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Vehicle 19 (2013)

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In Johannesburg, an American parole breaker unknowingly picks up a rental car that will tie him to a web of corrupt local police.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Walker ... Michael Woods
Naima McLean Naima McLean ... Rachel Shabangu
Gys de Villiers ... Detective Smith
Leyla Haidarian Leyla Haidarian ... Angelica Moore / Radio Journalist
Tshepo Maseko Tshepo Maseko ... Lieutenant
Andrian Mazive ... Journalist Benji
Welile Nzuza Welile Nzuza ... Mohawk
Mangaliso Ngema Mangaliso Ngema ... Judge James Muzuka
Ernest Kubayi Ernest Kubayi ... Crackhead (as Ernest 'Ray Ray' Kubayi)
Elize Van Niekerk Elize Van Niekerk ... Car Rental Receptionist (voice)
Sizo Motsoko Sizo Motsoko ... Car Charger Kid #1
Siviwe Mazibuko Siviwe Mazibuko ... Car Charger Kid #2
Brandon Lindsay Brandon Lindsay ... Hostage Reporter
Paul Pieterse Paul Pieterse ... Bicyclist
Jeanne Maree Du Pisanie Jeanne Maree Du Pisanie ... Angelica's Double
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In Johannesburg, an American parole breaker unknowingly picks up a rental car that will tie him to a web of corrupt local police.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

He picked the wrong car. They picked the wrong guy.

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 2013 (Bahrain) See more »

Also Known As:

Aucun détour See more »

Filming Locations:

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Near the end of the movie, a man looks inside the minivan, and tells Michael to "Burn it all away!". Michael is played by Paul Walker, who soon after died in a car crash that set the Porsche ablaze. Incidentally, that car was red, just like the freshly repainted minivan. See more »

Goofs

After the glass is shot in the van, the windows would have shattered into tiny pieces based on the location of the hole and the pressure of the door opening and closing.

By the time the van went through the car wash, the brushes and rollers would have broken the windows of the van with the pressure applied to the broken windows.

During the course of driving through the car wash, the windows do not leak from the holes in the window. See more »

Quotes

Michael Woods: Excuse me; excuse me; can you tell me where Smuts Street is?
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Connections

References Drive (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Go Away
Written by Ntokozo Mdluli (as N. Midluli), Bantu Hanabe (as B. Hanabe), Ezee Hanabe (as E. Hanabe) and M. Mishali
Performed by Teargas
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Good Story But Don't Let The Trailers Fool You
28 February 2013 | by JapanGaijinSee all my reviews

I watched this last week on February 23rd at the theaters. I am not sure why this was released here in Japan well before the rest of the World because Japan tends to be last in getting movies released.

It was a good story overall and I must say excellent cinematography. The film takes places in Johannesburg, South Africa and the film does an excellent job showing the ins and outs of the city.

Paul Walker does a great job playing Michael Woods. His role reminds me of his role in Running Scared as he seems to have a short fuse and quite foul-mouthed. Don't let the trailers of this movie fool you however. You see Paul Walker and car chases and might expect a Fast and the Furious type of flick. However this movie is more of a car adventure/drama than action/car chase movie. I can say however that most of the movie takes place in a car.

I liked this movie overall but it is not the type of movie that you rush out to see in the theaters. There aren't enough action sequences to get the theater effect. Wait for DVD.


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