In order to foil a terrorist plot, an FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent.
A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong Inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed L.A.P.D. detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
Car theft in Long Beach went down 47% when Randall "Memphis" Raines walked away from the life. He gets dragged back into it by assuming the job his brother Kip screwed up for stolen-car broker Raymond Calitri: steal 50 exotic cars and have them on a container ship by 8 AM Friday morning, and he got this news on a Monday. With Calitri threatening to kill him and Kip, and the police GRAB unit breathing down his neck, Memphis reassembles his old crew and attempts to pull off the logistically impossible.Written by
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The list of cars on the blackboard list changes without explanation. The '99 Infiniti Q45 (Rachel) disappears and is replaced by the Jaguar XJ 220. The Jaguar XK8 takes the XJ 220's place, and a Lamborghini Diablo that wasn't on the list takes the XK8's place, above the Lamborghini LM SUV. Later, the list is restored. A Hummer also appears and disappears on the list, and Megan, the GMC Yukon, is not on the list when Stacy is marked off. See more »
You ever feel bad about any of this?
Hell, no. I'm Robin Hood, man. I rob from the rich and give to the needy.
You mean the poor.
No, like I said, the needy. 'Cause brother, we need this car.
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Before the end credits begin the screen goes black. When this happens we hear Memphis' car stall and he says "Oh don't do this to me!" See more »
Director's cut DVD contains nine additional minutes. See more »
Written by Blake Smith, Mike Willison and Michael Brown
Performed by Caviar
Which Contains a Sample of "Pretty Ballerina"
Performed by The Left Banke
Courtesy of The Island/Def Jam Music Group
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises See more »
This movie has taken a lot of stick. It was slated by critics when it came out and was blamed for wrecking Nicolas Cage's career. The thing I don't think people get is that it's not meant to be an epic, Oscar contender of a movie, it's just some brilliant "Bruck-buster" action at its best. Fast cars, quick editing and a great soundtrack - it does exactly what it says on the tin. Also, for anyone who likes cars its a pure treat. It has everything: Ferraris, Mercs, a Hummer and lets not forget Eleanor! I think you'd be hard pushed to find a better action movie, and personally, a better movie at all!! Then again maybe that's just me!
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