Under Siege


1h 40m 1992

Brief Synopsis

It's up to the cook to save the day when terrorists take over a nuclear-armed battleship in "Under Siege" (1992), the action-packed thriller that captures Steven Seagal at the zenith of his stardom. Seagal is the former Navy SEAL turned cook who is on the scene when Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Busey lead a siege on the USS Missouri. Leaving the ship's galley, he declares a one-man war, taking out the intruders with neck-breaking high kicks and furious fists. Erika Eleniak and Patrick O'Neal costar.

Film Details

Also Known As
Piège en haute mer, Under belägring
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Adventure
Thriller
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Mobile, Alabama, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Avon, Colorado, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

It's up to the cook to save the day when terrorists take over a nuclear-armed battleship in "Under Siege" (1992), the action-packed thriller that captures Steven Seagal at the zenith of his stardom. Seagal is the former Navy SEAL turned cook who is on the scene when Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Busey lead a siege on the USS Missouri. Leaving the ship's galley, he declares a one-man war, taking out the intruders with neck-breaking high kicks and furious fists. Erika Eleniak and Patrick O'Neal costar.

Crew

Mark Aceves

Song

Michael Adams

Stunts

G. A. Aguilar

Stunts

Roberta Alstadter

Foley Recordist

Mike Anderson

Dolly Grip

Audie Aragon

Best Boy

Mary Arnold

Assistant

Gandhi Bob Arrollo

Makeup Artist

Carmen Bailey

Assistant Camera Operator

Conrad Bailey

Location Manager

Leslie Ball

Sound Effects

Bruce Barbour

Stunts

Gene Barge

Song

Tighe Barry

Assistant Property Master

Pamela Basker

Casting

Shauna Beal

Assistant

John Beebee

Office Assistant

Benito Benitez

Song

Pamela Bentkowski

Foley Editor

Jack B Bernstein

Coproducer

Robert Bird

Song

Richard L Blackwell

Stunts

Gary Blufer

Sound Effects

Alphonse Blumenthal

Lighting

Natalie Bocchi

Video

Sally Boldt

Music Editor

Laura Lee Bong

Assistant Editor

Sharon Boyle

Music

Bob Bradshaw

Sound Editor

Chris Briles

Camera Assistant

Don Brochu

Editor

Lee Brown

Other

Tony Brown

Song

Richard Bruno

Costume Designer

Victoria Bruno

Costumes

Hiram Bullock

Song

Richard Burton

Sound Editor

Richard Byard

Assistant Editor

Lisa Cacavas

Costumes

Chris Cameron

Song

David Campbell

Assistant Camera Operator

Tim Card

Stunts

Dru Anne Carlson

Script Supervisor

Clete Cetrone

Foreman

Gary Chang

Music

Christine Cholvin

Music

Jerry Cipperly

Transportation Captain

Curtis Collins

Location Manager

Paul Colt

Song

Pamela Connor

Hair Stylist

Lovelace Cook

Assistant

Gino Crededio

Lighting Technician

Jody Cross

Assistant

Shirley Fulton Crumley

Location Casting

Christine Danelski

Foley Editor

Carol Dantuono

Post-Production Supervisor

Jeff Dashnaw

Stunt Coordinator

Jeff Dashnaw

Stunts

John Davis

Sound Effects

Nick Davis

Technical Supervisor

Richard Davis

Song

Steve M Davison

Stunts

Chris Dawson

Camera Assistant

James Deeth

Stunts

James Dennett

Assistant Director

Michael C Dow

Special Thanks To

Phil Downey

Color Timer

Gregg Elam

Stunts

Shanon Ely

Hair Stylist

John Michael Fanaris

Sound Effects

Howard Fannon

Assistant Property Master

Robert A. Ferretti

Editor

Christopher M Fisher

Assistant Camera Operator

Scott R. Fisher

Special Effects

Thomas L. Fisher

Special Effects Coordinator

Rolf Fleischmann

Assistant Editor

Scott Floren

Key Grip

Bruce Fortune

Sound Editor

Daniel Friedman

Video

Jason Friedman

Office Assistant

John Garrett

Song

Rick T Gentz

Set Decorator

Steven Gerrior

Assistant Sound Editor

Hector Gika

Sound Editor

Lance Gilbert

Stunts

Brian C Glover

Assistant Camera Operator

Gary W Goldstein

Executive Producer

Carlos Gonzales

Stunts

James Griffin

Assistant Production Coordinator

John Griffin

Other

Mauricio Gutierrez

Assistant Camera Operator

Jeffrey J. Haboush

