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xXx: State of the Union (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Adventure  |  29 April 2005 (USA)
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Darius Stone, a new agent in the XXX program, is sent to Washington, DC to defuse a power struggle amongst national leaders.

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Agent Augustus Gibbons has selected an imprisoned former US Navy SEAL Darius Stone, a new agent in the XXX program, travels to Washington D.C., where they track a splinter faction of the U.S. military that attempts to overthrow the U.S. government and assassinate the President, led by Secretary of Defense and former 4-Star General George Deckert, Stone's former commanding officer whom he once led a mutiny against. But he's been targeted for assassination by a radical splinter group of dissenters deep within the United States government. The new XXX agent must uncover the insurgents from within. It is the nation's only hope to stop the first coup d'etat in American history. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence and some language | See all certifications »

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$87,000,000 (estimated)

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$366,707 (Spain) (6 May 2005)

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$26,082,914 (USA) (27 May 2005)
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In the scene where Darius Stone is escaping via boat and Agent Steele is shooting at him, if you look carefully Steele's gun is firing, but his finger is nowhere near the trigger. See more »

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On the aircraft carrier, Darius hooks up the tank to the catapult and subsequently launches it off of the deck. Assuming the Bradley's tracks would not snag, this would be impossible. As the catapult would have to be powered up (it is steam powered), and there are several safeguards in place to keep a single individual from firing the cat. The catapult has to be set, it is not just "hot" all of the time, even if steam is available to other systems on the ship. See more »

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[Zeke and Darius are inspecting a truck full of weapons they've just commandeered]
Zeke: What you think D? This enough bang for you?
Darius Stone: [Picks up an M249 SAW] God bless America.
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Two Sisters of Mystery
Written by Neftali Santiago
Performed by Planet People Movement
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First 40 mins SUCKED...The rest? Who knows.
28 April 2005 | by (Vancouver B.C) – See all my reviews

I walked out after the first 40 mins. It was just too much to take. I have a very high tolerance for "bad" films(I really dug the first xXx) and have only walked out three time before (Dungeons and Dragons, Bad Company, and The Musketeer). This ego driven piece of garbage was just intolerable. Every time Ice Cube (a man I quite like) mugged for the camera I cringed. And Willem Dafoe is SHAMELESS. After 40mins of excruciating dialogue and NO PLOT I had to leave. I'm sure this movie is about something and there's some cool stunts, I just wasn't about to waste the rest of my evening in hopes that the film got better.

So to be fair I can't really give this a review but I can say that life is short and sometimes we just gotta put our foot down and not take the crap the studios are feeding us. Because this was clearly a movie made on autopilot. Boo!


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