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The movie does start out pretty slowly, but the beginning does a good job of introducing the main characters and sets up the tense yet humorous relationship between father and son.
The plot of the movie is very good except that the ending, while being exciting and suspenseful, is a bit contrived (a little suspension of disbelief is needed here). The acting, with the exception of a couple minor characters, is also top-notch. The characters are believable and seem natural.
Finally, I'd just like to mention that this movie has a couple of great car chases that are a blast to watch, and seem plausible, unlike some movies where the chase scenes are totally unrealistic. Plus the fact that they are in Europe, with European vehicles makes them feel different than the standard fare.
The DVD itself has no special features, but the price is right. The video and audio quality are good (typical 80's movie quality), and are better than my laserdisc copy and much better than my old VHS copy. However, they did leave in the film change markers; so you have been warned if that bothers you.
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I found this movie on amazon. I remember seeing it years ago and I liked it. I was happy to be able to buy it.Published 20 days ago by Amazon Customer
I enjoyed this movie. It's a bit of a time piece but a great storyPublished 3 months ago by Dr. Ginge
Good action and actors are favorites. Love how the teenage son thought his ole dad was so boring and found out he was like James Bond.Published 12 months ago by KAD
This is an old spy thriller. American Gene Hackman's wife is kidnapped in Paris. His son, Matt Dillon, thinks his father is a klutz. Read morePublished 14 months ago by William J Walsh
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