Two-Minute Warning (1976)

6.0 / Rated by 1 people

115 min.
Plot  An unknown sniper (Warren Miller) positions himself at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum prior to a professional football championship (dubbed as "Championship X") similar to The Super Bowl. He is spotted by a Goodyear Blimp camera. Police and SWAT team are immediately called in by the stadium manager Sam McKeever (Martin Balsam).

Police Captain Peter Holly (Charlton Heston), working with SWAT team Sergeant Chris Button (John Cassavetes), devises a plan to capture the sniper before the conclusion of the game.

Multiple fans attending the game are introduced. They include Steve and Janet (David Janssen and Gena Rowlands), an argumentative middle-aged couple; Stu Sandman (Jack Klugman), a gambling addict; a Catholic priest (Mitchell Ryan), who is a friend of quarterback Charlie Tyler; young married couple Mike and Peggy Ramsay (Beau Bridges and Pamela Bellwood); an elderly pickpocket (Walter Pidgeon) and his young accomplice (Juli Bridges, the then-wife of Beau Bridges);...



Charlton Heston
Capt. Peter Holly
John Cassavetes
Sgt. Chris Button
Martin Balsam
Sam McKeever
Beau Bridges
Mike Ramsay
Walter Pidgeon
The Pickpocket
Mitch Ryan
The Priest
Jon Korkes
J.A. Preston
Tom Bower
The S.W.A.T. Team
Carmen Argenziano
The S.W.A.T. Team
Joanna Pettet
Branscombe Richmond
Bystander with Blood on His Hands (uncredited)


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Two-Minute Warning
English Original Title

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United States




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