• Crank (2006)


Release Date: September 1st, 2006

DVD Release Date: January 9th, 2007

R |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

Chev Chelios (Jason Statham), a hit man wanting to go straight, lets his latest target slip away, then he awakes the next morning to a phone call that informs him he has been poisoned and has only an hour to live unless he keeps adrenaline coursing through his body while he searches for an antidote.

Cast: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Efren Ramirez, Dwight Yoakam, Carlos Sanz, Jay Xcala, Keone Young

Director: Mark Neveldine , Brian Taylor

Genres: Action

Production Co: Radical Media, Lakeshore Entertainment, Lionsgate Films

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Intense, Suspenseful, Quest, 2000s, Pursuit, Police officer, Survival, Los Angeles, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    David HiltbrandPhiladelphia Inquirer

    If you can stomach the hard-R rating, this is a smart, sexy and funny sprint. show more

  • 75
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    Crank is an efficient, witty, junkyard dog of an action movie for its first hour. Unfortunately, the script runs out of gas before the hero does. While it's cooking, though, it's violently preposterous fun. show more

  • 70
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The 2006 summer movie season went out with a reasonable bang courtesy of Crank, a jacked-up, unapologetically mindless bit of ADD-prescribed escapism that more or less delivers on a nifty premise. show more

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