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The Alternate (2000)

The Alternate (2000)

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In this suspense thriller, President Fallbrook (John Beck) is doing poorly in the polls a week before he's up for re-election. To boost his popularity, one of his advisors comes up with a plan -- stage a kidnapping, and when the chief executive is released under seemingly heroic circumstances, he'll be a shoo-in for another term. However, after Fallbrook and several of his wealthy and powerful friends are grabbed from under the eyes of Secret Service agents, the crooks hired to fake the kidnapping decide to make it into the real thing. One of the Secret Service agents (Eric Roberts) now has his work cut out for him as he tries to rescue Fallbrook from the supposed hoax. Also released under the title Agent of Death, The Alternate also stars Michael Madsen, Ice-T, and Bryan Genesse.

Cast

Eric Roberts
as The Replacement
Bryan Genesse
as The Leader
Ice-T
as Agent Williams
John Beck
as President Fallbrook
Larry Manetti
as Agent Harris
Michael Madsen
as Agent Briggs
Eliza Roberts
as Chief of Staff
J. Cynthia Brooks
as Mrs. Fallbrook
Richard Steinmetz
as Swat Leader
Ronn Moss
as Fake President
Robert Madrid
as Security Technician
Sal Landi
as Secret Service Agent
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Films pitting Eric Roberts against former Just the Ten of Us 'Lubbock babe' Brooke Theiss in a knock-down, drag-out martial arts tussle are hard to come by.

January 6, 2010 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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