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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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car | brother | thief | theft | auto theft | See All (111) »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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

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Gone in 60 Seconds  »

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$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$101,643,008 (USA) (24 November 2000)
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Trivia

Christopher Eccleston did not actually have his drivers license during the shoot. He did not choose to take the drivers test until several years after the film was released. See more »

Goofs

When Memphis lands the car from his long jump on the bridge, upon close inspection you can tell that it is a stunt man landing the car. See more »

Quotes

Kip: Hey, what time is it?
Atley Jackson: Seven-thirty. I think I'm gonna have to - get you outta town or something. Your brother's the best boost in the world but I don't how if he's gonna make this one.
Kip: Uh, I'm not like my brother. You know, I don't just abandon my friends.
Atley Jackson: Oh, man, I oughtta smack you silly, boy. You think you're brother ran away, you better get your story straight.
Kip: Well, go on then. Straighten it out.
Atley Jackson: Your mother told him to go. She knew that if Memphis stayed, you were gonna walk his line. ...
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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 »

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Referenced in Fillmore!: Two Wheels, Full Throttle, No Brakes (2003) See more »

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If Everybody Looked the Same
Written by Andrew Cato (as A. Cocup), Tom Findlay (as T. Findlay), Eugene Record (as E. Record),
Quinton Joseph (as Q. Joseph), Ali Shaheed Muhammad (as A. Muhammad), Q-Tip (as K. Fareed),
, Phife Dawg (as M. Taylor) and James 'Jay Dee' Yancey (as J. Yancey)
Performed by Groove Armada
Courtesy of Jive Electro/Pepper 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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