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Crank (2006)

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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

Plot Keywords:

heart | poison | doctor | revenge | first part | See more »

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the public sex scene, all the non-actors' reactions to the scene were real. See more »

Goofs

When Chelios is standing on the police motorcycle, in the background there are police directing traffic and a crew member on the far left. See more »

Quotes

Chev Chelios: [aims his finger like a gun at Carlito's head] Not so fast, motherfucker.
Verona: [laughs] He's gone dipsy-doodle, yo.
[moves his finger at Verona]
Verona: Yeah, whatever, psycho.
Carlito: I'm afraid the Houdini act is over, my friend.
Chev Chelios: Boosh.
[shoots Carlito's bodyguard in the head]
Verona: Our Father, who art in heaven...
Carlito: Shut up, Verona!
Don Kim: [from behind Chev] So this is how it is?
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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 Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.1 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Who I Be
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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