After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
A ferry filled with crewmen from the USS Nimitz and their families was blown up in New Orleans on Mardi Gras. BATF Doug Carlin is brought in to assist in the massive investigation, and gets attached to an experimental FBI surveillance unit, one that uses spacefolding technology to directly look back a little over four days into the past. While tracking down the bomber, Carlin gets an idea in his head: could they use the device to actually travel back in time and not only prevent the bombing but also the murder of a local woman whose truck was used in the bombing? Written by
A couple of continuity errors of sorts: When Claire was originally killed, the body was reported found at 10:42 AM on Fat Tuesday. This means that she had to be killed hours earlier. Now, when Doug finds her and averts her killing (after 8:30 AM), she's wearing the wrong clothes! The red pattern dress which she is wearing in the morgue was at Claire's home and not readily available for her to wear. This means that after Oerstadt killed her (in the original past), he'd have to go to Claire's house, change her clothes neatly such that it doesn't appear "staged" and then set her afloat all in a matter of about a half hour (tops). Then, drive the device onto the ferry and then drive his motorcycle to the Crescent City Bridge all by 10:50 AM.
Also, when Oerstadt douses her with the accelerant, it appears that Claire's legs/ankles are loosely bound (despite other claims of goofs that her legs/ankles were not bound). The problem, here, is that she appears to be wearing shoes on both feet after Oerstadt punches her. Moments later, when Doug saves her, she's as shoeless as Joe Jackson. See more »
Can't believe it. They're right on time. Let's get these boys to their party.
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The opening credits rush in, framed by a box, and then rush out again. See more »
After seeing "Man on Fire" I was looking forward to a movie from Tony Scott and Denzel. The movie was worth waiting for. I have seen this movie at a theater with no empty seats. The story is great, the acting is pretty good. There were a few moments where the story was broken but was not a big issue within the whole story. The story is about a terrorist blowing a ship where there was a celebration of the Navy. Denzel investigates the crime and finds some clues that don't make sense. He is invited to work with a special investigation unit because he is a local (and a smart detective). There are pretty original action scenes that were shot clearly (unlike "Domino" where the camera was shaky and fuzzy all the time). If you like an action movie with some good story, this is the movie for you. TRIVIA: The word "Dejavu" is not mentioned even once, in the movie.
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