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Double Team [DVD] [1997]

  • SKU: 3352758
  • Release Date: 03/31/1998
  • Rating: R
Tsui Hark directs Jean-Claude Van Samme and Dennis Rodman in the action film Double Team, which comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.35:1. A closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. Spanish, French, and English soundtracks have also been recorded in Dolby Digital Surround. Subtitles are accessible in all three of those languages. Supplemental materials include the theatrical trailer. This is a solid disc that will please genre enthusiasts.

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    Special Features

    • English two-channel and 5.1 [Dolby Digital]
    • Additional languages: Spanish, French
    • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
    • Scene selections
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Widescreen and full-screen formats


    Double Team
    Like John Woo and Ringo Lam before him, noted Hong Kong action director Tsui Hark made his American filmmaking debut with a thriller starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. For this film, Hark also had the privilege of guiding basketball star Dennis Rodman through his first dramatic role. American anti-terrorist agent Jack Quinn (Van Damme) has retired from duty, content to stay with his pregnant wife at his seaside hideaway. However, the CIA lure him back into duty for one last mission: wiping out crazed international terrorist Stavros (Mickey Rourke). Quinn flies to Antwerp to ambush Stavros, but his plan fails; Quinn is captured and imprisoned in "The Colony," a prison camp for spies "too valuable to kill and too dangerous to set free." To further torture Quinn, Stavros kidnaps Quinn's wife; after she gives birth to their son, Stavros keeps him captive, surrounded by land mines and wild animals. Quinn escapes and makes plans to rescue his wife and child, but he can't do it alone, so he seeks the help of Yaz (Rodman), a top-level underground arms merchant with a tendency towards flamboyant body modification. Rodman also appears with R&B vocalist Crystal Waters on the song "Just a Freak" which appears on the film's soundtrack. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Jean-Claude Van Damme
      Jean-Claude Van Damme - Jack Quinn
    • Dennis Rodman
      Dennis Rodman - Yaz
    • Mickey Rourke
      Mickey Rourke - Stavros
    • Paul Freeman
      Paul Freeman - Goldsmythe
    • Natacha Lindinger
      Natacha Lindinger - Kath

    Customer rating

    Rating 1 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      Dennis Rodman? Are You Kidding?!


      I have only two words to say about this film and dvd...'Dennis Rodman.'

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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