After a personal visit by God himself, the eccentric construction worker Gary Faulkner takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to bring Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden to justice.
Walking home with her 12-year-old daughter after midnight on the Fourth of July, Teena crosses paths with some local losers to be brutally gang raped with her daughter Bethie watching. Bethie is able to identify the rapists, but when the rapists hire a hot shot attorney who attacks Teena's character, Dromoor, a local police officer who was first on the scene when police were called, starts to take matters into his own hands.Written by
Rik van Oijen
The 4th film which Nicolas Cage played a vigilante. In 8MM (1999) Tom Welles (Cage) a private eye seeks vigilante justice upon the evil porn flick director Dino Velvet, his sleazy talent scout Eddie Pole and the masked man "Machine" whom brutally murdered Mary Ann Matthews for real in a snuff film. In Ghost Rider (2007) Johnny Blaze (Cage) a motorcyclist becomes the hell raising vigilante Ghost Rider as he fights the Devil's evil son Blackheart and in Seeking Justice (2011) English teacher Will Gerard (Cage) hires an organization of vigilantes to kill the criminal whom assaulted his wife Laura. See more »
At the very beginning, Nicholas Cage is practicing at a pistol range. The sound of an empty shell casing hitting the floor can be heard ... immediately after he fires a revolver. See more »
Cage is his usual self. Not as cringy as lately, actually tolerable. The movie could have been good, but it is not. I suspect some other reviewers to be in the movie industry...or they just haven't seen that many movies yet. I give it 4 stars because the young girl is really good and the beautiful mother could have been edited to be excellent....BUT, this movie is the prime example of how NOT to edit a movie. Some of the scenes are waaay to long and downright unnecessary. But some of the cuts are so long (the mother in the hospital scene with cage) that it makes the actors look like overacting imbeciles. In one scene the beautiful mother goes through 5-6 moods/expressions. From scarred, confused, elated, relieved to sad and tormented relieved again...in the same cut. And at the end, the dialogue follows the two actors by way to rapid cutting. I have never thought about editing before in my life...but this opened my eyes to the importance of that job. Got through about an hour, and just had to quit. I will think long and hard before I rent another Cage movie.
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