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Collateral

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Collateral

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
116 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/06/04
performer:
Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Javier Bardem, Dennis Farina, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo
director:
Michael Mann
Producer:
Frank Darabont
distributor:
Dreamworks Distribution L.L.C.
author:
Stuart Beattie
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, ActionAdventure

We gave it a B+

Michael Mann?s tensely funny and alive L.A. night-world thriller is, in its way, a very high-stakes buddy movie. Vincent(Tom Cruise), a hitman, hires Max (Jamie Foxx), a mellow cabbie who becomes his hostage, driver, and wary pupil in Nietzschean self-glory. The film generates suspense by dividing our sympathies in clever and unexpected ways.