North Sea hijack

  • 3.26 MB
  • English
Statementdirected by Andrew V. McLaglen.
The Physical Object
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North Sea Hijack (released as ffolkes outside the UK and as Assault Force on US TV) is a British action film starring Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins and Michael was directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and adapted by Jack Davies from his novel, Esther, Ruth and Jennifer. This film was a vehicle for both Moore and Perkins to try to escape by: Michael J.

Lewis. North Sea Hijack is a reasonable action film, it holds up against these straight to dvd action films of Steven Segal, Wesley Snipes, Etc. Obviously its from a diffrent decade being the late seventies & the action is more like Roger Moore's Bond films of that era than modern action films with cgi blood & so on.

But it is a watchable film/5(). Whatever it's called (let's say North Sea Hijack for the sake of accuracy), the film is based on a book called Esther, Ruth and Jennifer, the title of which makes sense in context but is no good for a film which features exploding oil rigs and a cat-loving James Bond in a tramp's beard and Where's Wally hat.

'ffolkes', incidentally, is Rodge's character's surname, and although a basic grasp of. Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen. With Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins, Michael Parks.

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When terrorists take over two oil rigs, and threaten to blow them up if their demands are not met, an eccentric anti-terrorism expert volunteers his unique commando unit to stop them/10(K).

Buy North Sea Hijack: Collectible Buildings & Accessories - FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases. North Sea Hijack starts with an opening scene where Roger Moore, adorned in a bobble hat, berates 'ffolkes' Ffusiliers' for their efforts in a training exercise before going on to complain about the fact that they now allow "females" into his favourite club.

He also has a cat called Enoch. "I like cats. I don't like people who don't.3/5(). In one (initially) frustrating aspect 's 'North Sea Hijack' is very much redolent of Lewis Collins' SAS flick 'Who Dares Wins' released some two years later.

After all, both films' evocative titles and lurid, explosion-filled marketing promise copious excitement and adrenaline-fuelled stunts in equal measure/5(). Audience Reviews for North Sea Hijack (ffolkes) (Assault Force) So this is one of those movies that has numerous alternative titles for no real apparent reason%.

North Sea Hijack is a fast paced, frequently entertaining thriller about the ingenious hijacking of a major North Sea oil rig. It features a totally off-the-wall performance by Roger Moore as an anti-terrorist expert who has some bizarre habits indeed, such as sewing, raising cats, and drinking whisky at 10a.m.

North Sea Hijack Movies: When a terrorist hijacks an offshore drilling platform in the North Sea, rather than meet his demands, wealthy adventurer Rufus Ffolkes leads a crack team of commandoes to 3/5.

Roger Moore is the frogman hero, James Mason is an admiral and Anthony Perkins is, as usual, demented and planning to hijack a North Sea oil rig. It's sub-Bond, sub-Frederick Forsyth, even sub 2/5. Financial analysis of North Sea Hijack () including budget, domestic and international box office gross, DVD and Blu-ray sales reports, total earnings and profitability.

Behind The Stunts 'Ffolkes' / 'North Sea Hijack' Published on A look at the stunts and action sequences on this adventure for Roger Moore.

North Sea Hijack The biggest attraction is the banter between Roger Moore and the various types with whom he comes in conflict during his preparations to save a hijacked supply ship. North Sea Hijack (aka ffolkes) This quirky tale features Roger Moore as a strange cat loving woman hating leader of a team of specialist underwater saboteurs.

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North Sea Hijack by Davies, Jack A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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North Sea Hijack. likes. North Sea Hijack is a British action film from starring Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins, and Michael Parks. Davies spent two years researching the rough, tough world of North Sea oil men." "The cast and crew of "ffolkes" were located in Galway, Ireland for five weeks, filming in, around and off Galway Bay.

The Bustling harbor town has a population of 35, [and they] were amused, amazed, and bemused in turn to see the crew turn the town into a port. Friday Forgotten Film – North Sea Hijack aka “ffolkes” () By le0pard13, July 7, Admiral Brindsen: “I suppose you’re one of those fellows who does the Times crossword puzzle in ten minutes.”.

ffolkes: “I have *never* taken ten minutes.”. Sir Roger Moore may not have been my favorite to have donned the tux and asked for his vodka martini to be “shaken, not stirred. Based on the book Esther, Ruth and Jennifer by Jack Davies, who also wrote the screenplay for the movie.

ffolkes 18th April Cinema mins North Sea Hijack 18th April Cinema mins Sprengkommando Atlantik 22nd May Cinema mins Les loups de Haute Mer 9th July Cinema. Where North Sea Hijack fails is that it takes a potentially convincing idea, then completely undermines it by subjecting it to shallow treatment.

The Navy, represented by tired Admiral James ('I. While he was busy playing James Bond, actor Roger Moore found time in between the long productions of those movies to appear in about a dozen others, some quite good, especially Gold (), Shout at the Devil (), The Wild Geese () - and North Sea Hijack (), confusingly retitled ffolkes for its U.S.

release, with an altered, highly deceptive advertising campaign. North Sea Hijack is a British action thriller film directed by Andrew V.

McLaglen, starring Roger Moore, James Mason, and Anthony is based on the novel Esther, Ruth and Jennifer by Jack Davies. The film has been re-issued under several other titles: North Sea Hijack was the original British title, but the film was issued internationally as ffolkes and later shown on TV as.

"The North Sea Hijack" or "ffolkes" is an action film from the s that does not realize it is an action film from the s. Based on a novel by Jack Davies, the movie follows the adventures of Rufus Excalibur ffolkes (portrayed by Roger Moore), a frogman turned counter-terrorism consultant for private industry such as insurance companies and the government of the United Kingdom/5().

- north sea hijack uk one sheet movie poster with roger moore and james mason known as ffolkes in the US, available to purchase from our collection. ~ Galway Memories ~ The supply ship Esther from the movie North Sea Hijack which was filmed in Galway over five to six weeks in Photo taken and Kindly sent in by: Sean Lavelle.Anthony Perkins (April 4, – Septem ) was an American actor, director and singer.

He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his second film, Friendly Persuasion (), but is best remembered for playing Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho () and its three other films include Fear Strikes Out (), The Matchmaker (), On.Add Comment and, Bolo Literature Tv Tropes, Download Sound Effects Radio TV And Film, Ebook Sound Effects Radio TV And Film, effects, film, Free Ebook Sound Effects Radio TV And Film, Free PDF Sound Effects Radio TV And Film, Killing Intent Tv Tropes, Missing Film Tv Tropes, Nero Wolfe Literature Tv Tropes, North Sea Hijack Film Tv.