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Crank: High Voltage (2009)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  17 April 2009 (USA)
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Chelios faces a Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working.

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Chev Chelios survives a fall from the sky, sort of. He's in an unknown location, sedated, while various Chinese are harvesting his organs. His heart is gone, in an ice chest; a temporary in its place. Chev escapes, knowing only the name of the guy with the ice chest. He calls Doc Miles, an unlicensed cardiologist, who tells him there's only an hour's life in the artificial heart: keep it charged. Chev needs to find his own heart and get to Doc for a transplant. He starts his time-limited pursuit of shadowy figures, the ice chest, and his heart aided by Eve, Rei, and Venus - a stripper, a prostitute, and a pal with Tourette's - constantly needing an electric charge to keep going. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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He was dead... but he got better. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for frenetic strong bloody violence throughout, crude and graphic sexual content, nudity and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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17 April 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crank 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£554,565 (UK) (17 April 2009)

Gross:

$13,630,226 (USA) (8 May 2009)
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In the scene where Chelios runs into a mob of porn stars, the "extras" in the movie are real porn stars. One of the stars most recognizable is Jenna Haze, but Peter North, Lexington Steele, and Ron Jeremy make an appearance as well. See more »

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When Chelios and Eve fall to the racetrack, they would have been right beside the bleachers. A shot a few seconds later shows them in the middle of the racetrack, 30 feet away. See more »

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[first lines]
Fish Halman: In a story so bizarre I can scarcely believe the event I'm reporting, and yet corroborated by at least a dozen eye witnesses. A white male apparently fell from the sky above downtown Los Angeles today, landed in the middle of a busy intersection, destroying one vehicle and hospitalising its elderly driver,and then was removed from the scene even before emergency personnel could respond. Without a body the police have yet to piece together the events of the day.It can only be ...
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Keep on Loving You
Written by Kevin Cronin
Performed by REO Speedwagon
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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funny and brilliant
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this is probable a brilliant Jason Staham movie with all the laugh ts and action.also Amy smart returns 2 as eve. Chev returns from the dead when a Chinese's mobster who replaced his hart for a electricity battery.He must keep collecting electricity to keep him alive. its got a lot of sexuality but funny one of the most funny movies I've seen and its violent and action packed which was great. Don't let young kids watch this parent warning. its funny in many ways. also they should make a crank 3. its got a lot of laugh ts and action a great action crime comedy and thriller i give crank 2 a 10/10 a huge must see hope all of yous enjoy it its better than the first which was quite good


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