"Diplomatic Siege" is a 1999 action-thriller film directed by Gustavo Graef Marino and starring Peter Weller, Daryl Hannah, Tom Berenger, and Udo Kier. The plot revolves around a group of terrorists who take over the American embassy in a Latin American country, and a team of U.S. Marines who are sent in to rescue the hostages.
The film takes place in a fictional Latin American country, where political turmoil and corruption have led to a growing insurgency. When the American embassy is seized by a group of terrorists, led by a former CIA operative, the U.S. government dispatches a team of Marines to rescue the hostages and put an end to the crisis.
Peter Weller plays Steve Mitchell, the leader of the Marine team, while Daryl Hannah plays the U.S. Ambassador to the country. Tom Berenger plays a rogue CIA operative who has his own agenda in the crisis, and Udo Kier plays the ruthless leader of the terrorist group.
The film features a number of action-packed scenes, including gun battles, explosions, and hand-to-hand combat. It also explores themes of political corruption, terrorism, and the ethics of military intervention.
"Diplomatic Siege" received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics praising its action scenes and performances, while others criticized its plot and characterization. Nevertheless, it remains a notable entry in the action-thriller genre of the late 1990s.