PG | | Action, Crime, Thriller
On a cargo ship converted into a cruise-liner, First Officer John Carter foils the plan of international hijackers to use his vessel as bait for a passing U.S. Treasury ship carrying gold bullion.
The film was released fifteen years after the source novel was published. The book was MacLean's eighth novel, and this movie was the eleventh filmed adaptation of one of his stories.
A mercenary aims a bazooka at the Unicorn One as it comes along side. It is clear that the bazooka is empty as you can see the ship's hull in the background through the tube.
The UK cinema version was cut by the BBFC for an 'A' (PG) certificate to edit a poker torture and the bloody shooting of Dr Marston. Despite the 1990 video release being heavily shortened by around 10 minutes by the distributor and upgraded to a 15 certificate it featured the same UK cinema cuts with an additional 15 secs of edits to remove a woman being shot and closeups of a lock picking.