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Face/off

(DVD - 2008)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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FBI Special Agent Sean Archer is trying to find a biological weapon that has been placed in Los Angeles by the sadistic terrorist-for-hire and criminal mastermind Castor Troy. Archer has been hunting Troy for the last 8 years and is consumed by revenge because Troy is responsible for the death of Archer's son. To do this, Archer must 'borrow' Troy's face using a surgical procedure to go undercover as Troy, but things go wrong when Troy assumes the identity of Archer.
Title: Face/off
[videorecording]
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2008]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (138 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents a Douglas/Reuther production ; a WCG Entertainment production ; a David Permut production ; a John Woo film ; produced by David Permut, Barrie M. Osborne, Terence Chang, Christopher Godsick ; written by Mike Webb & Michael Colleary ; directed by John Woo
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Special features: Commentaries by director John Woo and writers Mike Werb and Michael Colleary; 7 deleted scenes - including an alternate ending with optional commentary
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997
Summary: FBI Special Agent Sean Archer is trying to find a biological weapon that has been placed in Los Angeles by the sadistic terrorist-for-hire and criminal mastermind Castor Troy. Archer has been hunting Troy for the last 8 years and is consumed by revenge because Troy is responsible for the death of Archer's son. To do this, Archer must 'borrow' Troy's face using a surgical procedure to go undercover as Troy, but things go wrong when Troy assumes the identity of Archer.
Terms Of Use: This DVD disc is copy protected
Additional Contributors: Powell, John 1963-, Composer
Kemper, Steven Film editor
Wagner, Christian Film editor
Wood, Oliver Cinematographer
Pounder, C. C. H. Actor
Lynch, John Carroll 1963-, Actor
Feore, Colm Actor
Presnell, Harve Actor
Cassavetes, Nick Actor
Swain, Dominique 1980-, Actor
Nivola, Alessandro Actor
Gershon, Gina Actor
Allen, Joan 1956-, Actor
Cage, Nicolas 1965-, Actor
Travolta, John 1954-, Actor
Colleary, Michael Author of screenplay
Werb, Mike Author of screenplay
Godsick, Christopher Producer
Chang, Terence Producer
Osborne, Barrie Producer
Permut, David Producer
Woo, John 1948-, Director
Reuther, Steven
Douglas, Michael 1944-
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
WCG Entertainment (Firm)
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Alternate Title: Face/Off (Motion picture)
ISBN: 9781415746707
1415746702
Branch Call Number: DVD Drama FACE/OFF
Country of Producing Entity: United States
Credits: Director of photography, Oliver Wood ; editors, Christian Wagner, Steven Kemper ; music, John Powell.
Performers: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Gina Gershon, Alessandro Nivola, Dominique Swain, Nick Cassavetes, Harve Presnell, Colm Feore, John Carroll Lynch, CCH Pounder.
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced); Dolby DTS 6.1 surround, Dolby Digital EX 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, NTSC
Other Language: English (DTS 6.1, EX 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby 2.0) dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Cara Cirugía California Los Ángeles Teatro. bidex Guerra biológica California Los Ángeles Teatro. bidex Revenge California Los Angeles Drama Criminal behavior California Los Angeles Drama Terrorists California Los Angeles Drama Face Surgery California Los Angeles Drama Biological weapons California Los Angeles Drama United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation Drama
Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Fiction films
Fantasy films
Crime films
Action and adventure films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Topical Term: Cara
Guerra biológica
Revenge
Criminal behavior
Terrorists
Face
Biological weapons
Publisher No: 14223 Paramount Home Entertainment
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In this over-the-top movie John Travolta's and Nicolas Cage's characters switch faces.


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Dec 27, 2010
  • tj_is_cool rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Super fun movie even though there are many plot holes.

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