A Secret Service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the President. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a Secret Service Protective Intelligence Division agent.
Ben Campbell, a twenty-two-year-old gas station attendant in a small desert town, is looking to make some extra money. He is surprised when Madec, a wealthy lawyer, asks him to be his guide... See full summary »
An obsessed brother and sister lead a team of researchers into the last unexplored jungle to unravel the mysterious disappearance of their parents. They're overcome by surreal hallucinations and discover much more than they sought out to.
Madec, an international and unscrupulous entrepreneur, hires the skilled young tracker Ben to guide him through the fearful and barren Mojave Desert during a hunting trip. Unfortunately, however, things will take a turn for the worse, when prideful Madec shoots unintentionally the wrong target, and in a cynical attempt to wash his hands of the irrevocable deed, Madec will try to bribe himself out of this predicament by offering Ben a hefty compensation in exchange for his silence. But as this is against Ben's principles, before long, the unfortunate tracker will run for his life under the fierce and merciless sun. Undoubtedly, the desert is limitless, but on the other hand, so is the desire to survive.Written by
The Steyr Scout is the rifle carried by John Madec (Michael Douglas) in the film. He specifically identifies the rifle as a "Steyr Scout, .308". See more »
When Madec hands Ben the rifle, he says the Leupold scope is the best scope out of Sweden. Leupold is an American brand who makes all their scopes in the United States. See more »
You know I can't keep this, right?
Man, your grandfather made it for you.
To give the man I love.
Come on, you won't miss me. Your practice at six every morning, classes... All those college guys...
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An old rich guy who likes to hunt pays a young scout to help him find some big game out in the desert. Something goes wrong and the two start a conflict that can't end well.
Michael Douglas still has a solid presence in the screen and you get to see some wild landscape. But the actual plot after the "thing" that will go wrong seems like ridiculous to me and to the people I know they saw the movie. Lots of hasty decisions without thinking.
Anyway, this isn't going to the Oscars but it is somehow watchable and 90 minutes pass relative quickly if you don't mind the, in my opinion, incoherent plot. As a plus you get to see the new Benz 6X6 before it reaches the production line. Reportedly costs more than half a million.
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