The Fourth Angel

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"Sometimes revenge is the only solution."
  • R
  • 2001
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 5.3  (3,255)

In the movie "The Fourth Angel" from 2001, directed by John Irvin and starring Jeremy Irons, Forest Whitaker, and Jason Priestley, Irons plays Jack Elgin, a successful businessman who is travelling with his family to India. During a stopover in Frankfurt, their flight is hijacked by terrorists, including the ruthless Hasan (David Hoflin). Jack's wife and daughter are killed in the takeover, and Jack is left to ponder his loss and how to seek revenge against those responsible.

As Jack struggles with his grief and rage, he is approached by a man named Mike (Forest Whitaker), who claims to work for an organization that specializes in dealing with terrorists. Mike offers Jack a chance to get revenge by working with him and his team to track down the hijackers and bring them to justice. Jack agrees to the plan, and Mike sets him up with the necessary training and resources to take on the mission.

As Jack begins to hunt for the terrorists, he must navigate the complex world of international espionage and terrorism, working his way through a web of complex relationships and alliances among political leaders, militants, and financial backers. Along the way, he is assisted by a young journalist named Maria (Charlotte Rampling) who shares some of his motives and interests.

However, as the plot unfolds, Jack discovers that the people he's involved with are crossing lines and that they're not always who he thought they were. With so many moving parts, Jack soon finds himself in grave danger, and the situation gets more complicated as he sees that the people he trusted are not always truthful. Moreover, he must accept that taking revenge is a higher price than he could afford.

The plot of "The Fourth Angel" is tense and gripping, thanks in part to the excellent performances of the cast. Jeremy Irons plays his role with restraint and subtlety, conveying Jack's inner turmoil and his drive to seek revenge. Forest Whitaker adds depth and complexity to his role, portraying Mike as a man who is haunted by his past and trying to find redemption, while Jason Priestley showcases excellent acting skills, investing the character with the right amount of villainous magnetism, and Charlotte Rampling proves her acting talent acting her role to perfection.

The action sequences in "The Fourth Angel" are engaging and well-executed, with plenty of suspense and drama building up to satisfying reveals and plot twists. The movie deals with complex themes such as terrorism, vigilantism, and justice, and it does so in a way that is thought-provoking and impactful.

Despite being released twenty years ago, "The Fourth Angel" still feels relevant in today's world. It is a well-crafted and engaging film that is sure to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

The Fourth Angel is a 2001 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.3.

The Fourth Angel
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    5.3  (3,255)