Under Pressure (1999)





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A heat wave in Los Angeles becomes the catalyst for a heroic fireman's mental breakdown in this intense, violent drama. The unrelenting heat only adds to the pressures of his job. When his wife leaves him, the firefighter becomes psychotic, expressing his rage in increasingly violent ways.
R (adult situations/language, violence)
Drama , Mystery & Suspense , Special Interest
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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


Charlie Sheen
as Lyle Walden
Mare Winningham
as Catherine
John Ratzenberger
as Al Calavito
Noah Fleiss
as Zach Braverton
Chelsea Russo
as Marcie Braverton
Dawnn Lewis
as Sandy Tierra
Keone Young
as Ron the Repairman
Cody Jones
as D.J.
Elias Zarou
as Mr. Zadeh
Howard Hoover
as Highway Patrol Officer
David Hewlett
as Andrew
David Sutcliffe
as Helicopter Observer
Tino Monte
as Local TV Newscaster
Catherine Swing
as Crack House Reporter
Kim Roberts
as 911 Operator
Dawn Roach
as 911 Co-worker
Reggie Jackson
as Himself
Sheldon Turcott
as Network Newscaster
Errol Farquharson
as Gangbanger 1
Roy Anderson
as Gangbanger 2
Rory Flynn
as Kenny
Gloria E. Gifford
as Lyle's Mother
Phillip Jarrett
as Firefighter
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Sheen uncharacteristically plays an aggressive, psychopathic narcissist, a refreshing and daring change of pace, so props for that. Overall very watchable low-budgeter that keeps enough tension to hold one's attention, I should mention.

Melanie D'Angelo
Melanie D'Angelo

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