Just out of prison, Nate needs to regain his family's trust and takes them on a road trip. His plans take a turn for the worst when a group of criminals covertly stash four million dollars from a deadly bank heist in his car; with the aim of collecting it once through a police roadblock up ahead. Nate's family complete their unknown task and speed off down the highway; but the criminals need their money, and will stop at nothing to reclaim it. Written by
Jim Caviezel (Nate) and James Frain (Marek) previously worked together on the movie The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) See more »
When Shane (Nate's son) confronts the boatman about the missing money, Nate intervenes. In the first shot, he has blood all over the left side of his face. However, in the remaining scenes, the blood is no longer there. See more »
You know, if you don't give me my money, I am going to kill you.
So, what are you doing?
Fixing the screen door.
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Performed by Buddy Stewart (as Buddy Stuart)
Written by L. Stuart
Published by BMI
Courtesy of Songs For Film & TV obo Lee Silver Productions See more »
I never heard of this movie. I really like Jim Caviezal as an actor. Coming into the movie, I suspected mediocre acting at best, a semi-terrible script, and illogical actions and decisions from the characters - keeping in mind that I had never heard of this movie until I stumbled across it by chance.
The acting was better than I expected. Plus. The basic story-line and subplots were interesting. Plus. The script was not great but still good enough where it didn't even matter. Plus. The characters did things that seem implausible - but the action and suspense of the movie was so well done that that simple flaw was easily ignorable (for me anyways). So, plus. Sure, Jim ended up seriously handicapped... but keep in mind that some fathers would fight for their family's safety despite their injuries or pain. In reality, people have been known to do pretty amazing things despite their lack or military training or fighting expertise.
So, if you have stumbled across this film and wonder if its worth giving a try but don't know because this movie is one of those that never made it to the big screen, this is my opinion. Try it anyway. What this movie has to offer is simple entertainment in the form or action and suspense, despite a few possible shortcomings.
Overall, I really enjoyed this movie. And no, I'm not getting paid to write a good review for this movie..... :)
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