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xXx (2002)

An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.

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Storyline

Xander "XXX" Cage is a thrill seeker who until now has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring, and avoid going to prison. Gibbons sends XXX to enter this world of crime undetected where others have failed, using his natural athletic prowess and a whole lot of attitude. Xander must combat an organization led by a clever, ruthless and nihilistic Yorgi whose first target is the city of Prague. Written by Artemis-9

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If you want someone to save the world, make sure it's someone who likes the world as it is. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence, non-stop action sequences, sensuality, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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9 August 2002 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$44,506,103 (USA) (11 August 2002)

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$142,109,382 (USA) (19 July 2012)
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The first film in which Vin Diesel plays the lead role. See more »

Goofs

When Xander is captured by the Americans (after skateboarding down the railings on a dessert tray) he is taken into a concert hall. The exterior shot is of the Rudolfinum Concert Hall in Prague, however the interior shot is of a completely different building, the Prague National Theater (notable for it's red velvet seating). In addition, on the director commentary, the director explains how that theater (the National Theater) is where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart premiered "Don Giovanni." This is also incorrect as that opera premiered at the Estates Theater, another theater in Prague but not pictured in xXx. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Henchman: [in Czech] He stole the chip, he's inside.
Yorgi: I see him.
Yorgi: Kirill! Time to work.
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to the Memory of Harry L. O'Connor, Aerial Stunt Coordinator and Beloved Friend. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Homicide (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Finch'han dal vino
from "Don Giovanni"
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as W.A. Mozart) and Lorenzo da Ponte
Performed by Martin Bárta (uncredited)
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James Bond meets Rocky Balboa with **** stunts
29 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For plot, xXx rates a 1.

For acting, a 0.

For action, a 10.

This movie is unbelievably stupid, but somehow people (including me) like it. Just watch it, take it for what it is, and go with the flow. Vin Diesel plays an "extreme protester" recruited by "The Man" to accomplish some vague mission. Don't get too concerned about the mission, or anything else for that matter. Anything resembling a plot is present only to justify the explosion or parachute jump or whatever impossible physical challenge the stunt-masters have come up with. Just be happy you rented this instead of paid to see it in a theater. Invite your friends over, have a few beers, and enjoy!!!


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