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Drive Angry (2011)

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A vengeful father escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter.

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John Milton is up against the clock: Jonah King, the leader of a Satanic cult, has murdered Milton's daughter and kidnapped her baby. In three days, King and his followers will sacrifice the child at midnight. Milton picks up the trail in Oklahoma as well as rescuing a waitress named Piper from her brutal, two-timing fiancé. There are odd things about Milton: his driver's license is out of date, he has a very strange gun, and he's being pursued by a man in a suit who carries FBI ID and calls himself the Accountant. Piper, who's lived a life on the sidelines, has to piece things together on the fly as they close in on King. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong brutal violence throughout, grisly images, some graphic sexual content, nudity and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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25 February 2011 (USA)  »

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Drive Angry 3D  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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£651,344 (UK) (25 February 2011)

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$10,706,786 (USA) (17 April 2011)
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The coin the Accountant uses throughout the movie is an Obolos, from ancient Greece. In those days, Obolos were placed in a dead man's hand (or two over his eyelids) by mourners as payment to Charon the Ferryman, who was in charge of crossing souls over river Styx into Hades, the Greek version of Hell. This would support the Accountant's role as a retriever of lost souls. See more »

Goofs

When the hydrogen truck being driven by the Accountant explodes the primary fire ball created is blue green. If the tank had been filled with hydrogen the fire ball would have been primarily yellow in color when it ignited. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
The Accountant: Since the birth of time, humanity has endeavored to restrain evil men in prisons. But since Cain fled the murder of his brother, evil men have fled the walls of punishment. So, it doesn't matter if you're a bad-ass motherfucker on the run, because you think you're better than everyone else, and somehow entitled to do what you gotta do. No. Because you see bad-ass motherfuckers are never fast enough. In the end, they will all be accounted for.
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Soundtracks

Raise a Little Hell
Written by Ra Maguire (as Ra McGuire) and Brian Smith
Performed by Trooper
Published by Sony/ATV Songs, Ranbach Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under License From Universal Music Enterprises
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What more can you ask for, muscle cars, hot chicks, and action.
12 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The title says it all. This is a throw back movie to the 70's drive in genre. Don't expect more and honestly that's enough. Some times you are looking for a smart movie like Traffic or Fargo, sometimes you want terms of endearment, but sometimes you just want to grab a hot dog, some pop corn, coke in a real bottle, and get on the roller coaster for the simple thrill of it all. You are looking for good looking cars, good looking girls, action, and a chance to forget about reality, shut down your brain, and get lost in absurd fantasy. That's what this movies is all about,no deep message, just fun. I love the charger in this flick. The chevelle is nice too, but unlike the star character, I'm partial to the charger :-) I would have like to see it remain through out the entire movie, but at least it's there for most of it. Nicolas Cage has been given a hard time lately for his choice of movies. I enjoy him in just about every movie he makes. Whether action, fantasy, family, or some bizarre niche film he's worked on. He always gives a solid performance. I hope to see a second one of these. Not likely, but I can hope.


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