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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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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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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$17,100,000 (USA)
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References the film 'What's Love Got to Do with It?' starring Laurence Fishburne. See more »

Goofs

On the road, Paul Milliner fires 17 shots with the officer's gun without reloading. See more »

Quotes

Piper: That's nice, Robin Hood, but we gotta fled!
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Connections

References The Godfather (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Touch Myself
Written by Dallas Austin and Hurby Luv Bug Azor
Performed by Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins (as T-Boz)
Produced by Dallas Austin
T-Boz appears courtesy of LaFace Records
'Touch Myself' contains samples from "My Mic Sounds Nice"
Written by Hurby Luv Bug Azor
Performed by Salt-N-Pepa (as Salt 'n Pepa)
Courtesy of London Records, Ltd.
Under license from PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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A Fresh Angle On Worn Out Thriller Plots
27 August 2000 | by (Haifa, Israel) – See all my reviews

I've seen comment about this film putting it down. I disagree. The film is built on good actors and good directorship. I agree that the film has weak spots in the script, but HEY what action film doesn't. I don't think I'll put the film in the TOP 10, but don't forget that there is only place for ten films in the TOP 10.

The plot isn't the smartest one, or a reliable one but it's fun, and actually has some shining smart points.

If you like action movies in general, you'll like this one for sure.!!

Rate: 8 of 10


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