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

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Rob Cohen

Writer:

Rich Wilkes
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vin Diesel ... Xander Cage
Asia Argento ... Yelena
Marton Csokas ... Yorgi
Samuel L. Jackson ... Agent Augustus Gibbons
Michael Roof Michael Roof ... Toby Lee Shavers
Richy Müller ... Milan Sova
Werner Daehn ... Kirill
Petr Jákl ... Kolya (as Petr Jakl)
Jan Filipenský Jan Filipenský ... Viktor (as Jan Filipensky)
Tom Everett ... Senator Dick Hotchkiss
Danny Trejo ... El Jefe
Thomas Ian Griffith ... Agent Jim McGrath
Eve ... J.J.
Leila Arcieri ... Jordan King
William Hope ... 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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If you want someone to save the world, make sure it's someone who likes the world as it is. See more »


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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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Samuel L. Jackson's character in this film has a scar on his face and eye, just like his character Nick Fury in the Marvel Cinematic Universe does. See more »

Goofs

When Xander steals the red Corvette, the people the Senator and Janelle are talking to briefly disappear (then reappear) between shots. 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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Alternate Versions

On its AMC airing, the music is slowed down and plays by 0.85 See more »

Connections

References Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Millionaire
Written by Josh Homme (as Josh Homme) and Mario Lalli
Performed by Queens of the Stone Age
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Turn off your brain and enjoy the ride...
16 August 2002 | by robjan1See all my reviews

I would not dare to insult anyone's intelligence. With that said let me add, this movie will not insult yours, if you see it with the right attitude. Adrenaline pump set for full tilt boogie. This is not an intellectual movie, it is not a love story, and it certainly is not Rambo. What it is, is a series of action shorts connected by a common thread that is very much in vogue. Good guys vs. bad guys/terrorists and in so doing, overcome insurmountable odds to, 1. Do the " right thing " 2. Save the day, 3.Have a hell of a time doing it and 4. GET THE GIRL! If, you expect anymore than that, you will be disappointed. So, turn off you brain and enjoy the ride. If you enjoy extreme sports, action genre movies and bad guys with eastern european accents, sign up get ready to party. This is your movie! Oh, btw. Make sure you see this movie in a theatre that has GREAT sound. You will be rewarded.


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USA

Language:

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Release Date:

9 August 2002 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$44,506,103, 11 August 2002

Gross USA:

$142,109,382

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$277,448,382
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Runtime:

| (unrated director's cut)

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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