Under Siege 1992

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Action boxoffice sensation Steven Seagal ("Above the Law," "Hard to Kill") is a martial arts expert/chef in this adventure-packed story of terrorism at sea. Earning over $83,000,000 at the box office, Siskel and Ebert give it "two thumbs up!" and say it's "one of the best times you're going to have at a movie this year."

Starring:
Steven Seagal,Tommy Lee Jones
Runtime:
1 hour, 42 minutes

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Under Siege

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Genres Thriller, Action & Adventure
Director Andrew Davis
Starring Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones
Studio Warner Bros.
BBFC rating Suitable for 18 years and over
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Timelord-007 TOP 500 REVIEWER on 4 Sept. 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Under Siege (DVD IMPORT).

DVD Info.
Format: PAL, Import
Language: English
Subtitles: Dutch
Region 2
Ratio: 16:9/1:85.1
Number of discs: 1
Running Time: 98 minutes

Cast.
Steven Seagal as Casey Ryback
Tommy Lee Jones as William "Bill" Strannix
Gary Busey as Commander Krill
Erika Eleniak as Jordan Tate
Colm Meaney as Daumer
Patrick O'Neal as Captain Adams
Andy Romano as Admiral Bates
Dale Dye as Captain Nick Garza
Nick Mancuso as Tom Breaker
Damian Chapa as Tackman

Box Office.
Budget $35,000,000
Box Office Gross $156,563,139

Trivia.
1)Erika Eleniak, who plays Jordan Tate "Miss July 1989" actually was Playboy Playmate of the Month for July, 1989.
2)Steven Seagal wanted Craig R. Baxley (who had already passed on "Hard To Kill") to co-direct with him.
3)While locked in the meat locker, Ryback calls the marine who's guarding him a "E1 prick". E1 meaning the lowest ranking enlisted person in the marines.
4)Nine of the actors in this film, including Tommy Lee Jones, returned a year later to appear in the film The Fugitive (1993), also directed by Andrew Davis.
5)Steven Seagals biggest grossing film.

What's The Story.
Casey Ryback is a former Navy SEAL who is now the cook aboard the USS Missouri. Everyone aboard is about to celebrate the birthday of Captain Adams. They've even hired a band led by William Strannix & former playboy playmate Jordan Tate to jump out of a cake & dance.

What Adams doesn't know is that he is in for a deadly surprise.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By IOWBOY TOP 500 REVIEWER on 13 Oct. 2012
Format: Blu-ray
I'm a big fan of Steven Seagal, so much so that I have every film he as released to date across multiple formats, but even the most ardent of fans surely cannot deny the considerable drop in the quality of his output.

There has been a gradual decline in production values from more or less his first few films, there have been the ocassional glimmers of hope offered but these are very much few and far between unfortunately.

However, 'Undersiege' is a film that very much shows the actor at the height of his powers; a good story, high production values, and an excellent cast with a reliable director resulted in this film being his biggest financial success to date.

If 'Undersiege' is to be remembered as the finest film of Steven Seagal's career I see no shame in that.

I won't take the time here to provide a synopsis of the story, I can imagine that there are few purchasing this Blu-ray who have not seen the film at some point, I will instead concentrate on the reasons as to why someone who may already own this film on DVD should re-invest in this high definition version from America.

Ok, first things first, this Blu-ray disc is REGION FREE.

Secondly the disc casing whilst having the same general dimensions as UK versions is the thinner American type, measuring 10mm thick (rather than 15mm), I only mention this because it may bother some, personally I think I actually prefer them!

The running time of the feature is 103 minutes, the UK DVD release is 98 minutes, and therein lies the first advantage of this version, it is UNCUT.

Just about all of the Region 2 DVD releases of Steven Seagal's early films (ie. the best ones!
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By S. Drury on 19 Jan. 2010
Format: Blu-ray
Absolute classic action movie that never ever will get old! Has all the formula! Steven Seagal is top of his game in this film, a must own on blu-ray as the picture is much, much better than the DVD version, there are bits of grain here and there but who cares! The u.s import version is region free and 5 minutes longer with all the blood and gore, the u.k version is cut to bits and is not the definitive version for your collection.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By DAN H. on 15 Mar. 2015
Format: DVD
After all these years Under Siege is still one of those absolute gems of a 90's action film. When I watched it again recently, I realised that at that time Steven Seagal was so close to giving other more well established action stars a run for their money. Namely Schwarzenegger, Stallone and Willis. To try and show this, take a look at where those action giants were in 1992 when Under Siege came out. Arnie was coming off the masterpiece that is T2. However he was about to have his first flop, Last Action Hero. As much I love that film it failed somewhat. Sly was in one of his career lows with comedies Stop Or My Mom Will Shoot and Oscar. Bruno was the one who made the best film at that time with the s**t hot The Last Boy Scout but also made the OK comedy Death Becomes Her. Please note I have a copy off all the above mentioned films.

Jean Claude Van Damme was also muscling his way in with the fantastic Universal Soilder. But I think the crown goes to Under Siege because this was Seagal at his very best, following on from Above The Law, Hard To Kill, Out For Justice and Marked For Death. Awsome! If you have read some of my other reviews you will know I am a big Seagal fan and like his recent films very much too. But Under Siege is the dogs b******s and still holds up very well today. It's up there with Die Hard in my opinion.

Seagal plays ex-Navy SEAL, Casey Ryback stationed aboard the USS Missouri as the captains cook. Yes, a cook! Brilliant! The ship is taken over by a rouge CIA operative, Tommy Lee Jones, helped by one if the ships officers, Gary Busey. Both these guys are excellent as the baddies and i would say Tommy Lee is up there with Die Hard's Hans Gruber. Ryback comes to the resue and kicks some serious ass showing off his truely remarkable martial arts skills.
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