Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I actually never wanted to see this movie because I thought it would have been a rip off to the Fast and the Furious movies. Then I realized, this movie came out first. Also I read the cast list and I realized that I should see this.
This is a remake off the 1974 original. The story is about Memphis Raines who has to steal fifty cars in three days in order to spare the life of his younger brother, Kip. Meanwhile, he has to avoid the pesky detectives who are bent on catching him.
The acting is pretty good. Nic Cage is an underrated actor and I don't see why so many people give him grief. Angelina Jolie of course is pretty smoking hot. Duvall is a great actor and will always be.
Overall, this movie is full of adrenaline and speed though not as much as the Fast and the Furious. I though it was better than anticipated. I rate this film 9/10.
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