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Bad guys are poisoning drinking water, and there is only one man who can stop them, Jeff Fahey.

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John Bradshaw

Writer:

Tony Johnston
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Fahey ... Det. David Chase
Kim Coates ... Montessi
Carrie-Anne Moss ... Melissa Wilkins (as Carrie-Ann Moss)
Gary Busey ... Mr. Turner
Denis Akiyama ... Det. Peter 'Playdo' Ota
David Mucci ... Wally
David Fraser David Fraser ... Ed 'Smarty-Pants' Williams
Martin Roach ... Sammy
Jonathan Potts ... Pogo
Karyn Dwyer ... Sparky (as Karen Dwyer)
Chris Pickle Chris Pickle ... Banjo
Linda Barnett Linda Barnett ... Lizzie (the tour guide)
Chris Gillett ... Lt. Rogers
Bill Lake ... Lt. Wilson
Emily Merryn Emily Merryn ... Sarah (as Emily Roberts)
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All out action film as a team of terrorists/robbers seize a water purification plant and threaten to pollute a city's entire drinking supply. However, the attack is in fact a cover-up of an in-progress robbery. Kim Coates plays the over-the-top genius leader of the gang at the plant, while Busey is a double-crossing leader of the burglary. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Money is the most explosive element.

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Trivia

Carrie-Anne Moss and Kim Coates previously starred in the pilot episode of F/X: The Series (1996) together. See more »

Quotes

Melissa Wilkins: So is there a cop-wife at home?
Det. David Chase: Yeah. I keep her in a jar with my cop-kids and my cop-dog.
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This movie kept me awake...
9 July 2002 | by D-PaCSee all my reviews

This movie had the characteristics of a B-movie, but had a very good plot. Jeff Fahey put on a very good role & the bad guy had a big ego. The fact that I didn't fall a sleep watching this movie after a hard days work, proofs it's not that bad at all & it's really worth watching.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alerta Geral See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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