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Collateral Damage (2002)

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After his family is killed by a terrorist act, a firefighter goes in search of the one responsible.

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Andrew Davis

Writers:

Ronald Roose (story), David Griffiths (story) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Gordy Brewer
Francesca Neri ... Selena Perrini
Elias Koteas ... Peter Brandt
Cliff Curtis ... Claudio Perrini
John Leguizamo ... Felix Ramirez
John Turturro ... Sean Armstrong
Jsu Garcia ... Roman
Tyler Posey ... Mauro (as Tyler Garcia Posey)
Michael Milhoan ... Jack
Rick Worthy ... Ronnie
Raymond Cruz ... Junior
Lindsay Frost ... Anne Brewer
Ethan Dampf ... Matt Brewer
Jorge Zepeda Jorge Zepeda ... Rocha
Miguel Sandoval ... Joe Phipps
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Storyline

Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio "The Wolf" Perrini. Frustrated with the official investigation and haunted by the thought that the man responsible for murdering his family might never be brought to justice, Brewer takes matters into his own hands and tracks his quarry ultimately to Colombia. Written by Jason

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Act Itself Wasn't Personal...HIS VENGEANCE WILL BE [UK tag-line] See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

8 February 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Collateral Damage See more »

Filming Locations:

La Antigua, Veracruz, Mexico See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,058,432, 10 February 2002

Gross USA:

$40,077,257

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$78,382,433
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

An early draft of this film's screenplay set the action in Libya and involved the Gordon Brewer character tracking down the Arab terrorists who killed his family. Andrew Davis changed the story's setting (and terrorists) to Colombia. See more »

Goofs

When the homeless man drops the briefcase as the police bust through the stall door, the spring loaded hinge that pops the briefcase open is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Selena: Claudio is now a man consumed by hate, just like you.
Gordon Brewer: I'm not like him.
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Connections

Featured in HBO First Look: The Making of 'Collateral Damage' (2002) See more »

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Sindrome de caim (Bang Bang-Long)
Written and Performed by DJ Jamaika
Courtesy of Warner Music Brazil Ltd
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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An okay action revenge thriller
17 August 2005 | by NewEnglandPatSee all my reviews

This film is a decent action thriller with an implausible plot that seemed tailor-made for star Arnold Schwarzenegger. Here, our hero's family is killed in a bomb attack meant for high-ranking Colombian officials which sends Schwarzenegger on a vengeance mission to Colombia to track down and kill those responsible for the bombing. Schwarzenegger's trek in the jungles play out like a continuous Saturday matinée serial but the film moves along at a good clip. The picture's stunts are very good and CGI techniques are on a par with today's features. There are some scenes which aren't for the squeamish but anything goes in a film with a vigilante as its good guy. Francesca Neri and Cliff Curtis have key roles in the picture but the film is carried by Schwarzenegger from beginning to end.


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