• The Art of War (2000)

The Art of War

Release Date: August 25th, 2000

DVD Release Date: December 26th, 2000

R |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary

He is both agent and weapon - a critical line of defense for the Secretary General of the United Nations. He does not even officially exist. Neil Shaw, an American agent who must uncover an international plot to bring down the United Nations on the eve of an historic summit with China. A mysterious chain of events leads to the murder of the Chinese U.N. Ambassador. When Shaw is accused of the crime, he must go underground -- in effect, vanish from his own life.

Cast: Wesley Snipes, Anne Archer, Maury Chaykin, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Donald Sutherland, Michael Biehn, Marie Matiko, Liliana Komorowska

Director: Christian Duguay

Genres: Thriller , Action

Production Co: Morgan Creek Productions, Filmline International, Warner Bros., Franchise Pictures, Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit, Amen Ra Films, Imperial Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Rivalry, Mystery, New York City, Suspenseful, Pursuit, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 29
    Larry TerenziMr. Showbiz

    Two hours' worth of painful stupidity, overt racism, and mind-battering noise and movement.

  • 75
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    A 21st-century equivalent of the early James Bond flicks.

  • 50
    John PetrakisChicago Tribune

    Too-loud, poorly directed and seriously overedited.

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