• XXX: State of the Union (2005)

XXX: State of the Union

Release Date: April 29th, 2005

DVD Release Date: July 26th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

When the government finds out that a group of terrorists has infiltrated its ranks, and the group is being trained by high-ranking official George Deckert (Willem Dafoe), NSA Agent Augustus Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson) hires an ex-con to bring down the nefarious plot. Thinking he can trust no one in the government, Augustus springs Darius Stone (Ice Cube), who once trained under him, from prison. Although Darius is a loose cannon, Augustus is convinced he is the only man for the job.

Cast: Ice Cube , Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Peter Strauss, Samuel L. Jackson, Xzibit , Michael Roof, Sunny Mabrey

Director: Lee Tamahori

Genres: Thriller , Action , Adventure

Production Co: Revolution Studios, Columbia Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Pursuit, Brash, 2000s, Soldier, Prison

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Theater of the absurd, masquerading as an action thriller. show more

  • 63
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    There are really only two kinds of big-budget action movies: stupid, and good and stupid. Surprisingly, XXX: State of the Union is good and stupid, which makes it an immediate improvement over 2002's meatheaded "XXX." show more

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    A smooth blend of visual special effects, exceptional stunts, fluid photography, sharp design and a possible best-selling soundtrack. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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