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Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.

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Storyline

The hit-man Chev Chelios is poisoned by the criminal Verona and his friend and doctor Miles advises him that he must keep his adrenaline in an upper level to stay alive. Chev meets his girlfriend Eve and together he looks for Verona to kill him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Was uns nicht umbringt, macht uns stark. (German Translation: What does not kill us, makes us stronger.) See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, sexuality, nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 September 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adrenalina  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$67,871 (New Zealand) (1 December 2006)

Gross:

$67,871 (New Zealand) (1 December 2006)
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Trivia

The film has a number of references to video games, especially the early "Grand Theft Auto" series. See more »

Goofs

In the scene when he is running down the street, after he leaves the hospital, he passes two cars parked on the left: a Del Sol and a Mustang). Their images are reversed making each car appear RHD, and their license plates backwards. See more »

Quotes

Arab Cabbie: You're not getting into my cab wet.
Chev Chelios: I gave you 200 dollars to wait for 3 minutes.
Arab Cabbie: You're not getting into my car, no way!
[Chev pulls cabbie out of the car and tosses him into the road pointing at him, yelling]
Chev Chelios: Al Qaeda, Al Qaeda!
Arab Cabbie: I love America! I love Bush!
[the local citizens attack the cabbie]
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, we see "Crank" as if it was a retro video game. Chev shoots two henchmen, then he takes a needle containing drugs and goes into RAMPAGE mode and runs fast. He runs into another henchman who injects him with "The Bejing Cocktail", the camera zooms in on Chev's heart which explodes and blood splatters on the screen. And the words "Game Over" appears on the screen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.79 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Mind Gone
Written by E. Foxx
Performed by The Black Mob Group
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User Reviews

 
This is a great action movie
2 August 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This is like a roller coaster of a movie . It's fast paced , have a lot of surprises , it's not a politically correct movie . The movie received 3 stars from the movie critic in the Spain's movie magazine Fotogramas. I think that is a fair review, this movie is good and avoid many of the common places in action movies and in many cases go against it .Some of the dialog you hear here you've never heard it in another movie , cause the situations are so unique .Jason Stantham is amazing in the lead character , even giving some comedy moments .This movie don't deserve a direct to video release , but even if in some countries are released direct to video , go and watch it.


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