R | | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman while terrorists smuggle nuclear war heads into the United States.
When the film was initially released, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee was one of several groups to hold a protest at a Washington, D.C., theater. The groups attacked the film for its "depiction of Middle Easterners as homicidal, ... ...
Harry, do you realize it has, in fact, been 10 years since you've been behind the wheel of one of these things?
Harry Tasker: If I break it, they can take it outta my pay.
When speaking about the warhead, the movie refers to it as being composed of "14.5 kilograms of uranium with a plutonium trigger". Some nuclear weapons can be loosely described in this manner, especially triple-staged thermonuclear weapons, but the terminology is very unconventional and the description is incomplete.
This film is a work of fiction and does not represent the actions or beliefs of a particular culture or religion.
English, French, Arabic, German
$25,869,770 (USA) (17 July 1994)
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