As the damsel in distress, the Hitchcockian innocent man sucked into a web of intrigue and the retiring cop facing his one last case, the actors could have been saddled with one-note, cliché characters. Storyline: A young man receives a call on his cellular phone from a woman who says she's been kidnapped, and thinks she's going to be killed soon, along with her husband and son who the kidnappers have gone after next. This is film-making as a challenging game. Schoolteacher Jessica Martin Kim Basinger is abducted by ruthless crook Ethan Jason Statham and brought to a remote hideout, where she finds a broken cell phone. A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. They aren't just playing by the numbers, but are eager to go beyond expectations. She doesn't know where she is.
Need to watch '' in the comfort of your own home? Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. The storyline is unlikely, but not impossible and it all unfolds at a steady clip that makes any loophole or implausibility fly by so fast that the viewer has little time to raise a question. There is something exhilarating about being able to exhaust the possibilities of an idea without beating the whole thing to death. Martine offers Terry a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street. Beyond the gimmickry of the storytelling, the film also benefits from being a solid, efficient, no-nonsense piece of film-making.
Unfortunately, when she tries to use the malfunctioning phone to contact the authorities, she accidentally reaches college student Ryan Chris Evans instead. Written by Trivia Chris Evans, who played Ryan, confessed on the Jay Leno's Tonight Show shortly after the release of the film that he spent so much time driving a vehicle for multiple camera angles that he actually peed on himself while he was driving in reverse when backing out of a tunnel. The young man wants to help Jessica, but she has no idea where her captors have taken her, and Ryan must scramble to figure out where she is before his cell phone goes dead. The trick isn't just to gerryrig the list into a story, but to do so in a coherent and plausible fashion. » I like a movie that takes an idea or a theme or just an amusing gimmick and then runs with it.
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But Kim Basinger, Chris Evans and William H. She targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. Without loosing its manic pace, the film nevertheless takes time for puckish humor and character development. Timid Boy as Chase Bloch. Unfortunately, when she tries to use the malfunctioning phone to contact the authorities, she accidentally reaches college student Ryan Chris Evans instead.
The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next. This time the linchpin of the story is the cell phone. Frank Martin puts the driving gloves on to deliver Valentina, the kidnapped daughter of a Ukrainian government official, from Marseilles to Odessa on the Black Sea. But Terry and his crew don't realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets - secrets that will thrust them into a deadly web of corruption and illicit scandal. Ellis, this is an action-packed thriller that knows the value of blending action with humor and character. Yet, the Columbo stories still hold up thanks to clever storytelling and strong characters played by good actors. Macy are given ample room to not only act, but to create characters who are, more importantly, smart.
Directed by actor-turned-stuntman-turned-director David R. Dana Bayback A young man receives a call on his cellular phone from a woman who says she's been kidnapped, and thinks she's going to be killed soon, along with her husband and son who the kidnappers have gone after next. The filmmakers seem to have made a list of everything that makes cell phones great emergency use, portability, digital photography, etc. The young man wants to help Jessica, but she has no idea where her captors have taken her, and Ryan must scramble to figure out where she is before his cell phone goes dead. The cutting edge technology of the time now seems so elementary that Columbo's naivete seems rather silly.
He did not realize it until at the end of the reverse-driving scene when he exited from the car. Surf Girl's Friend as Chelsea Bloch. En route, he has to contend with thugs who want to intercept Valentina's safe delivery and not let his personal feelings get in the way of his dangerous objective. . . . .
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