XXX DELIVERS EXTREME FUN! PUT YOUR BRAIN ON HOLD AND ENJOY! (by nox12)
Have you seen the trailer for this film??? Then forget about reading my review or anybody else's for that matter! It doesn't take 2 brain cells rubbing together to know what you are going to get here, and you get PLENTY of it! This was not a typical movie choice for me my guy's turn to choose , but I had some idea what to expect and I think you do too. Having said that, here is a BIG SURPRISE - this was one of the MOST FUN, simply enjoyable movies I have seen in months, maybe a couple of years!!! This film is wonderfully unpretentious. It doesn't take itself too seriously, <more>
and we shouldn't either. Does XXX provide deep intellectual insights, an elegantly constructed production with soul-searching performances, an air-tight plot with masterful dialog, gritty realism, completely true-to-life action scenes, brilliant editing? Although the answer is obvious in case you haven't seen the trailer, the answer is NO , a much better question is, WHO CARES?! This movie is all about fun! Crazy, mind-blowing, awesome and in some cases,of course, obviously impossible extreme stunts! Diesel is charismatic and charming, the girl is sexy and engaging and the bad guy is appropriately nuts. The plot is good enough. The way they take out a communications tower doesn't make much sense, but otherwise we'd miss out on another amazing stunt scene so once again, who cares! Hey, check out 'Signs', a supposed new masterpiece by a supposed great director, if you want to see a film that really makes no sense! There's some humor and a few decent one-liners, too. One of the Bond spoofs is even smartly hilarious a car stuffed Bond-style with gadgets that end up being virtually useless . The way this film is NOT extreme is also refreshing. There is just basic shoot-em-up and action stuff - no extreme violence/gore, no extreme profanity, no extreme sexual content, and no extremely 'important' artistic message. In other words, nothing to detract from the great fun of a fast-paced, amazing stunt-fest that is light, refreshing, and visually awesome. The perfect summer action flick!
The story to this movie was very different and creative. Even though people say it is a James Bond rip off, it is some way very different. The action scenes in this movie was great. Well done. A great cast for this movie. Vin Diesel was great for this part. I can't wait for the sequel to this movie. I am defiantly going to see it. It will probably be another great experience!!
Great Entertainment (by genocidal)
Lots of action, explosions, extreme stunts and chicks. This film had everything you could want in a movie, it even had a reasonable plot. There was not a dull moment in this film. This movie will be a success for all the reasons James Bond movies succeed. This film is truly a movie for every heterosexual male on the planet.
Awesome Action Film That I Really Enjoyed, With An Amazing And Fun Performance From Vin Diesel! (by callanvass)
This is an awesome action movie that i really enjoyed, with an amazing and fun performance from Vin Diesel!. One of the main reasons i liked this so much, was because it really reminded me of James Bond movie, and it actually had a cool plot to it, plus Vin had some awesome one liners and looked damn cool in it!. Vin and Asia Argento have really good chemistry together, and Martin Csokas is pretty menacing as the main villain, plus Samuel L. Jackson really was amusing in his role!. This movie is filled with exciting action, however only problem i had was it did go on a little bit too long, <more>
however that being said not one minute of it was boring, and Vin will keep your entertained throughout the running time!, plus the stunt work was outstanding!. Basically This is fantastic mindless entertainment, and i love mindless entertainment, and that's what i got as i really really enjoyed this film and think you will too!,as it's a must see!, however i refuse to see the sequel.The Direction is very good. Rob Cohen does a very good job here, with some incredible camera angles, crazy angles, good slow mo shots and he kept the film at a very fast pace!. Not much gore except for some gunshot wounds. The Acting is awesome!. Vin Diesel is AMAZING here, he is tons of fun to watch, damn cool, had some awesome one liners, had really good chemistry with Asia Argento, was such a bad ass, and wasn't really required to act here, however it was awesome to see him at work! Vin Rules! . Asia Argento is STUNNINGLY GORGEOUS, and is excellent here, she had really good chemistry with Vin Diesel, was very convincing, was great fun to watch, and damn was she good eye candy!. Marton Csokas is pretty good as the main villain, however he really didn't have much to do. Samuel L. Jackson is AMAZING as always, and was really awesome in his role here,i loved the scenes with him and Vin Diesel, and was as always tons of fun to watch!, i just wish he had more screen time. Samuel Rules! . Rest of the cast do good. Overall a must see!. **** out of 5
An adrenaline-action-junkie fantastic my all time favorite Vin Diesel film (by ivo-cobra8)
What can I say about this movie that was already said? It is my favorite Vin Diesel film and I think it is a really good adrenaline- action junkie fantastic film in my opinion! I love this film and I can say it is better than all 3 Riddick films that I am so sick of those films Vin Diesel is doing today. xXx is my favorite Vin Diesel movie alongside with The Fast and the Furious franchise.I had this movie on 2 CD's in 2004 that was 2 years later after this film was released and I have enjoyed it so much it brings so many memories. I bought a computer in 2004 it was my first and my good <more>
