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On Deadly Ground

  • Drama
  • 1994
  • Steven Seagal
  • 96 mins
  • 15
    More info: UK: Suitable only for persons of 15 years and over

Summary

A tough firefighter sets out to stop the destruction of native tribes and the natural environment by an unscrupulous oil company planning to drill in Alaska. Ecological thriller, directed by and starring Steven Seagal, with Michael Caine, Joan Chen, John C McGinley, R Lee Ermey and Billy Bob Thornton.

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Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Action star Steven Seagal has always brought a vaguely liberal slant to his no-brain thrillers and his directorial debut is admirably politically correct. It's just a shame that the caring, sharing eco-friendly message tends to overpower what Seagal does best - kicking the stuffing out of bad guys. Here he's a troubleshooter who goes into battle with oil tycoon Michael Caine - hammily over the top and with a scary hairdo to boot - who's about to pollute virtually all of Alaska. Seagal the director shows that he has picked up the odd trick or two from the action specialists who made his name, but his impassioned green speeches will have viewers reaching for the remote control.

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Details

Theatrical distributor
Warner Brothers
Language
English
Guidance
Violence, swearing and nudity.
Available on
video and DVD
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

rolename
Forrest TaftSteven Seagal
Michael JenningsMichael Caine
MasuJoan Chen
MacGruderJohn C McGinley
StoneR Lee Ermey
LilesShari Shattuck
Homer CarltonBilly Bob Thornton
Hugh PalmerRichard Hamilton

Crew

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DirectorSteven Seagal
DirectorSteven Seagal
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