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Royce

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Royce

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
performer:
Jim Belushi, Miguel Ferrer, Peter Boyle, Chelsea Field
director:
Rod Holcomb
author:
74760
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, ActionAdventure

We gave it a C

As CIA man Shane Royce, James Belushi cracks wise, ogles gorgeous women, plays poker with little kids, and flirts with his ex-wife (Chelsea Field) — all without much success. But when renegade colleagues hijack five nuclear warheads, it’s Royce to the rescue. Belushi has a knack for performing derring-do as if it really were difficult, and that gives the action a decidedly different spin. But deep down, this scenario lacks freshness. Royce is yet another Showtime ”original” that’s anything but. C

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