When his daughter is kidnapped and held in exchange for priceless diamonds, the leader of a crew of highly skilled urban thieves (DMX) forges an unlikely alliance with a Taiwanese Intelligence officer (Jet Li) to rescue her. Their race against the clock to find the precious stones ultimately unravels a plot to distribute a deadly new weapon of war.Written by
The film was originally developed as a remake of M (1931). See more »
In the scene right after Fait was arrested and sitting on the bumper of the ambulance and the truck pulls up with the trailer pulling the four wheelers and dirt bikes, you see the guys getting out of the truck right away and you can see that the four wheeler in the back and the 2 dirt bikes are strapped down, but the front four wheeler is not strapped down. See more »
How many times do I have to tell you people! I'm a businessman, make me an offer!
[cocks his gun]
Here's your offer.
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Archie and Tommy riff on various subjects, including who will star in the movie version of their lives, under the end credits. See more »
It's Gon' Be What It's Gon' Be
Written by S. Odom, K. Clarke, A. Lewis, D. Pelzer, Brian Holland and Eddie Holland
Performed by Jinx & Loose
Courtesy of Bloodline Records, Inc.of you"
Written by Brian Holland and Eddie Holland
Performed by Evelyn King (as Evelyn Champagne King)
Contains samples from "Just a Little Bit"
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A reasonably workable action picture is undermined by the inclusion of a stupid little girl and a dedicated daddy motive by DMX.
What could have been a reasonably acceptable action vehicle for Jet Li became completely annoying thanks to the obligatory (and ridiculously lame) inclusion of what I'd call Hollywood's fascination with "family values" and "kiddie cuteness". An R-rated action picture is no place for cutesy, resourceful brats and there's nothing more bland than an action hero straddled with a family or family members in peril. It all reeks with middle-class political correctness and made the DMX character an unnecessary annoyance. Real villains would have made short work of the kid's ears and gotten a little cooperation from that rapper a lot sooner. This one's pathetically wimpy, even with Jet versus the ultimate fighting boys; not having any gratuitous nudity is unforgivable also, especially when you set the audience up for some!
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