Mach 2 (2001)

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One of America's bravest military men finds himself pushing the limits of his abilities in this action-thriller. Senator Stuart Davis (David Hedison), a U.S. Congressman running for president, is travelling to the Balkins, hoping to speak with political leaders there to stop a civil war that threatens to become a major conflict. While on board, Davis decides to check out a computer disc which was handed to him shortly before his flight took off, and to his surprise, he discovers it contains damning evidence which proves Vice President Pike (Cliff Robertson), who is facing off against Davis in the upcoming election, is the leader of a secret plan to encourage the war in the Balkans so that American arms dealers will be able to sell weapons to both sides. It isn't long before Pike learns that Davis knows his secret and he's willing to use his power and his agents to bring down Davis' flight (and the innocent civilians on board) to cover his tracks. One of Davis' passengers is Capt. Jack Tyree (Brian Bosworth), an Air Force anti-terrorism expert, and it becomes obvious it's up to him to fight off Pike's goons and bring the jetliner safely to the ground. However, there's a catch -- despite his daring, skill, and military training, Tyree has never learned how to fly a plane. Mach 2 also stars Shannon Whirry, Michael Dorn, and Bruce Weitz.
Rating:
R (violence, language)
Genre:
Action & Adventure
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Studio:
Paramount Pictures

Cast

John Putch
as Tim Mandell
Lance Guest
as Keith
Cliff Robertson
as Vice President Pike
Richard Gabai
as Co-Pilot
Bruce Weitz
as Phil Jefferson
Michael Dorn
as Rodgers
Austin Stoker
as Edwards
Andrew Stevens
as Capt. Stevens
Shannon Whirry
as Shannon
Brian Bosworth
as Capt. Jack Tyree
Robert Pine
as Pilot
Grant Cramer
as Lyndon
David Hedison
as Sen. Stuart Davis
Jan Speck
as Linda
Sondra Currie
as Courtney Davis
Clark Reiner
as Whitney
Ladd York
as Lt. Fisher
Ai Wan
as Wendy Carson
Jennifer Leigh Hammon
as Gina Kendall
Richard Partlow
as Jeff Baker
Ron Chaney
as Capt. Wallace
Nikki Fitz
as Jill
Peter Lovney
as George
Don Mandigo
as Senator Lansdale
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Critic Reviews for Mach 2

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November 27, 2001
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Mach 2

½

There is only one good thing in this movie: the truth that in wars only USA makes profits! Senator Stuart Davis (David Hedison), a U.S. Congressman running for president, is travelling to the Balkans, hoping to speak with political leaders there to stop a civil war that threatens to become a major conflict. While on board, Davis decides to check out a computer disc which was handed to him shortly before his flight took off, and to his surprise, he discovers it contains damning evidence which proves Vice President Pike (Cliff Robertson), who is facing off against Davis in the upcoming election, is the leader of a secret plan to encourage the war in the Balkans so that American arms dealers can sell weapons to both sides. It isn't long before Pike learns that Davis knows his secret and he's willing to use his power and his agents to bring down Davis' flight. One of Davis' passengers is Capt. Jack Tyree (Brian Bosworth), an Air Force anti-terrorism expert, and it becomes obvious it's up to him to fight off Pike's goons and bring the jetliner safely to the ground. However, there's a catch -- despite his daring, skill, and military training, Tyree has never learned how to fly a plane. Bad director, bad actors, bad movie...

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