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Commander Hamilton (1998)

Hamilton (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 30 January 1998 (Sweden)
A nuclear armed SS20 will be smuggled from Russia via Finland to Sweden unless Swedish agent Hamilton +5 stop them with "no loose ends". What about the other stolen SS20?

Director:

Harald Zwart

Writers:

Jonas Cornell (screenplay), William Aldridge (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Stormare ... Hamilton
Lena Olin ... Tessie
Mark Hamill ... Hawkins
Mats Långbacka Mats Långbacka ... Stålhandske
Terry Carter ... Texas Slim
Evgeniy Lazarev ... Tjivartsev (as Evgeni Lazarev)
Zakia Tahri Zakia Tahri ... Moona
Christer Söderlund Christer Söderlund ... Ulfsson
Per Grytt Per Grytt ... Molander
Per Flygare Per Flygare ... Jansson
Madeleine Elfstrand Madeleine Elfstrand ... Anna
Andrey Smolyakov ... Barabanov (as Andrei Smoliakov)
Thomas Hedengran ... Gustavsson
Anders Lidberg Anders Lidberg ... Paratrooper
Mikael Ahlberg Mikael Ahlberg ... Andersson
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Storyline

Swedish agent Carl Hamilton and Finnish Åke Stålhandske are ordered to stop Russian smugglers. The smuggled goods is a nuclear missile. It's an SS 20, 1,5 megatons, "enough to turn Paris, Washington or New York to ashes". The American villain is Mike Hawkins. Written by Anonymous

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Från producenterna av "Vendetta"


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Sweden | Norway

Language:

English | Swedish | Russian

Release Date:

30 January 1998 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Commander Hamilton See more »

Filming Locations:

Enköping, Uppsala län, Sweden See more »

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Budget:

SEK50,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mark Hamill accidentally hit Peter Stormare during the last fight scene. See more »

Goofs

The warheads selected at the beginning were marked "inertnyy" in Cyrillic script. This is Russian for inert indicating that they were not fissile and only suitable for training. See more »

Quotes

Hamilton: Trust me. I kow.
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Alternate Versions

Was also made as a four-episode TV mini-series, which included about one hour of extra footage, as well as some re-shot scenes. See more »


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RACHID TAHA & CARTE DE JOUR-YA RAYAH
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The fall and fall of the Swedish 007.
9 September 2006 | by ichabod81See all my reviews

This film just doesn't work. No two ways about it. I saw it for the first time back in '98 when it was released and I didn't like it. I just bought it on sale a couple of days ago, 'cause I thought "whatta hell, I'll give it a try". I don't regret for the money I put out for Hamilton, but the fact remained the same.. this movie is pointless, dull and uninteresting.

Stormare is usually a delight, but that's when he's making films in the US. Back home he doesn't do the trick. Sure the movie is well made (if you forget the odd stock footage here'n'there), but in the end the only thing that REALLY lifts Hamilton above one star garbage, is Hamill's turn as the bad guy Hawkins. He seriously has fun with the character and is also responsible for the only two good moments in the movie.. "Swedish intelligence, huh? Now there's a contradiction in terms" and when he allows Hamilton to have a word or two with his wife over the phone towards the end of the flick. And that's really pretty much it.

** / *****


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