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Dick Hancock

Stunts

Gloria Hancock

Location Casting

Laurie Handler

Assistant

Clifford Happy

Stunts

Tom Harper

Stunts

Rick Hart

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ricky Hart

Song

Todd Hayen

Original Music

Jimi Hendrix

Song

Jimi Hendrix

Song Performer

Tory Herald

Casting Associate

Bill Hiney

Art Director

Kane Hodder

Stunts

Dov Hoenig

Editor

Frank Holgate

Camera

Gary Holt

Dp/Cinematographer

Gary Holt

Director Of Photography

Glenn Hoskinson

Sound Editor

Norman Howell

Stunts

Holly Huckins

Adr Editor

James Hughes

Song

Adam Ivers

Assistant

Scott D Jackson

Foley Editor

Terry Jackson

Stunts

Pamela Jaeckle

Casting Associate

Dale Janus

Boom Operator

Jeff Jensen

Stunts

Joseph R John

Technical Advisor

Larry Jolly

Visual Effects

Tom Lee Jones

Song

Wingate Jones

Costume Supervisor

Carlton Kaller

Music Editor

Jeffrey H Kaufman

Consultant

David Kelley

Assistant Director

Bill Kenney

Production Designer

Jay B King

Special Effects

Terry W King

Special Effects

Peter Kleinow

Camera

Frank Kniest

Sound Editor

Sarah Jo Knight

Office Assistant

Robert E Krattiger

Lighting Technician

John Kwiatkowski

Sound Editor

Linda Landry-nelson

Visual Effects

Mary Jo Lang

Foley Mixer

Kevin Larosa

Stunts

Lance Laurienzo

Assistant Sound Editor

J. F. Lawton

Screenplay

J. F. Lawton

Executive Producer

Teddy Lee

Office Assistant

Lee Lemont

Adr

John Leveque

Sound Editor

Larry Libecap

Foreman

Tom Mack

Assistant Director

Method Man

Song

Al Manzer

Set Designer

Marc Margulies

Assistant Camera Operator

Blake Marion

Sound Effects

Anderson Martin

Stunts

Maggie Martin

Art Department Coordinator

Murdock Martin

Dga Trainee

W Scott Mason

Foreman

Matthew C. May

Assistant Sound Editor

Bill Mclaren

Consultant

John P. Mesa

Camera

William Mesa

Visual Effects Supervisor

Timothy Metivier

Assistant Camera

Frederic Mialaud

Assistant

Anthony R Milch

Sound Editor

Arnon Milchan

Producer

Andy Miller

Special Effects

Frank Miller

Camera Operator

Bruce Minkus

Special Effects

Donald O Mitchell

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Frank Montano

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Sam Moore

Property Master

Gary Morgan

Stunts

Rocky Moriana

Sound Editor

Dean Mumford

Stunts

Andrew Naud

Visual Effects

Robert Nichols

Technical Advisor

Walter J Nichols

Lighting Technician

Jay Nierenberg

Sound Editor

James P Nix

Special Thanks To

Louis Noto

Camera Operator

Conrad Palmisano

Stunt Coordinator

Michele Perrone

Adr Editor

Craig Pinkard

Transportation Coordinator

Lynn Price

Construction Coordinator

Bob Putynkowski

Color Timer

Liz Radley

Video

Brian Ralph

Negative Cutting

Michael Raspa

Assistant Camera Operator

Brad Rea

Dolly Grip

Ron Reedy

Assistant Property Master

Brian Reeves

Music

Patty Reide

Assistant

John Reul

Assistant Editor

Steven Reuther

Producer

Kathleen Richter

Accounting Assistant

Laurie Riley

Costume Supervisor

Tad Robinson

Song

John Roesch

Foley Artist

John Rottger

Technical Advisor

John Rottger

Stunts

P Scott Sakamoto

Camera Operator

Victoria Rose Sampson

Foley Editor

Bob Schick

Office Assistant

Gaylin Schultz

Key Grip

Film Details

Also Known As
Piège en haute mer, Under belägring
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Adventure
Thriller
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Mobile, Alabama, USA; Los Angeles, California, USA; Avon, Colorado, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Award Nominations

Best Sound

1992

Best Sound Effects Sound Editing

1992

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 9, 1992

Released in United States on Video March 31, 1993

The script was reportedly acquired for $1 million.

Some 2nd unit photography took place December 1991.

Began shooting March 2, 1992.

Released in United States on Video March 31, 1993

Released in United States Fall October 9, 1992

Began shooting September 14, 1994.

Completed shooting January 18, 1995.

Completed shooting May 19, 1992.