1999)

Fight Club Quote: “Condom is the glass slipper of our generation” – Marla Singer This week’s theme was 1990’s movies with a twist, and listeners overwhelming selected David Fincher’s masterpiece, Fight Club (1999). While Brad Pitt & Edward Norton may have acted in the film, the real star was the story....

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Die Hard (1988)

Die Hard Quote: “Do you really think you have a chance against us, Mr. Cowboy?” – Hans Gruber This week Roger, Gene and Dick cook up the perfect receipt for a delicious 1980’s cinematic treat. With all the key ingredients on hand:  a cop trapped inside a high-rise, a team...