Man on Fire1987

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Man on Fire
Directed by:
Elie Chouraqui

Starring Scott Glenn, Jade Malle, Joe Pesci, Brooke Adams, Jonathan Pryce and Paul Shenar, "Man on Fire" (also known as "Uomo sotto tiro, Un", "Absinthe") is a Drama/Thriller/Action film directed by Elie Chouraqui, and written by Elie Chouraqui (screenplay), released on October 09 of 1987 in the USA.

For an ex-CIA agent, the job of bodyguard for a twelve-year old girl should have been a breeze...

Who directed "Man on Fire":

Man on Fire was directed by Elie Chouraqui, a French writer, director, producer, and actor.

Before making Man on Fire, Elie Chouraqui had directed . Since, he directed Harrison's Flowers, released in 2000, O Jerusalem (2006).

When was "Man on Fire" released:

Man on Fire was first released on Friday, October 09, 1987, in the United States. Also released on Friday, October 09, 1987 have been Hope and Glory (dir. John Boorman), Someone to Watch Over Me (dir. Ridley Scott), and Three O'Clock High (dir. Phil Joanou). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, September 04, 1987 in France and on Thursday, February 18, 1988 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Man on Fire":

At the casting of Man on Fire we find Scott Glenn, previously seen in The River (1984) and The Keep (1983); Jade Malle, Joe Pesci (Eureka (1984), Once Upon a Time in America (1984)) [ more... ]

  • Laura Morante, Alessandro Haber and Giuseppe Cederna also worked together in Le Due vite di Mattia Pascal, released in 1985.
  • Joe Pesci and Danny Aiello can both be seen in Once Upon a Time in America, released in 1984.

What is the Storyline of "Man on Fire":

In Italy, wealthy families often hire bodyguards to protect family members from the threat of kidnapping. A wealthy family that needs a bodyguard hires a burned-out ex-CIA agent to protect their daughter, Sam. The ex-CIA agent, John Creasy, has been broken down from all of the death and horror of combat he witnessed in the Vietnam War. Although Creasy is not interested in being a bodyguard, especially to a twelve year old youngster, he accepts the assignment because he has no better job [...]

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