John Milton is up against the clock: Jonah King, the leader of a Satanic cult, has murdered Milton's daughter and kidnapped her baby. In three days, King and his followers will sacrifice the child at midnight. Milton picks up the trail in Oklahoma as well as rescuing a waitress named Piper from her brutal, two-timing fiancé. There are odd things about Milton: his driver's license is out of date, he has a very strange gun, and he's being pursued by a man in a suit who carries FBI ID and calls himself the Accountant. Piper, who's lived a life on the sidelines, has to piece things together on the fly as they close in on King.Written by
When Candy is reading John Milton's driver's license at the Bull By The Balls bar, the D.O.B reads: 1-7-51. The month and the day is actor Nicholas Cage's actual birthday, however, Mr. Cage was born in 1964. The address is incorrect on the license as well, because there is NO 1034 W. 34th STREET, but there is a 1034 W. 34th PLACE, and the Chicago, IL ZIP code is 60608, not 60418 as stated on the driver's license. See more »
When the '57 Chevy appears at the end of the film, it has unlit amber marker lights in the grille. After Milton and The Accountant get in and drive off, the marker lights are lit, but showing clear/white light See more »
Since the birth of time, humanity has endeavored to restrain evil men in prisons. But since Cain fled the murder of his brother, evil men have fled the walls of punishment. So, it doesn't matter if you're a bad-ass motherfucker on the run, because you think you're better than everyone else, and somehow entitled to do what you gotta do. No. Because you see bad-ass motherfuckers are never fast enough. In the end, they will all be accounted for.
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The end credits are shown down a speeding broken highway See more »
That's the Way I Like It
Written by Harry Wayne Casey & Richard Finch (as Rick Finch)
Performed by Easy Action
Published by EMI Longitude Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Exceed
By arrangement with IODA (www.iodalliance.com) See more »
Fun, fun, fun 'til your daddy takes your Chevelle away!
This goes way beyond "guilty pleasure" all the way to "must-see trash." Does everything that "Grindhouse" failed to do. Dirty, gory, violent, but never unpleasant from start to finish. Patrick Lussier keeps the action efficient and picturesque. Nicolas Cage in one of his only successful forays into the action genre. Amber Heard as a worthy and most attractive sidekick. David Morse and Tom Atkins expertly holding up the "oldster" side of the street. William Fichtner in a performance that would have been a shoo-in for a supporting Oscar nomination if the movie were respectable. But thank goodness--it's thoroughly disreputable. And did I say fun? Let me say it again: fun!
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