Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.

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In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned in charge of the operation with the rookie Shane Dekker as his partner. The thieves, lead by Lorenz, apparently do not steal a penny from the bank. While chasing the gangsters, the police team disclose that they planted a virus in the system, stealing one billion dollars from the different accounts, using the principle of the Chaos Theory. Further, they find that Lorenz is killing his accomplices. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When the system breaks down... someone is about to get rich. See more »


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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When filming began, the film was to be a Franchise Pictures production and was to be released by Warner Bros in theaters. However, Franchise went bust early into filming and parent company Mobius International took over financial control. See more »

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When Connors and Dekker meet the female detective after the shootout in the apartment block, the detective shakes hands with them. Not only is she dusting finger prints (which is not necessary as he owns the apartments), but wearing her gloves, she shakes hands with Dekker. This doesn't happen in real life, because the purpose of the gloves is to stop contamination. See more »

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Marnie Rollins: [to Shane, referring to his previous motorcycle chase] You know, I've got a bike myself. Maybe we can... go for a ride.
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Marnie Rollins: Or maybe I could just ride you...
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References Quincy M.E. (1976) See more »

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You Are The One
Composed by Trevor Jones and Ian Green
Published by CMMP Ltd and Perfecto Music LLC
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Not too bad!
9 April 2006 | by (Marlow, England) – See all my reviews

This is a reasonably brisk paced and entertaining action thriller. There's a similar story to Spike Lee's critical hit, Inside Man, only Chaos was made two years ago, and is as yet awaiting its release. This may give an indication to the fact the film is not really a bankable product. This is not down to quality, because this is by no means a bad film, it's just what you might call a marketing nightmare, as a theatrical release anyway. It's a "thinks it's cleverer than it is" thriller starring two martial arts stars, but without martial arts. In fact this isn't action all the way as you might expect with Jason Statham and Wesley Snipes as two of the headliners. Eventually this will find a release, but probably DTV.

Chaos is an enjoyable flick though. We have Ryan Phillipe and Jason Statham teaming up to investigate a bank heist. As the title suggests, this film is about Chaos, or the Chaos theory, whereby seemingly random acts are in fact connected. Wesley Snipes co-stars as the bank robber in question. The cast are good. Phillipe shares lead duties with Statham, and handles the film well. His character is pretty two dimensional but he does it convincingly and handles the action well too. Statham, delivering another strange accent, supposedly American, is despite his accent, charismatic. It's Wesley Snipes though who stands out, actually enjoying himself after a string of sub-standard, lazy performances in his DTV action vehicles and also in Blade Trinity.

The film looks polished, has a decent score and is a good watch. It just feels very DTV but a better than the normal DTV. Indeed this may have one or two twists too many but the twisting plot manages to keep you guessing as it unravels. Overall not bad, but nothing new. **½


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