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Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)

Tasked with destroying each other, an FBI agent and a rogue DIA agent soon discover that there's a much bigger enemy at work.

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(as Alan McElroy)

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Jonathan Ecks, an FBI agent, realizes that he must join with his lifelong enemy, Agent Sever, a rogue DIA agent with whom he is in mortal combat, in order to defeat a common enemy. That enemy has developed a "micro-device" that can be injected into victims in order to kill them at will. Written by Uber Minion

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Lucy Lui is Agent Sever. This September, she's going ballistic. See more »


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Rated R for strong violence | See all certifications »

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20 September 2002 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,010,474 (USA) (22 September 2002)

Gross:

$14,294,842 (USA) (17 November 2002)
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The film is #1 on Rotten Tomatoes' list of "The 100 Worst Reviewed Movies of All Time". See more »

Goofs

After the motorcycle chase, Ecks is laying on the ground and Sever places Ecks' pistol beside him, close to his head. The gun is clearly not cocked. The next time the gun appears, moments later, it's cocked. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Agent Curtis: Good evening Mrs. Gant.
Vinn: What does my husband want now?
Agent Curtis: The plan has changed. He is now available to spend time with Michael.
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Connections

References Mission: Impossible II (2000) See more »

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Hell Above Water
Performed by Curve
Composed by Toni Halliday (as Halliday) / Dean Garcia (as Garcia)
Published by Curve
Administered by Bell Management
Courtesy of Universal International Music B.V. under exclusive license in the United States to Hip-O Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises
(P) 2001 Universal International Music B.V.
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Unbelievably dull, one of the worst films of 2002
20 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Oh my. Where do I start with this one. Let me just say, this is the film that turned me off from Hollywood action films for good. Swayed by the cool poster and sweet tv ads, I actually paid $10 to see this at the cinema. Boy, was I a fool. I was expecting to see a fun, enjoyable action flick, but that isn't what I got. This excuse for an action film has to be the most boring and dull excuses for a movie I've ever seen. Don't listen to those who tell you it's a fun, mindless action film... it's not. Sure, there are lots of explosions, guns, martial arts and what not... but it has nothing to back it up. The script is flat, the actors are terrible and the story is full of plotholes. Sure, Lucy Liu beats up a lot of people... but her character is so boring and emotionless that she doesn't come off as cool as she should have. I mean, she barely says a word throughout the whole movie. Yes, lines DO matter in an action film. It all plays out like a video game... and I can see why; it was intended to be one. They should'nt have made a movie out of it though. Avoid this one at all costs, unless you're too easily pleased.


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