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Cutaway (2000)

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A Drug Enforcement Agent (Baldwin) goes undercover on a sky diving team to track down illegal drugs.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Red Line
... Agent Victor 'Vic' Cooper
... Randy 'Turbo' Kingston
... Star
... Lieutenant Brian Margate
Roy Ageloff ... Boom-Boom
... Ground Rush (as Marcos Ferraez)
... Cal
... Rip
... Cord
... Delmira
... Blonde Female Pilot (as Cat Wallace)
... Mrs. Shipley
Bill Booth ... Bearded Man (as William Booth)
Rena McPherron ... Woman with Baby
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The successful undercover agent Victor Cooper is assigned for his ninth mission: to find how the loadings of drug is being brought to Miami. He suspects that the drug is coming through the air and joins a team of sky diving, under the leadership of Red Line, a fanatic and considered the athlete number one in this sport in the world. Due to his profile of winner, Vic gets involved with the group and he "disconnects" from his position of infiltrated agent, "connecting" with the team. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for some violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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3 October 2000 (USA)  »

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Cutaway - Jede Sekunde zählt  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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To improve his skydiving skills, Cooper goes to Delmira, the leader of an Army team. The team; The Golden Knights, who in real life a group of elite skydivers from the US-Army, have since their creation in 1959, won more than 2,148 gold, 1,117 silver & 693 bronze medals, in national and international competitions. Member of the Golden Knights have also participated in breaking more than 348 world records. See more »

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When Vic and Red Line land on the roof to deliver the drugs, they use normal 9-cell skydiving parachutes. When they leap from the building they use 7-cell B.A.S.E canopies. See more »

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Red Line: Everyone thinks that I love this life, that I chose THIS. Who would choose this? It's a God damn curse! Infructus!
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A Predictable Collection of Clichés That Reasonably Works
18 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

The successful undercover agent Victor Cooper (Stephen Baldwin) is assigned for his ninth mission: to find how the loading of drug that is being brought to Miami. He suspects that the drug is coming through the air and joins a team of sky diving, under the leadership of Red Line (Tom Berenger), who is a fanatic and considered the athlete number one in this sport in the world. Due to his profile of winner, Vic gets involved with the group and he "disconnects" from his position of infiltrated agent, "connecting" with the team.

"Cutaway" is a film that gives the sensation of "dejavu", and the viewer has the sensation that had seen it before. Indeed, it is a collection of clichés, using the same storyline of "Point Break" but in the air, instead of in the sea; or "Donnie Brasco", just to mention two famous movies. However, "Cutaway" reasonably works and is watchable, mainly based on the great shootings in the air. Fans of Tom Berenger may enjoy and he has a good performance in the role of a charismatic leader, capable of any action to win in the sports he embraced. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Instinto Radical" ("Radical Instinct")


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