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Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  9 June 2000 (USA)
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A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal 50 cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life.



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Car theft in Long Beach went down 47% when Randall "Memphis" Raines walked away from the life. He gets dragged back into it by assuming the job his brother Kip screwed up for stolen-car broker Raymond Calitri: steal 50 exotic cars and have them on a container ship by 8 AM Friday morning, and he got this news on a Monday. With Calitri threatening to kill him and Kip, and the police GRAB unit breathing down his neck, Memphis reassembles his old crew and attempts to pull off the logistically impossible. Written by Jeff Cross <blackjac_1998@yahoo.com>

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Plot Keywords:

car | brother | thief | theft | auto theft | See All (109) »


Lock your car or it may be... GONE IN 60 SECONDS See more »


Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 June 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gone in 60 Seconds  »

Box Office


$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,336,048 (USA) (9 June 2000)


ESP 1,234,703,248 (Spain) (29 June 2001)

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Nicolas Cage did most of his own stunt driving for the film. He attended the Bondurant Driving School in Phoenix, Arizona, Willow Springs (another car driving school), and the Bobby Ore Stunt Driving School in preparation for the film. He liked the race car driving school so much that he continued to pursue it as a hobby after shooting was completed. See more »


When the chase enters the flood-drains a keychain can be seen in the ignition. Memphis didn't use any keys to start the engine. See more »


Raymond Calitri: [over the phone] Time's up Atley. I've got 49 cars. That's one less than required. Bring the kid and we'll settle this.
Atley Jackson: Which kid is that?
Raymond Calitri: Oh, The Cincinatti Kid, Billy the Kid. Which kid do you think I meant?
Atley Jackson: Oh gee, I think you mean Kip Raines.
Raymond Calitri: Well, gee, I think you're right.
Atley Jackson: You know what? The funny thing happened: That little son of a bitch evaded me.
Raymond Calitri: Find him, Atley.
Atley Jackson: What if I can't find him?
Raymond Calitri: Then big brother takes the fall for the slipup. It don't matter much to me. One Raines is as good ...
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Crazy Credits

Before the end credits begin the screen goes black. When this happens we hear Memphis' car stall and he says "Oh don't do this to me!" See more »


Referenced in American Dad!: Hurricane! (2011) See more »


Low Rider
Written by Howard E. Scott (as Howard Scott), Charles Miller, Lee Oskar,
Lonnie Jordan, Jerry Goldstein, Morris D. Dickerson (as Morris Dickerson),
, Harold R. Brown (as Harold Brown) and Thomas Allen (as Sylvester Allen)
Performed by War
Courtesy of Avenue Records
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Action packed film taking your typical car chase to new levels of excitement.
12 June 2000 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

What's in a name? If the name is Jerry Bruckheimer expect it to be filled with action.

In producer Bruckheimer's latest film, Gone in 60 Seconds, its all about the nomenclature. With character monikers like Kip, Sway and The Sphinx and cars idealized with names like Diane, Sue and the elusive Eleanor, it's only the non-stop action that keeps you from wanting to just play the name game.

Not a deep script by any means, but it is a great vehicle for action as Nicolas Cage as Memphis Raines, along with Angelina Jolie and Robert Duvall, comes out of car-thievery retirement to save his brother's life by stealing a list of 50 exotic cars in one night. A remake of the 1974 cult hit, this film may not be destined for the same cult status but it is entertaining.

Surprisingly, it's the action that keeps you watching not the acting. Although loaded with stars, none of them have standout performances, including a very weak performance by one of my favorite up and comers, Giovanni Ribisi. Even Jolie, coming off her recent Oscar win, is just a token love interest with hardly any screen time.

Can a series of beautiful cars and the car chases they become involved in make a great film? I think so. The film is a pleasure to look at and although one particular scene takes you into the realm of unbelieveablity, the action is non-stop and the suspense is compelling. Just be wary of other drivers fighting for a pole position as you leave the theatre.

3 1/2 out of 5

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