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Live Wire
Live Wire
Actors: Pierce Brosnan, Ron Silver, Ben Cross, Lisa Eilbacher, Tony Plana
Director: Christian Duguay
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     2004     1hr 25min

An FBI bomb expert tracks down terrorists armed with exploding water. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Ron Silver, Ben Cross and Lisa Eillbacher. Year: 1992 Director: Christian Duguay Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Ron Silver, Ben Cross

     

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Actors: Pierce Brosnan, Ron Silver, Ben Cross, Lisa Eilbacher, Tony Plana
Director: Christian Duguay
Creators: Bart Baker, Cindy Hornickel, David Willis, Eric McLeod, Marjorie Lewis, Suzanne Todd
Genres: Action & Adventure, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Espionage, Pierce Brosnan, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: New Line Home Video
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 06/01/2004
Original Release Date: 09/03/1992
Theatrical Release Date: 09/03/1992
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 25min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
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Member Movie Reviews

Pavel P. from MADISON, WI
Reviewed on 12/26/2010...
Hackneyed plot and wooden acting. Two days later, the stink from this film still lingers.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

Brosnan made the movie, music could have been better.
09/16/1999
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I watched this movie on cable several years ago and have been searching for it for awhile, unfortunately I could never remember the name, until now. I am a true fan of Pierce Brosnan, since his debut as Remington Steele. 'Live Wire' allowed viewers to really see Brosnan. He was angry and vengeful, arrogant and cruel, comical and so very sexy, and physical. If not for starring Brosnan, the movie would have never been able to hold my attention. The music really sucked, and Silver well he has done much better work. I recommend this movie to anyone who can't get enough Brosnan. No collection of Brosnan films can be completed without 'Live Wire'."
Brosnon is electrifying as a loose cannon with brains.
iriley1979 | NYC | 07/02/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is very underated, I happen to think it is better than every James Bond movie Bronson has made except for Golden Eye. Bronson's character in this movie has more depth than Bond's character which allowes Bronson to show of his acting talents and a wider range of emotions. In this movie he plays a capable, resoursful, tough, independent, bomb specialist. However, he is also a haunted drunk with a temper. Bronson's child drowned in a pool at their home while he was supposed to be watching her. The guilt has turned him into a hollow shell of the man he was. His wife has seperated from him and is now dating a senator who she works for. The senator, played by Ron Silver, is a great character. Silver does a supreb job of being sleazy and arrogant in this movie. The plot of this movie is unrealistic but intriguing nonetheless. Somehow a middle eastern terrorist/arms dealer has succeded in developing an explosive that exists in liquid form. For instance it looks like water but if you drink it you explode. The scenes where people explode are CRAZY!!! People get it really bad in this movie. The villian in this film is great, I have never heard of Ben Cross before and have never seen him in anything since this film and I do not know why since he plays such a great villian. His screen presence is astounding, he has even more presence than Brosnon. I lot of people gave this movie bad reviews but from reading what they wrote it seems to me that they had trouble following the plot. A lot happens in this movie very quickly and the plot involves a United States governent sponsored arms deal gone bad. In truth the movie could have spent more time detailing exactly what went wrong between the senators and the arms dealer (Ben Cross). Ben Cross's assistant is the guy who played the father on Ressecurtion Boulvd. (the Showtime orginal series about boxing) and he is good as a terrorist. I liked the fact that Bronson is pretty much the only good guy in the film, the senators are bad, and so is the arms dealer. Lots of intense action scenes, horrible death, etc. Good direction, script, acting, etc. The evil people in this movie get what is coming to them in the end, the senator especially."
One hot movie
jensting79 | NJ United States | 01/08/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Anybody who is a fan of Pierce Brosnan should definitely get a copy of the Unrated Version of Live Wire. It's worth the price of the movie just for the hot love scenes(and I mean hot!) between Pierce and Lisa Eilbacher.. ."