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"Revenge takes no prisoners."
  • R
  • 1989
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 5.0  (319)

Tripwire is an action-packed thriller movie from 1989, directed and written by James Lemmo. The film stars Terence Knox, David Warner, and Isabella Hofmann in lead roles. The movie follows the story of Matt Hendricks (Terence Knox), a former CIA agent who is now working as a private investigator. Matt is hired by a wealthy businessman, Victor 'Vic' Rondelli (David Warner), to investigate the mysterious death of his son, Greg Rondelli. According to the official reports, Greg died during a scuba diving accident, but Vic insists that there is more to the story than meets the eye. He believes that his son was murdered, and wants Matt to prove it.

Matt's investigation leads him to meet Greg's former girlfriend, Angela (Isabella Hofmann), who provides him with valuable information about the events leading up to Greg's death. Matt soon realizes that there is a lot at stake in this case, and there are powerful people who will stop at nothing to keep the truth from coming out.

As Matt delves deeper into the case, he uncovers a web of deceit and corruption involving a powerful drug lord, a crooked police officer, and a group of high-ranking officials in the government. Along the way, Matt must fight off a barrage of attacks and attempts on his life, as those who want to keep the truth hidden begin to realize that he is getting too close to the truth.

The movie is filled with thrilling action sequences, car chases, shootouts, and a gripping storyline that keeps the audience engaged throughout. The performances by Terence Knox, David Warner, and Isabella Hofmann are noteworthy, with each actor bringing their unique style and flair to their respective roles.

The film is set in the picturesque locales of San Diego, California, and the stunning visuals add to the overall appeal of the movie. The use of natural light and atmospheric sound effects adds to the realism and grittiness of the movie, making the audience feel like they are a part of the action.

Overall, Tripwire is an excellent movie that combines elements of action, suspense, and drama to create a thrilling ride that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. The brilliant performances by the lead actors and the stunning cinematography are some of the highlights of the film, making it a must-watch for fans of the thriller genre.

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    5.0  (319)