Escape under Pressure

views updated

Escape under Pressure ★★½ 2000 (R)

Cheapie version of “Die Hard” holds interest thanks to lots of action. Engineer John Spencer (Lowe) and wife Chloe (Miller) are aboard a Greek ferry that get hijacked by lowlifes who are after a priceless ancient statue of Artemis. They manage to protect the statue but have to save themselves as well from the killers. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Rob Lowe, Larisa Miller, Craig Wasson, Harry Van Gorkum, Stanley Kamel; D: Jean Pellerin; W: James Christopher; C: Richard Clabaugh. CABLE