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 -  Action | Thriller  -  9 August 2002 (USA)
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Xander Cage is an extreme sports athelete recruited by the government on a special mission.

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Xander Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie with no fear and a lousy attitude. When the US Government "recruits" him to go on a mission, he's not exactly thrilled. His mission: to gather information on an organization that may just be planning the destruction of the world, led by the nihilistic Yorgi. Written by Ryan McIntosh

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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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Action | Thriller

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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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Triple X  »

Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,790,699 (Italy) (1 November 2002)

Gross:

$4,327,240 (Japan) (6 December 2002)
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Trivia

Eric Bana was the first choice to play Xander Cage but turned it down to do The Nugget (2002). See more »

Goofs

The NSA wouldn't send agents overseas - that is what the CIA is supposed to do. The NSA's work is limited to the collection and analysis of foreign communications and foreign signals intelligence; it does not perform field or human intelligence activities. See more »

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[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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Featured in Legendary Lives of Movie Spies: XXX (2002) See more »

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Written by Fermin IV Caballero Elizondo and Jason Roberts
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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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