Under Siege is a 1992 American action film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Steven Seagal as a former Navy SEAL who must stop a group of mercenaries, led by Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Busey, on a U.S. Navy battleship. It is Seagal's most successful film in critical and financial terms, including two Academy Award nominations. Under Siege was followed by a 1995 sequel, Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. The film has received a MPAA rating of R for strong violence, and for language and brief nudity. The film begins with the American battleship USS_Missouri_(BB-63) arriving at Pearl Harbor, where President George H. W. Bush makes a speech announcing that after the Missouri's long time service, the ship will be decommissioned in California, making the trip her final voyage.
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