8-The Art of War
Secret agent Neil Shaw, Wesley Snipes, is an ultra-covert American agent who uncovers an international plot to bring down the United Nations. When the Chinese ambassador is assassinated in cold blood on the eve of an open trade agreement, Shaw loses the killer and is captured as the prime suspect. But before he can be sprung by his own team the Chinese mafia ambushes him. Only a beautiful, reluctant Chinese translator Marie Matiko can help sort the whole mess out.
This Action/Adventure is rated R for strong violence, some sexuality, language and brief drug content.
Aside from Wesley Snipes and Marie Matiko, the movie stars Anne Archer, Donald Sutherland and Michael Biehn.
It was directed by Chritian Duguay, produced by Nicolas Clermont and written by Kevin Bernhardt, Wayne Beach and Simon Davis Barry. Released by Warner Bros.
The movies running time is 2 hours sharp.
Falling 4 spots to number 8 this week, the movie grossed $2,400,000 in its third time 'round, giving it a total of $25,000,000.
© 2000 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com)