The police shirts are blue but when Cardillo (Emile Hirsch) is caught just before the fight scene his shirt is green, after he dives over the wall with the bad guy, when he hits the ground it goes back to blue. Also when Jess (Stephanie Cayo) is captured by John (David Zayas) her shirt is green but in the next scene changes back to blue. See more »
I bought "Force of Nature" on Amazon to support Mel Gibson and I really wanted to like it. Unfortunately, the flick is a turkey on almost every level. The only time it really works is when Mel is on screen and he's only up there for maybe thirty minutes. For whatever reason, he delivers his lines in some kind of New York-New Jersey accent which, to my ears, didn't quite work.
Emile Hirsch and Stephanie Cayo were badly miscast as street cops in Puerto Rico.
Neither of these snowflakes was even remotely believable. Fortunately for their reputations as actors, their characters were so poorly conceived that audiences may cut them some slack on their acting. Seriously, a white male cop in San Juan who can't speak Spanish? That's about as believable as a model-thin, white latina larping as a street cop in San Juan.
Regarding the 23-million dollar budget, a friend of mine is convinced the movie couldn't possibly have cost that much to make. He thinks it proves the whole thing was made as a tax write-off.
Summing up, FoN is only worth seeing if you're a big fan of Mel. On the IMDb scale, I give it a '5' but if not for Gibson it would be a '3'.
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