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A former thief frantically searches for his missing daughter, who has been kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a taxi.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Cage ... Will Montgomery
Josh Lucas ... Vincent
Danny Huston ... Tim Harlend
Malin Akerman ... Riley Jeffers
Sami Gayle ... Alison Loeb
Edrick Browne Edrick Browne ... Jacobs
Mark Valley ... Fletcher
Barry Shabaka Henley ... Reginald
M.C. Gainey ... Hoyt
J.D. Evermore ... Rookie
Garrett Hines ... Aaron
Kevin Foster ... Motorcycle Cop
Tanc Sade ... Pete
Dan Braverman ... Lefleur
Jon Eyez ... Bertrand
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Storyline

In New Orleans, the notorious bank thief and family man Will Montgomery steals $10m with his partners Vincent, Riley Jeffers and Hoyt. However, he has an argument with Vincent in the runaway and Hoyt leaves Will behind. He tries to flee but the FBI agent Tim Harlend organizes a manhunt and Will is captured, but he burns the stolen money to get rid of the evidence against him. Eight years later, Will leaves the prison and he goes to the house of his teenage daughter Alison Loeb, who has issues against him. Alison leaves Will alone in a coffee shop and takes a cab to go to a session with her shrink. However, a couple of minutes later, Will receives a phone call from Vincent, who is presumed dead, telling that he has abducted Alison and will kill her unless he receives the $10m of the last robbery. Now Will has twelve hours to find a way to rescue his daughter from the hands of the psychopath Vincent. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Never steal from the world's greatest thief. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Swedish

Release Date:

6 September 2012 (United Arab Emirates) See more »

Also Known As:

Medallion See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$183,125, 16 September 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$304,318, 16 September 2012
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Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene where Cage is driving through the parking structure, he jumps levels and in doing so visible dents the front end of the car, knocking out the right light. But later in the scene, the car is fine. See more »

Goofs

When Will went to marina to pick up equipment, he entered the red truck from the passenger side, in the next scene, he was driving the truck. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Drunk Businessman: [drunk and singing] Cigarettes, no sleep, no lights, no sound... Nothing to eat, no one to drink... Sometimes... all I need is the air that I breathe and to love you.
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Connections

References Con Air (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Call It Pretending
Written by John Fogerty (as John C. Fogerty)
Performed by Creedence Clearwater Revival
Courtesy of Concord Music Group, Inc.
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Nothing special, but not bad... And less than 1,5 hours
16 October 2012 | by BeneCumbSee all my reviews

The plot is rather simple and not original, but chases during and within Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans are interesting to watch (here, adding the carnival does make sense, in most other movies it is just meant to confuse viewers and chasers). However, the "final end" could have been different, more sophisticated.

Nicholas Cage is good as usual, but the real star (and best villain) of the movie is John Lucas - vicious inside and outside. Female characters tend to be sketchy, although actresses do their best.

An OK movie for killing time, but it is neither Heat nor Snatch or similar. A typical Cage-related action.


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