R | | Action, Thriller
The secret U.S. abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York City, which leads to the declaration of martial-law.
While negotiating with the bus bombers, Hubbard offers to exchange himself for the hostages. In Ricochet (1991), Denzel Washington's character makes the same offer while negotiating with another criminal holding a woman hostage.
Agent Frank Haddad:
His name's Samir Nazhde. Teaches Arab Studies at Brooklyn College. He sponsored Ail Waziri's student visa. And dig this - his brother blew up a movie theatre in Tel Aviv.
Elise Kraft: You might consider leaving him alone.
Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard: Why would I consider doing that?
Elise Kraft: Play ...
During the car chase at the beginning of the film, the removable headrest in Hub's car disappears and reappears between shots.
English, Arabic, Spanish
$13,931,285 (USA) (8 November 1998)