Overall Rank: 10324
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 92
Theatrical Release Date: 10/09/1992
Genre: Action, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Andrew Davis
Actors: Steven Seagal, Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Busey, Erika Eleniak, Colm Meaney, Patrick O'Neal
Plot: The venerable U.S.S. Missouri battleship is going to be decommissioned and the crew decides to go out with a bang by celebrating the captain's birthday. During the festivities a band of terrorists takes over the ship for its nuclear arsenal. What they didn't count on was the ship's cook, a former Navy SEAL who isn't about to let them go without a fight. -- Chris Kavan
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SadnessNeverGoes - wrote on 04/10/2020
as some people said it this is like die hard on a ship well its correct they are not wrong..this is another film of steven seagal that i really like and the action is solid this is a slow paced film but got good acting too specially by tommy lee jones he was so funny in it..with his dialogs like oh mama ,anyway if you like seagal then this is for you..steve seagal has become a joke these days this was when he was in his prime a action master my rating is 3/5
Matthew Brady - wrote on 10/11/2013
"No wonder your a cook you fight like a faggot".
Yojimbo - wrote on 05/26/2012
Well blow me down. A decent film starring Steven Seagal. True, it has little to do with him and it's a transparent rip off of Die Hard, but it's an exciting action film with a quality supporting cast, especially the psychotic double act of Busey and Jones. Good fun, but it'd be better if that meat-head would get over himself and realise that making yourself invincible does NOT make for good drama...
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MovieAddict - wrote on 01/28/2012
'Die Hard on a boat'
Steven Seagal is Casey Ryback, an ex-navy seal turned cook on a battle ship. When terrorists sneak aboard the ship during the captain's birthday party and take it over, only Ryback avoids capture. Led by the traitorous first officer (Gary Busey) and a rogue CIA operative (Tommy Lee Jones), the terrorist try to steal the ships nuclear arsenal. But Ryback strikes back using awesome martial arts skills and firing of humorous one-liners. Seagal. He NEVER breaks a sweat, and comes out of the ordeal practically unscathed. Having said that, Under Siege is still a good time waster! Excellent action with great bad guys, and let's not forget to mention that the former Baywatch babe's popping out of a birthday cake. If you're a Steven Seagal fan you'll love it.
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