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"The Target: The world's richest man. The Deal: Bring him back alive. The Prize: A million in cash."
  • R
  • 1979
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 5.0  (1,105)

Firepower is an action-packed thriller from 1979 that features a star-studded cast including Sophia Loren, James Coburn, O.J. Simpson, and Eli Wallach. It was directed by Michael Winner, who is known for his work in the action genre. The movie follows the story of Jerry Fanon (played by James Coburn), a former CIA agent who has retired in order to run a business that specializes in security systems. However, his peaceful life is interrupted when he's asked by his former boss to help find a valuable research document that has been stolen. The document contains information on a powerful new weapon, and if it ends up in the wrong hands, it could pose a serious threat to national security. Fanon sets out to track down the document and the thieves who stole it.

Fanon's investigation leads him to a luxurious resort in the Caribbean, where he crosses paths with Adele Tasca (played by Sophia Loren), a wealthy widow who is vacationing with her young daughter. Tasca and Fanon's paths keep crossing, and eventually, they team up when they realize they're both trying to find the same group of thieves. They soon find themselves in the heart of a dangerous conspiracy, with the thieves trying to eliminate anyone who stands in their way.

Adding to the danger is Eddie (O.J. Simpson), a hitman who has been hired by the thieves to track down the document and kill anyone who gets in his way. Simpson delivers a solid performance as the ruthless Eddie, who will stop at nothing to complete his mission.

As the movie progresses, Fanon and Tasca face a series of deadly obstacles as they navigate their way through the twists and turns of the conspiracy. They work together to unravel the mystery behind the theft and battle against time to prevent the thieves from achieving their goal.

One of the movie's strongest selling points is its exotic filming locations, including luxurious resorts in the Caribbean and exotic South American jungles. These backdrops add an extra layer of intrigue to the movie and enhance the already thrilling story.

The performances in Firepower are also noteworthy. Sophia Loren is particularly impressive in her role as Adele Tasca, a role that showcases her acting range. James Coburn is also excellent as Fanon, delivering a solid performance that is both subdued and intense at the same time. He is able to convey the character's quiet determination and strength through his actions and mannerisms, without overacting.

Overall, Firepower is an entertaining action movie that offers plenty of thrills, excitement, and suspense. The star-studded cast, exotic locations, and intriguing plot make it a must-see for fans of the genre.

Firepower is a 1979 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.0.

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    5.0  (1,105)