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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Jason Statham
Amy Smart
Efren Ramirez
Dwight Yoakam
Directors
Mark Neveldine
Screenwriters
Brian Taylor
Mark Neveldine
Running Time
88 minutes

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Plot
A player in the Los Angeles underworld, Chev Chelios (Statham) has made some dangerous enemies. Waking up one morning, he discovers that he’s been injected with a fatal poison and must keep his heart pounding fast if he’s to make it through the day. Cue a carnage-causing race through LA to confront the people responsible...


Verdict
A Saw for the action crowd, this is an intense, stripped-down ride that goes places you’d never expect. Edgy and outrageous, it should get the fearless Statham some deserved attention.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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