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xXx (2002)

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An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Xander Cage
... Yelena
... Yorgi
... Agent Augustus Gibbons
Michael Roof ... Toby Lee Shavers
... Milan Sova
... Kirill
... Kolya (as Petr Jakl)
Jan Filipenský ... Viktor (as Jan Filipensky)
... Senator Dick Hotchkiss
... El Jefe
... Agent Jim McGrath
... J.J.
... Jordan King
... Agent Roger Donnan
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Storyline

Xander "XXX" Cage is a thrill seeker who until now has been deemed untouchable by the law. NSA Agent Gibbons forces XXX to cooperate with the government to infiltrate an underground Russian crime ring, and avoid going to prison. Gibbons sends XXX to enter this world of crime undetected where others have failed, using his natural athletic prowess and a whole lot of attitude. Xander must combat an organization led by a clever, ruthless and nihilistic Yorgi whose first target is the city of Prague. Written by Artemis-9

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Rated PG-13 for violence, non-stop action sequences, sensuality, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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9 August 2002 (USA)  »

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Triple X  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,506,103, 11 August 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$142,109,382, 19 July 2012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$277,448,382, 19 July 2012
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Trivia

This reteams Vin Diesel with his The Fast and the Furious (2001) director Rob Cohen from the previous year. See more »

Goofs

When Xander is taken by the NSA in his apartment/loft he is not wearing a jacket, when he is in Columbia the jacket appears out of nowhere. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Henchman: [in Czech] He stole the chip, he's inside.
Yorgi: I see him.
Yorgi: Kirill! Time to work.
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There are no opening credits except for the title. See more »

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Featured in Building Speed: The Vehicles of 'xXx' (2002) See more »

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Written by Joi Gilliam Gipp, Sleepy Brown (as Patrick Brown), Raymon Murray, Rico Wade and Brandon Bennett
Performed by Joi
Courtesy of Universal Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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James Bond meets Rocky Balboa with **** stunts
29 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

For plot, xXx rates a 1.

For acting, a 0.

For action, a 10.

This movie is unbelievably stupid, but somehow people (including me) like it. Just watch it, take it for what it is, and go with the flow. Vin Diesel plays an "extreme protester" recruited by "The Man" to accomplish some vague mission. Don't get too concerned about the mission, or anything else for that matter. Anything resembling a plot is present only to justify the explosion or parachute jump or whatever impossible physical challenge the stunt-masters have come up with. Just be happy you rented this instead of paid to see it in a theater. Invite your friends over, have a few beers, and enjoy!!!


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