A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can't stand idly by - he has to help her.
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the L.A.P.D. with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in The Magnificent Seven. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns. As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.
Chris Pratt's character tells a story of a guy falling off a five-story building. At every floor the people hear him say, "So far, so good." This is an homage to Steve McQueen's character on the original The Magnificent Seven (1960) telling the same tale, except it was a ten-story building. See more »
As the crew ride into the mining operation to score some dynamite, a 45-starred American flag is flying on a wooden pole. That configuration flew from 1896 (admission of Utah) to 1907 (admission of Oklahoma). In 1879 the flag would have had only 38 stars. See more »
[pulls out a gun]
This is Ethel, don't you ever disrespect her!
[pulls out another gun]
It's Maria you can disrespect!
My Maria? I have five Maria!
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As the end credits and background images scroll up, occasional bullet holes appear on screen as if there were a scrolling sheet of glass in front of the images. See more »
OK, first you need to know that the only thing I remember from the original is the music--and your reward for sitting through this is that you get that music during the end credits.
I am ALL for diversity and want to see more actors of color in roles that could be played by any ethnicity, but this movie bends over backwards to be SO inclusive, that the viewer is distracted by that. You've got a black man, a Hispanic, a Native American, an Irishman, an Asian, a fat guy, an old guy, a god-fearing guy (OK, the last 3 are all rolled into one) and a woman! And at least one of these people is probably gay--not that there's anything wrong with that.
It's mostly shoot 'em up, and ....... Oh wait, it's ALL shoot 'em up.
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