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A trooper with the British Special Air Service (SAS) infiltrates a radical political group who are planning a terrorist operation against American dignitaries. A glamourized look at the methods and tactics of the famed British anti-terrorist squad.The SAS are a elite army unit which as well as its Anti terrorist role also performs covert and overt training of friendly countries armed forces and operates enemy lines.Written by
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This was one of the first movies I was allowed to go and see with my twin sister and friends back in the 80's. We were all big 'Professionals' fans.
We were not disappointed, there were really good action scenes and the plot very much mirrored the politics of the time. Lewis Collins plays a convincing, arrogant, SAS captain, who is sent undercover to infiltrate a terrorist organisation. His plan does not work out. He was supposed to identify the terrorist target, but is always kept in the dark. This all leads to a dramatic climax as he plays the hero at the end of the movie.
Unfortunately with today's hi-tech movies, this has dated somewhat but it does give a great snapshot of the 80's.
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