Overall Rank: 10212
Average Rating: 2.4/4
# of Ratings: 88
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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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...
Brandon - wrote on 05/15/2012
This movie sucks. But I'll give it a 2 because I saw the cake scene with Erika Eleniak when I was about 13 and that was awesome!!!!!
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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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