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.
Anthony 'Hub' Hubbard:
Ladies and gentlemen, meet the late, uh, Ali Waziri, one of the bombers of Bus 87. We were able to trace this sucker to a... group in Ramallah. That's West Bank - not West Side - for all of you just joining us from Nebraska. Tina?
Tina Osu: We've pulled his ...
Hub's drink disappears and reappears several times when he is in the restaurant with Elsie.
Some post-2001 versions have the World Trade Center digitally removed from the New York skyline.
English, Arabic, Spanish
$13,931,285 (USA) (8 November 1998)