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* EvilOverlooker: Subverted. The cover makes it seem like Patrick Stewart is the villain overlooking Pierce Brosnan, but he's actually the latter's [[TheSpymaster Spymaster]] and unambiguously on the side of the good guys.

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* EvilOverlooker: Subverted. The cover makes it seem like Patrick Stewart is the villain overlooking Pierce Brosnan, but he's actually the latter's [[TheSpymaster Spymaster]] and unambiguously on the side of the good guys. The real villain is a RenegadeRussian played by Christopher Lee.


* EvilOverlooker: Subverted. The cover makes it seem like Patrick Stewart is the villain overlooking Pierce Brosnan, but he's actually TheSpymaster and on the side of the good guys.

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* EvilOverlooker: Subverted. The cover makes it seem like Patrick Stewart is the villain overlooking Pierce Brosnan, but he's actually TheSpymaster the latter's [[TheSpymaster Spymaster]] and unambiguously on the side of the good guys.



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* WireDilemma: The first bomb requires cutting the wires on it in a specific order or it will explode, and is only stopped at the last second. The second bomb starts counting down after Benin activates it but Graham can't remember the exact sequence. [[spoiler:Fortunately, the scientist who built it had sabotaged it as payback against Benin for exposing him to its radiation.]]


* SickbedSlaying: General Benin orders the scientist who constructed the bombs for him to be killed to keep him from talking. Whitlock stops the assassin in time, but accidentally injects him with the poison.

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* SickbedSlaying: General Benin orders the scientist who constructed the bombs for him (who is already dying in the hospital from radiation poisoning because of the faulty equipment Benin had provided him) to be killed to keep him from talking. Whitlock stops the assassin in time, but accidentally injects him with the poison.

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''Death Train'' is a 1993 action thriller starring Creator/PierceBrosnan, Creator/PatrickStewart, and Creator/ChristopherLee.

In Bremen, Germany, a group of mercenaries working for a renegade Russian general hijack a cargo train with hostages and a stolen nuclear bomb, proceeding south-east as a UN anti-terrorist task force tries to stop them.

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!!This film provides examples of:

* DeadlineNews: The chief hijacker, Alex Tierney, has a news crew brought onboard the train to prove to the world that the nuclear bomb they're carrying is real. Of course, this is used by the heroes to get their agents on the train, and Tierney is shot through the head on live television.
* EvilOverlooker: Subverted. The cover makes it seem like Patrick Stewart is the villain overlooking Pierce Brosnan, but he's actually TheSpymaster and on the side of the good guys.
* HelicopterBlender: Narrowly subverted when a spy is outed in the middle of a helicopter ride and he accidentally knocks out the pilot. Graham and Carver manage to wake him up right before they crash.
* TheMole: [[spoiler:Rodenko is actually a spy for General Benin.]]
* RenegadeRussian: A renegade Russian general (Christopher Lee) hopes to revive the Soviet Union by building a nuclear bomb with stolen weapons-grade plutonium, then handing it over to the Baath regime in Iraq so that the Russians will invade it to recover their weapon, with the inevitable American response forcing them to go back to their Soviet ways.
* SickbedSlaying: General Benin orders the scientist who constructed the bombs for him to be killed to keep him from talking. Whitlock stops the assassin in time, but accidentally injects him with the poison.

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