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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$70,000,000 (estimated)

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$44,506,103 (USA) (9 August 2002)

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$141,204,016 (USA) (25 October 2002)
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The motorcycle that Xander is riding after the Corvette base jump is a 1999 MV Agusta Serie ORO (Gold Series). It's one of only 300 produced worldwide. Its a 750cc, in-line 4-cylinder engine which produces 125 hp and a top speed +175 mph. See more »

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When following the Ahab, Xander and Yelena drive on left side of the river, thus they should turn right to go over the bridge. They go left. 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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This film is dedicated to the Memory of Harry L. O'Connor, Aerial Stunt Coordinator and Beloved Friend. See more »

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Star Guitar
Written by Tom Rowlands (as Thomas Rowlands) and Ed Simons (as Edmund Simons)
Performed by The Chemical Brothers
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd./Astralwerks Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Diesel Is Decent As Latest Macho-Hero
21 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Vin Diesel is a pretty good guy to play these new action-heroes. Like "The Rock," he's a big, muscular macho guy who men can look upon with some respect and the ladies can fall for. Unfortunately, a number of these testosterone-filled action films, including this one, are somewhat moronic in nature. However, they are undeniably entertaining.

You can always depend on one thing in these type of movies, from the "biker movies" of the '50s to today's films: the hero will always be a rebel against authority and any laws of the land. Also, an even more-recent theme is to have the government actually employ the rebel to get the job done because their men are unable to accomplish what this ultra-tattooed macho man can do! It's so much garbage, but it has its moments and Diesel still is a likable hero of sorts. Like Arnold Schwarzenegger before him, and Steven Seagal, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Chuck Norris and then "The Rock," these kind of muscle-men have fairly clean mouths and at least some ideals.

For pure action, the movie succeeds because, in the end, it does entertain which is the name of the game.


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