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Torque (2004)

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Biker Cary Ford is framed by an old rival and biker gang leader for the murder of another gang member who happens to be the brother of Trey (Ice Cube), leader of the most feared biker gang ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Kahn

Writer:

Matt Johnson
4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ashker ... Yellow Car Driver
Max Beesley ... Luther
Dane Cook ... Neil Luff
Ice Cube ... Trey
John Doe ... Sheriff Barnes
Gichi Gamba ... Nomo
Lance Gilbert Lance Gilbert ... 18 Wheeler Driver
Martin Henderson ... Ford
Jay Hernandez ... Dalton
Will Yun Lee ... Val
Faizon Love ... Sonny
Justina Machado ... Henderson
Monet Mazur ... Shane
Hayden McFarland ... Kid
Christina Milian ... Nina
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Storyline

Biker Cary Ford is framed by an old rival and biker gang leader for the murder of another gang member who happens to be the brother of Trey (Ice Cube), leader of the most feared biker gang in the country. Ford is now on the run trying to clear his name from the murder with Trey and his gang looking for his blood. Written by EL TORO 79

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Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, sexuality, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Furia en dos ruedas See more »

Filming Locations:

Blythe, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,442,203, 18 January 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,215,059

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,546,197
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The semi-truck used in the 1971 movie "Duel" is seen in the beginning of the movie when the bikers are racing through the hills. See more »

Goofs

When Ford goes to talk to Shane to smooth things over, she stops talking to him, while Henry and his gang ride their bikes up, then gives Ford a problem about getting his bikes back that Ford took. Henry says, he wants his bikes back by sun down, then next scene it is night time and he is talking to Trey. See more »

Quotes

Henry: Ford should've called by now.
Luther: He's just havin' a good run. Don't sweat it.
Henry: [Henry grabs Luther by the neck, lifts him up, and pins him to a wall] WE GOT OVER A MIL RIDIN' ON THIS DEAL OR WE'RE LOOKING AT LIFE IN PRISON IF FORD DON'T GO DOWN LIKE WE PLANNED, DON'T TELL ME NOT TO SWEAT IT!
[Henry puts Luther down]
Henry: So grab yourself a candy bar, and shut your mouth.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits cast shadows on the landscape. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nexus Generation: Fans & Filmmakers (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Out of Control
Written by Daniel Estrin (as Dan Estrin), Douglas Robb, Chris Hesse and Markku Lappalainen
Performed by Hoobastank
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license form Universal Music Enterprises
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Did somehow everyone misunderstood this movie?
20 July 2005 | by Boba_Fett1138See all my reviews

What's with the hate for this movie? Why can't people just take this movie for what it is? This movie is just simply good B-movie action entertainment. Its obviously no Oscar material, no but did you seriously expected it to be? At least it doesn't take itself as serious as both the Fast and the Furious movies did. You know that when you are going to watch a movie like "Torque" you are going to see a bad story with some second rate actors but with some nice action.

And this movie surely has some nice action. The motorcycle sequences are surprising good and tense. Most of the stunts were nicely choreographed and the movie has some nice camera tricks and nice editing. It's obvious when watching this movie that Joseph Kahn is a music video director but that certain style works perfect for a fast paced movie like this. Joseph Kahn seems like a talented and well motivated director, of which I'm sure we will hear more of in the future.

Yeah sure, the ending is pretty bad and fake looking but it didn't ruined the movie for me in any way. I was entertained throughout the entire movie by some nice action.

The movie has a bit of an awkward kind of humor, which they should had left out in my opinion. The script is not very well written but still the actors pull it of to make their characters likable and give them a personality. Would I mind seeing "Torque 2"? Most certainly not! I would rather see a "Torque 2" than a "The Fast and the Furious 3".

Really, just give this movie a chance, you might very well end up liking it.

6/10

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