Blown Away is a 1994 action thriller film starring Jeff Bridges and Tommy Lee Jones. It was directed by Stephen Hopkins. The movie was financed by MGM, a studio which was in financial difficulty at the time. The head of the studio was Frank Mancuso.Irish convict Ryan Gaerity escapes from his cell in a castle prison in Northern Ireland, killing a guard and his cellmate in the process, after turning a toilet into a bomb.In Boston, Lt. Jimmy Dove is a veteran member of the police force’s bomb squad, on the verge of retirement and helping to train newer recruits. Dove hides that he is really Liam McGivney, a former member of a Northern Ireland terrorist cell. He had been friends with Gaerity, but when Gaerity tried to set off a bomb that would have killed numerous civilians, he interceded, ending in the death of his girlfriend, who was also Gaerity’s sister, and leading to Gaerity’s imprisonment.
Genre: Action | Criminal | Drama Release year: 1994 Critical score: 62 / 100 Rate of vote: 25,371 people Country product: USA Director: Stephen Hopkins Stars: Jeff Bridges , Suzy Amis , Tommy Lee Jones