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Metro (1997)

A Hostage Negotiator teams up with a Sharpshooter to bring down a dangerous jewel thief.

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Detective Kimura
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Officer Forbes
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Earl
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Debbie, Earl's Hostage
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SWAT Officer Jennings
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Capt. Frank Solis
Frank Somerville ...
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Storyline

Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars. The ending is played out with Roper and his partner McCall attempting to rescue Roper's kidnapped girlfriend. A major element in the plot is the relationship between Roper and his girlfriend. Written by P.Wong <pwong@nt.net>

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Life is a negotiation. See more »


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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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17 January 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El negociador  »

Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,734,917 (USA) (24 January 1997)

Gross:

$31,987,563 (USA) (27 April 1997)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This was originally meant to star Harrison Ford. See more »

Goofs

The stripes on the knot of Sam's tie, change multiple times before he meets up with Korda in the the elevator. See more »

Quotes

Michael Korda: You know, there's a saying in Naples: When you think you're fuckin' them, they're fuckin' you.
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Connections

References Sanford and Son (1972) See more »

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POOR BUTTERFLY
by John Golden and Raymond Hubbell
Performed by Sonny Rollins
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
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Dopey But Fun Little Movie.
3 July 2001 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

I was very surprised once I saw this movie. The action was very cool, Eddie was very funny and good. This is the type of movie that a father and his son should see and both enjoy. This is a true guilty pleasure. Even though the movie makes Eddie seem like the only capable character at talking someone out of commiting a crime. But thats what made it fun and goofy! The movie didn't take itself seriously, I like that. See it but don't expect THE GODFATHER just expect a goofy action flick. 8


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