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Momentum (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 16 October 2015 (USA)
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4 criminals steal diamonds from a safe deposit box in Cape Town - including a drive containing a US senator's evil plans. He'll do anything to get it back from Alexis/Olga Kurylenko.
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Credited cast:
Olga Kurylenko ... Alexis Faraday
Morgan Freeman ... Senator
James Purefoy ... Mr. Washington
Brendan Sean Murray ... Raymond Kelly (as Brendan Murray)
Greg Kriek ... Mr. Monroe
Brett Williams ... Male Teller
Jenna Saras ... Jessica
Marian Frizelle ... Dinner Guest
Adam Marcus Adam Marcus ... Dinner Guest
Stephen Jennings ... International Anchor
Karl Thaning ... Doug MacArthur
Lee Raviv ... Little girl
Sabine Palfi ... Newscaster
Colin Moss ... Kevin Fuller
Daniel Fox ... Amphetamine
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Alex, a mysterious thief, is pulled in by her former partner for one last heist. She quickly finds it was never just about the diamonds. A brutal murder sparks a cat and mouse chase between Alex and a master assassin. Now she must uncover the lies behind the heist and discover the secrets behind the men who have made her a target. Written by Momentum Production

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Morgan Freeman offered his services to Stephen S. Campanelli for his directorial debut, based on their prior working relationship, when Campanelli was a cameraman for Clint Eastwood. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene, the taxiing A330 suddenly changes into a A340 when it lifts off - clearly visible as a 2-engined airliner turns into a 4-engined one. See more »

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References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

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It's Okay
16 October 2015 | by chrismackey1972See all my reviews

It's not the greatest of the female-themed action adventures, but it's certainly watchable. I saw it because I'm a fan of James Purefoy and Olga Kurylenko. They were good in their roles, but each time Purefoy said one of his "Damn! She's good!" lines, it was silly. It wasn't that she was such a professional, it's more that the bad guys came across as rather inept. Some of it was tongue-in-cheek, such as when Purefoy's coat caught fire, he slowly took it off, saying "I liked that coat." There wasn't a great deal of urgency projected from the bad guys showing they needed to get back that drive quickly. Morgan Freeman's character was fairly a mute point in the movie. They could've stuck any actor -- famous or not -- in that role, that's how superfluous his character was. All in all, it was entertaining. Having seen him play Blackbeard and Joe Carroll, I have to say James Purefoy does the bad guy roles very good.

I gave this a 5-star rating. I'd recommend this if you liked Colombiana and Salt. It's not as good as either of those movies, but it's along the same lines, and Kurylenko is good in the few action scenes she's in.


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South Africa | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Momentum See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa See more »

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$789,406
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Azari Media, Thaba Media See more »
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2.35 : 1
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