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The Zero Option (1988)

120 min | Action

An ex-SAS officer and an ex member of the Special Boat Services, team up to search for £ 2 million worth of diamonds which go missing when an aircraft is hijacked. Ruthless terrorists seize a London embassy residence. The SAS are called in...See moreAn ex-SAS officer and an ex member of the Special Boat Services, team up to search for £ 2 million worth of diamonds which go missing when an aircraft is hijacked. Ruthless terrorists seize a London embassy residence. The SAS are called in. Ther's intense political pressure for a quick resolution. The worst fears of David Barber, the officer in command, are tragically realised. With a brilliant career in ruins, the prospects for ex-Major Barber seem grim until he meets Colonel Patrick Ansell, Managing director of Saracen systems Ltd. Written by British Film Institute See less
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Nov 19, 1988 (United Kingdom)

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39 cast members
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Denyse Alexander
Mrs. Vachell Mrs. Vachell   See fewer
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Miles Anderson
Major Fredericks Major Fredericks   See fewer
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Judith Anthony
Margaret Margaret   See fewer
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Aran Bell
Pc McVean Pc McVean   See fewer
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Lila Cherif
Attache's Wife Attache's Wife   See fewer
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Suzan Crowley
Sally Barber Sally Barber   See fewer
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Kim Durham
Mortuary Sgt Mortuary Sgt   See fewer
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Eric Flynn
Col. Patrick Ansell Col. Patrick Ansell   See fewer
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Robert Gwilym
Hewitt Hewitt   See fewer
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Linal Haft
Riley Riley   See fewer
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Martin Harvey
Dominic Barber Dominic Barber   See fewer
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Stephen Hattersley
David Barber David Barber   See fewer
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Anthony Head
Bruce Michaelis Bruce Michaelis   See fewer
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Adam Hussein
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Sally Jackson
Stephanie Stephanie   See fewer
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Tristram Jellinek
Standish Standish   See fewer
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Jill Johnson
Angela Angela   See fewer
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Ray Kingsley
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Iain Lauchlan
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Robin Lermite
Ronnie Collins Ronnie Collins   See fewer
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Sarah Martin
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Tony Mathews
Colonel Donovan Colonel Donovan   See fewer
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David McAlister
Colonel Jones Colonel Jones   See fewer
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Jack McKenzie
Dunstan Dunstan   See fewer
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Michael McStay
Quentin Collins Quentin Collins   See fewer
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Kate Mitchell
Cheryl Cheryl   See fewer
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Amanda Noar
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Neil Phillips
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Tim Poole
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5.2 / 10 | 5 votes