#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – LA cabbie Max Durocher is the type of person who can wax poetic about other people’s lives, which impresses U.S. Justice Department prosecutor Annie Farrell, one of his fares, so much that she gives him her telephone number at the end of her ride. Although a dedicated man as seen through the efficiency in which he does his work, he can’t or won’t translate that eloquence into a better life for himself. He deludes himself into believing that his now twelve year cabbie job is temporary and that someday he will own his own limousine service. He even lies to his hospitalized mother that he already owns one, with a further lie that he tells her as such primarily to make her happy, rather than the truth which is that he won’t do anything to achieve that dream. One night, Max picks up a well dressed man named Vincent, who asks Max to be his only fare for the evening. For a flat fee of $600, plus an extra $100 if he gets to the airport on time – Vincent wants Max to drive him to five stops that evening. Max somewhat reluctantly agrees. Max learns the hard way at their first stop when a body falls from a third story apartment window and lands dead on top of his cab that Vincent is a contract hit man. Vincent’s main goal, as per his current contract, is to kill five people, one at each of the stops, but he will not let others get in the way of that goal, even if it means killing them, including Max. As Vincent forces Max to continue driving him for the evening, Max tries slyly at every turn to take back control of his life from Vincent, especially when Max learns of one of the names on Vincent’s hit list. Meanwhile, LAPD narcotics detective, Ray Fanning, and ultimately the FBI get involved when Vincent’s first victim is associated with a case in which Ray is working undercover. Ray is able to piece together information which makes him hot on Max and Vincent’s tail.
Plot: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
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Pretty good for a Tom Cruise led movie, but he’s still bloody playing Tom Cruise. Just Tom Cruise with even stupider hair.
_Final rating:★★★ – I liked it. Would personally recommend you give it a go._
Well made thriller with Cruise turning one of his better performances (argument could be made deserved an Oscar nod), same with Jamie Foxx. A bit preposterous at times and some convenient moments (like when the cops let them go), but still entertaining and engaging until the very end. **4.25/5**
Taut thriller led by Cruise’s excellent work.
For the better part of his career, Tom Cruise has played the All-American good guy. Gleaming eyed and bushy tailed, Cruise has played the roll of the hero in many films and is certainly the richer for it.
Something happened along the way, though. Cruise wanted to be considered a legitimate actor, rather than merely a “movie star.” Therefore, we’ve seen him go against type, successfully (MAGNOLIA), and not so much (THE LAST SAMURAI). It’s as if Cruise is the neglected kid in the back of the classroom who knows all of the answers but is never called upon, and therefore will go to desperate ends for attention. “Oh, Oh!! Pick me!!! Pick me!!!”
For me, Cruise hit it this time. His character in COLLATERAL is a menacing study in coldness. It is a thoroughly believable depiction of an utterly ruthless hit-man. It seems, finally, Cruise is actually BAD, rather than merely acting bad. He disdains his usual tricks in favor of a simple and very real performance.
Let us not forget Jamie Foxx. His character’s transformation into a hero is rendered all the more effective by how wonderfully Foxx captures his character’s initial impotence and bewilderment. It’s a wonderfully effective, energetic, and yet very subtle performance.
Special kudos to Michael Mann. He has a very interesting eye when it comes to capturing the city of Los Angeles on film. His vision of L.A. in this film is one of unease and uncertainty, hardly the usual glitz and glamor treatment. This work is always compelling to the eye and paced to keep the action moving ever forward. Each scene has its own logic, contributing to the overall whole. This is first rate film-making.
Tom Cruise – Better than I thought!
This film could be a major turning point in Tom’s career. He plays Vincent with cold-blooded charm. It is wonderful to watch a character stay flawless throughout an entire film and not be OTT with Hollywood FX etc. The dialogue between Vincent and Max is brilliant and the tug of hate they exchange brings out some chilling truths.
I love the way this movie has been filmed. It almost shows you the dark side of LA as well as the dark side of life.
The soundtrack cruises through the film beautifully. It is well timed at crucial scenes and when the film is done, you just want to buy the soundtrack to listen to.
Everyone that I have recommended this film to have been well pleased. However, Tom Cruise was sensational in this film and I was never keen on him. This film sits high in the rankings table for me and I am telling those who haven’t seen it – YOU MUST!
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr (120 min)
Genre Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Michael Mann
Writer Stuart Beattie
Actors Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo
Awards Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 71 nominations.
Production Company Edge City LLC, Paramount Pictures, Forward Pass, DreamWorks SKG
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Arriflex 435, Panavision Primo Lenses, Panavision Panaflex Millennium XL, Panavision Primo Lenses, Panavision Panaflex Millennium, Panavision Primo Lenses, Sony CineAlta HDW-F900, Zeiss DigiPrime Lenses, Thomson VIPER FilmStream Camera, Zeiss DigiPrime Lenses
Laboratory Company 3, Los Angeles (CA), USA, Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA (prints)
Film Length 3,287 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision2 500T 5218, Vision 500T 5279), Video (HD)
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), HDCAM (1080p/24) (source format), Super 35 (source format) (some scenes)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic) (Kodak Vision Premier 2393)