Actors: Lewis Collins, Judy Davis, Richard Widmark, Edward Woodward, Robert Webber
Directors: Ian Sharp
Who Dares Wins (U.S. title: The Final Option) is a 1982 British film starring Lewis Collins, Judy Davis, Richard Widmark and Edward Woodward, directed by Ian Sharp. The title is the motto of the elite Special Air Service (SAS).
When a British government undercover agent is assassinated, a radical anti-nuclear group is held responsible. SAS agent Skellen (Lewis Collins) is called upon to infiltrate the group and put an end to their terrorist activities.He is welcomed into the group by its fanatical leader Frankie Leith (Judy Davis) and gets closer to uncovering her plan to attack a major political target. The group raids the American embassy and Skellen, from within the residence, must use all of his skill and courage to support and guide his SAS colleagues to save the lives of the high-ranking hostages being held captive.Who dares wins was inspired by the SAS rescue of hostages at the besieged Iranian Embassy in May 1980.