Jack Higgins' On Dangerous Ground Movie Review 1995

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A major miscast ruins thriller writer Higgins's chances in this cable movie. Ex-IRA assassin and all-around terrorist Sean Dillon (Lowe) nows works for a British intelligence agency, headed by Brigadier Ferguson (Cranham). A secret agreement documenting a WWII deal between Lord Mountbatten and Mao Tse-tung has come to murky light and could exacerbate the tensions between China and Britain over Hong Kong. Dillon not only is expected to retrieve the document but also prevent an assassination attempt while the U.S. prez visits England. Lowe's way too lightweight for the Dillon role and manages to throw what should have been a good action yarn completely off-balance.


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Available on VHS
Running time 105 minutes.
Originally from Canadian, British, Luxembourg.

Cast and Crew

Politics, Great Britain, Assassination
Christopher Wickens
Rob Lowe, Kenneth Cranham, Juergen Prochnow, Deborah Maria Moore, Ingeborga Dapkounaite, Daphne Cheung, Richard Rees, Claude Blanchard
Ken Westbury
Laurence Gordon-Clark
Leon Aronson
Jim Reeve, Carousel Films, Telescene Films, Visionview, Showtime Networks

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