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Hijacked (2012)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  18 February 2012 (UK)
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A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing.

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A special agent's plans to reconcile with his ex-fiancé are ruined when she boards a private jet that is targeted by hijackers working for the same crime lord that he is chasing.

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Scott Adkins was originally cast as Rostow Pawlak but due to filming delays he dropped out. Holt McCallany then accepted the role. See more »

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The private 747 is supposed to be departing from Paris Charles De Gaulle airport. However, in the shot where the aircraft's wheels are being raised, the number '34' is seen painted on the end of the runway; indicating that the aircraft is departing from runway 16/34. There is no such runway in CDG; they are all east/west orientated (08L/26R, 08R/26L, 09L/27R and 09R/27L) See more »

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Disappointing and a complete failure, what a Waste Of Time !!
26 January 2013 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

The main reason I watched this film was because Randy Couture is in it, he was in "The Expendables 1 and 2". To me, "Expendables 2" was the best action film of 2012. Well, "Hijacked" is possibly among the worst of 2012. Now granted, Couture only played a small role in The Expendables and here he is the leading star. He proves one thing: he can't act at all. We already kind of knew that from the flawed "Scorpion King" sequel. But he is not the only "star" of this film. We also have Vinnie Jones. His part is kind of limited since he's killed in the first 10 minutes. Then we have Dominic Purcell (Prison Break) with an awful "Magnum" mustache. His performance is also one he now desperately tries to forget. On with the story: predictable, lacks any form of tension or thrills. Does not make any sense most of the time.

When it comes to action you simply have to laugh when you see the limited fight scenes that are badly choreographed. So what's left ? Beats me, I just can't understand why cheap garbage like this is still produced. Avoid at all costs..


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