R | | Action, Drama, Mystery
A Witness Protection specialist becomes suspicious of his co-workers when dealing with a case involving high-tech weapons.
At Tony Two-Toes' (Joe Viterelli's) office, Kruger (Arnold) is referred to as "the tree trunk". Arnold Schwarzenegger is nicknamed "The Oak".
That weapon, it came from your company, right?
Lee: Yes. It's an EMP prototype, it's not even supposed to exist.
Lee: Electro-Magnetic Pulse. No gunpowder, no conventional bullets. They fire caseless aluminum shells at nearly the speed of light.
John: You're ...
A rail gun that fired a projectile of nearly any mass at speeds that are a fraction of the speed of light (relativistic speeds) would cause immense damage whether or not it struck its intended target. In fact, the kinetic energy released when the projectile struck anything would almost certainly be enough to injure or kill the shooter, especially if that person was within several miles of the target.
The weapon used in the film was far too powerful to be useful in the scenarios shown.
Unless the gun is designed to absorb the recoil.
$24,566,446 (USA) (23 June 1996)
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