The Alternate

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"Kill the President, kill the hostages, escape. A great idea!"
  • R
  • 1999
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 3.1  (899)

The Alternate is a 2000 action movie starring Eric Roberts, Bryan Genesse, and Ice-T. The film follows the story of a group of high-ranking government officials who become targets of assassination by a mysterious organization known only as "The Ghost." The story begins when the Vice President's plane is blown up in mid-air, killing him and leaving the President (played by Roberts) in shock. Shortly after, a group of renegade military operatives take over a military base, and it becomes clear that they are acting on behalf of The Ghost.

The President and his small team of Secret Service agents must foil the assassination plot and bring the perpetrators to justice. Along the way, they must navigate the treacherous political landscape and battle against the heavily armed mercenaries who are trained to kill.

Ice-T plays the role of a fierce and loyal Secret Service agent who is tasked with protecting the President at all costs. His fighting skills and sharp wit prove to be invaluable assets as he battles the mercenaries and uncovers the truth behind The Ghost.

The action in The Alternate is fast-paced and intense, with thrilling chase scenes and explosive shootouts. The film is also bolstered by strong performances from its leads, particularly Roberts and Ice-T, who bring a sense of gravitas and authenticity to their roles.

Overall, The Alternate is a solid action movie that delivers the thrills and excitement that fans of the genre expect. While it may not break any new ground, it is a well-crafted and entertaining film that is sure to satisfy anyone looking for a fun and thrilling ride.

The Alternate is a 1999 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.1.

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    1 hr 35 min
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    3.1  (899)