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Mirror Wars: Reflection One (2005)

Zerkalnye voyny. Otrazhenie pervoe (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1 September 2005 (Russia)
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Its codename is Sabertooth, a top-secret Russian stealth fighter jet that could tip the world's military strategic balance. But when someone begins assassinating the project's top test ... See full summary »

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Vasiliy Chiginskiy

Writers:

Oleg Kapanets, Alex Kustanovich (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aleksandr Efimov Aleksandr Efimov ... Alexei Kedrov
Kseniya Alfyorova Kseniya Alfyorova ... Katherine
Valeriy Nikolaev Valeriy Nikolaev ... Boris
Michael Gor ... Manfred (as Mikhail Gorevoy)
Malcolm McDowell ... Murdock
Armand Assante ... York
Rutger Hauer ... Mysterious Man
Ivars Kalnins ... Anton Kedrov
Olga Yakovtseva ... Aziza
Anatoliy Zhuravlyov Anatoliy Zhuravlyov ... Grom
Amaliya Mordvinova ... Agent Orange
Valeriy Afanasev ... Col. Svirsky
Aleksandr Kuznetsov ... Agent Sea
Oleg Kapanets Oleg Kapanets ... Sobol
Alexander Rapoport ... Ralph Trenton of CIA (as Aleksandr Rapoport)
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Its codename is Sabertooth, a top-secret Russian stealth fighter jet that could tip the world's military strategic balance. But when someone begins assassinating the project's top test pilots, maverick CIA boss Henry York launches a surveillance of international arms dealer Dick Murdock. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Russia]

Country:

Russia | USA

Language:

Russian | English

Release Date:

1 September 2005 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Mirror Wars: Reflection One See more »

Filming Locations:

Crimea, Ukraine See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,858,381
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Quotes

Murdock: I hired her for her typing skills. She can type three words in one minute.
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References The Jungle Book (1967) See more »

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Not enough action, hard to follow plot...
20 October 2007 | by trancejeremySee all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much out of the film, but they do tout lots of impressive live action air scenes, which sounded appealing to me. And in truth, there are some. But most are simply stuff you'd find in an air show, I was expecting more in the way of dogfights. There is a dogfight eventually, but it consists of 2 CGI F-15s shooting 3 CGI missiles at the plane, and the plane "dodging" them.

Basically, the highlight is a live action air scenes is maneuver called a "Cobra", where the plane sort of rears back on its tail in a controlled manner. Which is neat, but not the sort of thing that wows people who don't understand what the maneuver is (though I guess is probably very popular in Russia, since I believe they invented it). The most impressive action scene is not in the air, but a battle on an air base, between Russian special forces (I think) and terrorists.

Anyway, the plot of this is a little hard to follow. There's a super secret new Russian plane (actually just a SU-30, a nice enough plane, but nothing special). And terrorists are trying to do something to the pilots. Then we find out that it's Malcom McDowell who is the terrorist, and ex-CIA agent, with Armad Assante being a current CIA agent trying to stop him (or something). Rutger Hauer is technically in this, but he's in two scenes. And just what he is, I wasn't sure.

The trouble is, it's long. A lot of the story focuses on the "good" pilot, who isn't a jerk like the others. We see him fall in love with an American animal rights person (?) who looks 100% Russian (pretty, but doesn't even remotely look American), then he has some angst with his father (who is the designer of the plane, I think), and the antics of the other pilots. That stuff should have been trimmed out. And much of the spy stuff is boring. You have Malcom McDowell vs Armand Assante's team of CIA (I think) along with a Russian duo (who are likable, but not overly competent). They play a cat and mouse game, but it's hard to know what exactly is going on.

It does suffer from a bad English dubbing, but there are worse. Much much worse. It's passable. The real problem is all the dull scenes. Cut it out and it would have been a good movie. As is, it's worth a watch, but not great.


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