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Dodge
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Gibson
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Pat Schiller
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Lieutenant Clark
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Santiago
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Chris Paine
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Warden Nichols
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Mantajano
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Faith - Cindy
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Cora
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Herb Foster
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Officer Thornhill
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Margaret Parks
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Storyline

Dodge is a computer hacker serving a prison term; Piper is a tough guy. They end up chained together, and flee during a chain-gang escape attempt that goes bad. An adventure plot ensues, involving a missing floppy disk, an attractive woman that assists them, a sinister Federal marshal, an honest cop, and the Cuban mafia. Written by Michael C. Berch <mcb@postmodern.com>

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Rated R for strong violence and language, and for some nudity | See all certifications »

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19 July 1996 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,405,000 (USA) (19 July 1996)

Gross:

ESP 67,599,299 (Spain)
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Trivia

References the film 'What's Love Got to Do with It?' starring Laurence Fishburne. See more »

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When Piper shoots the car at Stone Mountain, causing the car to flip over, the explosive device holders are visible under the car. See more »

Quotes

[discussing how to split the money]
Piper: I want half.
Dodge: Half. Fuck you, this isn't divorce.
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Referenced in Kopps (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Magic In Your Eyes
Written by Chaka Khan and Tony Maiden
Performed by Joi
Produced by Dallas Austin and Colin Wolfe
Joi appears courtesy of Limp Records/EMI Records
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Not too bad...
16 November 2005 | by (San Jose, CA) – See all my reviews

This film, admittedly, is not the best of the genre but it is entertaining if you set aside the obvious parallels to films that came before. In fact, the script intentionally incorporates previous films by references from Dodge and Piper. The one at the end was hilarious!

It could have been better in a few places and it certainly could have been worse. Better: have a little more animated performance from Baldwin, perhaps a little less gore and sadistic behavior by the Cubans and a bit more believability in the fire-fights.

Kudos to Mr. Hooks for keeping it from becoming worse! My wife and I enjoyed watching this film and would recommend it to any free-thinking adults looking for a fairly good film to watch after the kids are in bed. Don't forget the popcorn.


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