The Negotiator

As the FBI starts the final siege into the Chicago Police Building where Danny Roman and the hostages are held, Sabian and Roman evacuate and go to Niebaum's house. Roman searches for the taps that Niebaum had, implicating the officers. When he can't find them, Frost comes in, and suggests to Danny there is a way out. Sabian shoots Roman, and talks about being in on the scam. When Frost leaves the house, he sees that Hellman, Allen and Argento(The three in on the scam with him), are being arrested. When being read his rights, Frost points the gun under his chin, to which he is shot in the shoulder and arrested. Danny knows Chris Sabian bluffed him, being shot, and Danny is shortly thereafter reinstated as a police officer.

Rich Strangfeld

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the movie, Frost comes out to tell everyone that Roman has been killed. We hear over the 2 way radio Sabian saying "Let's get you some help." Just before he says that, you can see in the background behind Frost that Sabian is already helping Roman out the door. Seconds later Sabian starts helping Roman out the door. (02:04:00)


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Lieutenant Chris Sabian: I can't believe this, I'm just surrounded by a room of people who wanna go in there and kill him. This is the guy who call you friend. I got nothing invested in this. I wonder why that is, or maybe someday we'll find out.

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Question: I think Nathan is played by Paul Guilfoyle, however, after checking and double-checking I can't see Nathan on the end credits. Am I right, and does anybody know why he wasn't credited?

Answer: According to, Paul Guilfoyle did play Nathan, though he wasn't credited for the role.


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