• Rollerball (2002)


Release Date: February 8th, 2002

DVD Release Date: June 18th, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Jonathan (Chris Klein) is the most popular player in the fastest and most extreme sport of all time: rollerball. Along with teammates Marcus (LL Cool J) and Aurora (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos), Jonathan is giving viewers what they want: visceral thrills, breakneck speed, and head-slamming action. Things go wrong when rollerball's creator, Petrovich (Jean Reno), realizes that serious on-court accidents bring higher ratings. Soon Jonathan and his friends are playing for their lives.

Cast: Chris Klein, Jean Reno, LL Cool J, Rebecca Romijn, Naveen Andrews, Oleg Taktarov, David Hemblen, Paul Heyman

Director: John McTiernan

Genres: Action

Production Co: Yorktown Productions, Atlas Entertainment, Toho-Towa, Mosaic Media Group, Helkon Media AG, Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Bar, Friend, Rise, Rivalry, Tense, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Gets stupider as it moves along. By the end, you just don't care whether that cold-hearted snake Petrovich (that would be Reno) gets his comeuppance. Just bring on the Battle Bots, please! show more

  • 50
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    The game itself is meaningless, and the movie, much the same way, likes it like that. show more

  • 38
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Some movies should never have been made, and high on that list is the addled new remake of Rollerball. show more

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