Chain Of Command Movie Review Summary

Actors: Patrick Muldoon, Roy Scheider, Michael Biehn, Maria Conchita Alonso

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After saving the President-elect from an assassan on an airliner, Secret Service agent Connelly (Patrick Muldoon) is transfered to protecting the briefcase that contains the nuclear launch codes: "the football".
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When President Jack Cahill (Roy Scheider) travels to meet a buisnessman on his cruise ship off the Chinese coast, Connelly traels with him. But soon, the businessman has his secuirty chief Craig Thornton (Michael Biehn) kill the secret service agents and take the football.

With the football in the hands of a man who wants a nuclear war between the U.S. one missile gets fired towards the Chinese capital. Vice-President Gloria Valdez (Maria Conchita Alonso) desperately tries to keep the Chinese from firing an all out nuclear strike, but they too fire a nuclear missle at Washington D.C.

With two cities destroyed and the U.S. and China on the brink of war, Connelly must take back control of the football and save millions from a nuclear war.
The review of this Movie prepared by Matthew W. Kresal

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Legal/Political Thriller?    -   Yes Political Plotlets:    -   managing/preventing conflict with other nations Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   Preventing bomb/biohazard/disaster The terrorist enemy is...    -   businessmen (the #1 enemy in Hollywood films)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat    -   warship Air?    -   Yes Air:    -   passenger plane    -   air force one City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C. Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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