A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him.
A tenacious lawyer takes on a case involving a major company responsible for causing several people to be diagnosed with leukemia due to the town's water supply being contaminated, at the risk of bankrupting his firm and career.
The naked corpse of Captain Elisabeth Campbell, daughter of Lieutenant General "Fighting Joe" Campbell, is found staked out on the urban warfare range of Fort MacCallum. Army CID detectives and ex-lovers Paul Brenner and Sara Sunhill are called in to investigate, and find themselves wrapped up in a maelstrom of sexual impropriety and misguided face-saving.Written by
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Towards the end of the film soldiers are shown practicing maneuver, with the soundtrack being a contemporary cover of the song Rock Island Line. This was a popular song among chain gangs and is linked to the concept of doing "hard time," which, in some ways, bears a resemblance to the duties of enlisted personnel. See more »
In the segment of the training video shown near the end, it is stated that the human eye can, "perceive 16 shades of gray." This is utter nonsense. We can perceive thousands. If the statement were true, a white-to-black gradient would look to us like it has sixteen stripes of gray instead of a smooth transition. Early second-generation gray-scale monitors would be able to display sixteen shades of gray, but this was the limitation of early graphics cards and had nothing to do with human perception. See more »
I.D., please. First Sergeant White, please proceed.
[in a southern accent]
I believe I will. Thank you kindly.
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As the end credits roll scenes from the alternate version are shown. See more »
Overly talkative and overly complex, "The General's Daughter" just doesn't know when to quit. Still, there's no denying it is a well-made, well-acted effort from director Simon West (Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider). John Travolta stars as Warrant Officer Paul Brenner, determined to get to the bottom of the murder of a respected base commander's daughter. Of course very little is as it initially seems as Brenner peels back one layer of lies after another -- some surprising, others less so. The final truth is so bizarre and disturbing that even the most experienced viewers won't guess it. More focus and a shorter running time would have helped this one.
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