Collateral

Collateral

DVD - 2004
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Vincent is a cool, calculating contract killer at the top of his game. Max is a cabbie with big dreams looking for his next fare. This fateful night, Max becomes Vincent's collateral, and will transport him on his next mission - one night, five stops, five hits and then a perfect getaway. Together, Vincent and Max find themselves in a non-stop race against time. With the LAPD and the FBI after them, they each become dependent on the other to survive.
Publisher: [United States] : DreamWorks Home Entertainment ; Universal City, CA : Distributed by Universal Studios Home Video, c2004
ISBN: 9781417010783
1417010789
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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JackPurcell
Oct 03, 2015

A thriller to pass an evening without regret.

LRS1969 Aug 26, 2015

Great movie. Good plot. Nice build up to unexpected finale.

Very good action scenes, though some were in dark environment and hard to make out.... and others just could have been slowed down and not so "busy" (surrounding crowds, etcetera)....

Still, enjoyable entertainment.

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lukasevansherman
Feb 17, 2015

Not to be confused with "Collateral Damage." Michael Mann, the master of sleek, nocturnal crime films ("Heat," "Thief") directs this sleek, nocturnal crime film about a hired killer who enlists a helpless cab driver to take him around L.A. as he shoots some people. As with most Mann movies, it looks great, but the movie has two fatal flaws: 1. I couldn't get past the premise. Why would a professional killer use a cab? Couldn't he just rent or steal a car? 2. Tom Cruise, in a rare villain role, is hard to buy as the hit man and you just keep thinking "Why is Tom Cruise's hair white?" Those issues aside, it's skillfully directed, tense, and well acted by Jamie Foxx as the cab driver and a rather underused supporting cast, including Mark Ruffalo, Javier Bardem, Peter Berg, and Jada Pinkett Smith. And, despite what another reviewer said, this is hardly an oldie; it was released in 2004. You might also like "Drive."

smustafi15 Dec 10, 2014

Michael Mann directs this nuanced, riveting, action thriller.

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0cho
Aug 14, 2014

This is a very good movie. Cruise and Fox are great together. Story is excellent, a few rather long moments, of course a few unrealistic parts but overall very well done.

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neonkc
Dec 22, 2012

very good

Mocha6ft3 Apr 25, 2012

Although this film has many quiet scenes and a few good scenes with teriffic sound, it's still a great idea to watch this on your HOMETHEARTER. I'll probably get set-up for a hit when i say i wasn't feeling Jamie Fox in this movie. He's a very good actor but....There are a few good scenes for audio and one of my favorite is the disco club shootout.. The music is thumping and so Mr.Cruise gun. Each shot he takes sound powerful and it looks cool with him on the floor shooting at the bad guys. I did enjoy this film and i give it 4 stars. Good story and a very cool hitman. A large pizza with crushed potato chips and pepperoni. Home made lipton ice tea.

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tj_is_cool
Nov 21, 2011

Forgettable Cruise's movie.

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jimg2000
Nov 07, 2011

Oldie with Tom Cruise as an unlikely yet scary contract assasin who forced and involved a LA cab driver to his jobs which was to eliminate the key witnesses against a Mob king.

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