On Deadly Ground Page #2

Synopsis: Forrest Taft is an environmental agent who works for the Aegis Oil Company in Alaska. Aegis Oil's corrupt CEO, Michael Jennings, is the kind of person who doesn't care whether or not oil spills into the ocean or onto the land, just as long as it's making money for him. He even makes commercials that make him look like he cares about the environment. Jennings is almost finished with building his new state-of-the art oil rig: AEGIS-1. The problem is that if he doesn't finish building the rig in thirteen days, the land rights will be returned to the Eskimos and the Alaskan government. When Jennings finds out that Taft's best friend Hugh Palmer has a computer disk that contains information about defective equipment on AEGIS-1, he sends out his goons to murder Palmer. When Taft tries to interfere, Jennings tries to kill Taft. But an Eskimo woman named Masu, who introduces Taft to her father Silook, the chief of her tribe, rescues Taft. With Masu's help, Taft begins a trek through the Alaska
Director(s): Steven Seagal
Production: Warner Home Video
  1 win & 6 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
101 min

- Okay.

You gotta be quick.

Why don't you just take

your best shot, pal?

This is the man's man.

I'm the cupcake.

One man leaves, here we go.

You're a man, right?

You're a man, right?

Here we go, "man"!

Put your hands up!

Put your hands up!


That's disgusting. What is that, halibut?

"Buck up for the suds, pal."

Maybe he ate that at Maggie's.

You're a man, remember?

Big balls between your legs. Here we go.

Come on.

Did you see that?

What does it take?

What does it take to change

the essence of a man?

I need time to change.


I do too.

I do too.

Where do you live? I'll give you a ride.

Thank you, brother.

You are about to go on a sacred journey.

This journey will be good for all people.

- But you must be careful.

- Right.

- Give me the bottom line.

- ABC and CBS are leading with it at 7:00.

Local environmentalists want

investigations by the EPA...

OSHA and the Department

of Environmental Concerns.

Why all the heat? It's a small oil spill.

Accidents happen.

That's why we arranged for a commercial

and bought time on the in-state nets.

We can run it in the back.

Mike him that way.

Put it on another circuit

and bring it up to half.

- That's okay?

- Okay.

Yeah. Okay.

Go get 'em.

Thank you.


We start with an out-of-focus world.

We pull back to one twig...

one branch...

and then the whole pristine forest.


you have any great ideas...

just keep them

to your f***ing self, okay...

and leave this sh*t to me.

Now, where do I stand?

Right over there.

All right, guys, we're ready to go.




Lift the cards up.

I can't see them down there.

"Every year...

"hundreds of thousands

of Porcupine caribou...

"make their way down

from the Ogilvie Mountains...

"to the coastal plains of Alaska.

"They come to feed

off the tundra grasses...

"and to have their children.

"Children like these little guys...

"right here.

"You see, we at Aegis Oil believe...

"in protecting our natural treasures.

"We believe in keeping them safe...

"for future generations to enjoy.

"After all...

"the earth is our home too.

"Who cares?

"We do, at Aegis Oil."


F***, these animals stink!

Bring me a washcloth!

Take that.

Tell me more about the fire.

What exactly did we lose?

We lost the rig.

- File a claim with Lloyd's of London.

- Already done.

There were three fatalities.

We'll know about two others today.

- All roughnecks?

- Yes, sir.

Offer the standard settlement.

Bruce, would you get the f*** out of here,


Sir, I glanced at the standard settlement


and I think that the long-term benefits

for the surviving spouses are...

unnecessarily generous.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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