What do you get when you cross a blockbuster action picture with trendy environmentalist thinking? ON DEADLY GROUND, boorish action star Steven Seagal's clumsy directing debut, is the short answer.
Forrest Taft (Steven Seagal) is an industrial troubleshooter, working for sleekly satanic oil magnate Michael Jennings (Michael Caine), whose company, Aegis, holds a fistful of valuable Alaskan oil leases. An ex-CIA top-secret operative and secret tree-hugger, Seagal turns against his boss when
he learns that the Aegis refinery, which must become operational within three weeks to satisfy the terms of the leases, is a substandard construction that will lead to untold...