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Collateral Damage (2002)

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After his family is killed by a terrorist act, a firefighter goes in search of the one responsible.

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Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio "The Wolf" Perrini. Frustrated with the official investigation and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice, Brewer takes matters into his own hands and tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia. Written by Jason

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

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Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$766,543 (France) (5 July 2002)

Gross:

$766,543 (France) (5 July 2002)
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Sven-Ole ThorsenArnold Schwarzenegger's friend and frequent collaborator can be seen sitting outside the café just before the bomb explodes. He is smoking a cigar, which he often enjoys in real life along with Schwarzenegger. See more »

Goofs

When the bomb explodes at the beginning of the film, Gordy is at the top of the stairs leading to the area where his wife and son are sitting. After the explosion, Gordy steps into traffic on the street, heading toward his wife and son, and is struck by a vehicle. He had no reason to step into the street; he was parked on the same side of the street as the bomb. See more »

Quotes

Gordon Brewer: Why are you taking care of me?
Selena: You saved my son.
Gordon Brewer: And your husband killed mine.
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Referenced in Collateral Damage: The Hero in a New Era (2002) See more »

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Amazing Grace
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Written by John Newton
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Arnold at his best.
16 February 2002 | by (Metairie, Louisiana) – See all my reviews

Arnold Schwarzenegger plays Gordon Brewer a fire fighter who goes to pick up his wife and son. Then a bomb goes off instanly at the cafe kills a bunch of people including his wife and son. Arnold is grief stricken and decides to take matters into his own hands and sets out to find the man responsible. This was Arnold at his best. Unlike most of Arnolds movies. This character was believable. He was no spy, no super human machine. Arnold said he'll be back. And he does not lie.


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