Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
Actors: Dylan Walsh, Ice-T, Erika Eleniak, Claudia Christian, Rick Ducommun
Director: Jim Wynorski
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama
Wealthy passengers line up to be the first on a nostalgic trip across the Atlantic on the USS Britannica. But things take a dangerous turn when Josef and his gang of death-dealing pirates hijack the Britannica, threatenin... more »
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That sinking feeling...
Kurt A. Greiner | Grass Valley, CA | 08/06/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)
"Oh boy, was this one bad. If you are a fan of Speed 2, Cruise Control, but feel it was a bit cerebral, this may be the film for you.First of all, it was made by someone with exactly zero knowledge of ships. I mean, how much stucco do you normally see on the bulkheads of ocean liners? Concrete on the floors of engine rooms?Then there were the continuity problems, with some scenes shot on the Queen Mary, and others on and older cruise ship. Not a big problem, unless you have established that the ship is sinking violently in one shot, and then perfectly stable in the next. Outside, the actors are running and jumping on an unmoving deck, while inside they are getting tossed around like a bad Star Trek episode.Dialogue? Claudia Christian must have been wistful for the worst of her Babylon 5 lines during most of this ordeal.Plot? A straightforward terrorists seize buidling/airplane/ship with military precision only to be defeated by the Lone Hero with his Comic Sidekick(s). We may have seen this one before...I had a good laugh towards the end, when a nearby naval ship, hearing that the ship is going down (but getting no word of terrorists on board) organizes a rescue by sending helicopters packed with fully armed marines, including anti-tank weapons. Not sure where they planned on stashing the survivors. You could have a bit of fun with this one, if you rent it and do a MST3K number on it. ..."
If you love Erika you will love this movie!
bigdukesix101 | tuscola, il United States | 11/09/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)
"I will not try and tell you this is much of a movie, but if your an Erika Eleniak freak as I am you will love it. Erika is clothed throughout the entire movie, but what cloths! Watching her walk down the ships passages is what this movie is about! She looks great, easily the best of her recent movies. If you want story get 'Second to Die'."
Lucky it was the final voyage.....
Malcolm R Phillipps | Auckland New Zealand | 06/28/2001
(1 out of 5 stars)
"Some people like "B" grade movies.....but not when they have so little action or romance to offer. The cast are so wooden, that even Ice T can't liven things up.Erika Eleniak has obviously struggled since Baywatch and will not get many offers after this.Imagine "Speed 2", but worse."