Sudden death

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 1997
Availability: Available at 8 Libraries 9 of 10 copies
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Pittsburgh DVD Sudden
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Pittsburgh
Call Number  DVD Sudden
Carnegie Library of Homestead AV DVD Sudd
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Collection  AV
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Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Audio Visual DVD S
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North Versailles Public Library DVD NVDVD 123
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Penn Hills Library Audio Visual DVD SUD
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Collection  Audio Visual
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos DVD Sudden Death
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Collection  Videos
Call Number  DVD Sudden Death
Sewickley Public Library AV - DVDs DVD SUD
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Western Allegheny Community Library Audiovisual DVD SUDDEN DEATH
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CLP - Main Library Pennsylvania Dept. - Warehouse PENNA r DVD Sudden
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Pittsburgh IN TRANSIT
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Pittsburgh Penguins owner Howard Baldwin was the producer of Sudden Death, and the action is set in his hockey arena, in which the Penguins are playing the Chicago Blackhawks. Pittsburgh fire inspector Darren McCord (Jean-Claude Van Damme) is attending the game with his two children. He's quit fighting fires because of a tragedy a few years earlier involving a child he couldn't save. Also at the game is the vice-president of the United States (Raymond Barry), who is the target of a terrorist plot. The terrorist leader, an insane ex-CIA agent named Joshua Foss (Powers Boothe), has masterminded a scheme to hold the vice-president hostage in his luxury suite while demanding that payments be transferred to his account electronically at the end of each period of the game. If he doesn't get his money, he will kill one member of the vice-president's party at the end of each period, and at game's end he will order ten bombs hidden in the arena to be detonated with all 17,000 fans present. McCord discovers the plot while his daughter Emily (Whittni Wright) is kidnapped by the terrorists too. McCord must dispatch the villains and find the bombs, while saving all the hostages. Luckily, he is adept at martial arts. He fights one henchman dressed in a Penguins mascot outfit in the arena's kitchen, and another terrorist on the arena's retracting dome. At one point, McCord switches identities with a player, is sent into the game, and scores a goal. Director Peter Hyams also directed Van Damme in the blockbuster Timecop. ~ Michael Betzold, Rovi
Inside the Civic Arena, hockey fans gather for the Stanley Cup final game, including the Vice President of the United States. What they don't know is that someone is planning to blow up the building, & everyone inside, to bits.
Additional Information
Subjects Terrorism -- Drama.
Arenas -- Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Universal City, CA :Universal Home Video,1997
Edition Full screen.
Contributors Diamant, Moshe, producer.
Baldwin, Howard, 1942- producer.
Quintano, Gene, 1946- screenwriter.
Hyams, Peter, director.
Damme, Jean-Claude van, 1960- actor.
Boothe, Powers, 1948-2017 actor.
Barry, Raymond J., 1939- actor.
Harewood, Dorian, actor.
Debney, John, composer.
Universal Pictures (Firm), production company.
Imperial Entertainment Corp., production company.
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Jean-Claude van Damme, Powers Booth, Raymond J. Barry, Dorian Harewood.
Other Contributors Music composed and conducted by John Debney ; editor, Steven Kemper ; director of photography, Peter Hyams.
Language English
In English, French, or Spanish with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
Videodisc release of 1995 motion picture.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 (English); Dolby digital (French & Spanish).
Description 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0783219660
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