friend and neighbor bring me some movies on CD's in which was this movie on 2 CD's xXx 2002 . Every day I watched this movie it was a blast action film and I love it. I just recently bought xXx Blu-ray 15th Anniversary Edition alongside with xXx: State of the Union and the new movie xXx: Return of Xander Cage on Blu-ray. I have enjoy all 3 films but this one? Is my personal all time favorite adrenaline spy action-junkie film.I have enjoyed this film and everyone from the cast did a wonderful job this movie does not imitate James Bond but it is his own film. Vin Diesel did a solid excellent job. "My kind of people would say, Kiss my ass, Scarface." , "I live for this sh**." "Dick, you've just entered the Xander zone." This film has everything it has real stunts no fake CGI, no shaky cam. It has a great stunts great jump with a red car corvette, great jump with parachute, great jumps with motorcycle. You have a gang who drive a motor cross, you have a terrorists on a snow mobiles, you have Xander Cage on a snow board fleeing from the avalanche he caused. The Corvette jump was not a CGI and it was filmed simultaneously with eighteen cameras, at the Foresthill Bridge in Auburn, California. At 730 feet, it is the tallest bridge in California, and the third tallest in the United States. That stunt was really insane and dangerous in which Vin Diesel really performed. The movie has a lot of adrenaline stunts field with action. It is a thrill-seeking extreme sport turned in to a spy field with action in this film that's what I love.The movie is also a spy film and espionage which is about group of Anarchy 99 who stole the biological weapon and they distributed in to nerve gas in which the leader Yorgi Marton Csokas want's to unleashed in to the city in Prague, Czech Republic and kill millions of people. Xander Cage is recruited and works for NSA to stop this dangerous terrorist. I love how Xander stops Ahab the boat from lunching the rockets he saved the world and he stopped the bad guy.I love Vin Diesel so much and he's performance of Xander Cage is excellent he just fits in the character so much. I love Asia Argento so damn much in this movie she is so hot sexy babe Xander Cage has such a luck to get such a girl for his alley. Samuel L. Jackson is great as Augustus Gibbons, Xander's boss he fits so much in to the character those 3 actors are worth to watch in this movie.The film was mostly shot in California and the rest was shot in Prague, Czech Republic. The director Rob Cohen and producer Neal H. Moritz who also wrote the script for xXx from The Fast and the Furious reunites with Vin Diesel again for this movie and it is excellent. The movie has a great soundtracks that I like: Adrenaline by Gavin Rossdale, Feuer Frei by Rammstein and of course Bodies by Drowning Pool.This movie get's an A 9/10 for been my personal favorite Vin Diesel film and it is filed with extreme adrenaline sports and action in to a spy movie I love this film to death! xXx pronounced as Triple X is a 2002 American spy action adventure film directed by Rob Cohen, produced by Neal H. Moritz and written by Rich Wilkes. The first installment in the xXx franchise, the film stars Vin Diesel as Xander Cage, a thrill-seeking extreme sports enthusiast, stuntman and rebellious athlete-turned reluctant spy for the National Security Agency who is sent on a dangerous mission to infiltrate a group of potential Russian terrorists in Central Europe. The film also stars Asia Argento, Marton Csokas and Samuel L. Jackson. Cohen had previously directed The Fast and the Furious 2001 , in which Diesel also starred.9/10 Grade: A Studio: Revolution Studios Original Film Columbia Pictures Starring: Vin Diesel,Asia Argento, Marton Csokas, Samuel L. Jackson Director: Rob Cohen Producer: Neal H. Moritz Writer: Rich Wilkes Rated: PG-13 Running Time: 2 Hrs. 4 Mins. Budget: $70.000.000 Box Office: $277,448,382
The title of this movie is a little bit strange as it is rating/code for adult movies but the popularity of this movie has helped in changing the impression of the term/abbreviation "XXX".The main character Xander Cage XXX is amusingly eccentric and true definition of "bad in attitude but good in heart". The character is perfect for Vin Diesel.The movie gives a very powerful impression of Xander Cage XXX in its beginning. Xander Cage XXX is rude, a bit proud and practical fan of extreme sports but surprisingly intelligent. His physical abilities and intelligence <more>
make Agent Gibbons to get XXX as an NSA Agent.The character Yorgi was also very interesting and he did best as villain. A perfect villain is very necessary for a good action flick. Hope to see this actor in more movies.As the summary says this movie 'could be even better'. Provided the power of leading character, the writer could provide us with an 'even better' story and plot twists. There are some turns in the story which are kind of silly or too simple. But as an Action movie it is perfect if not best.There are some modern-day James Bond movies which have actually bored me but XXX never did so. I enjoyed the entire movie except the kisses and nudity which always make me feel uncomfortable .Many people have called XXX a silly movie but believe me it never fails to entertain you.
First of all, this is one of the better movies Vin Diesel has made. Agreed, Jackson acts like he's got something dead under his nose actually next to his nose, but hey, you know the saying But the action/effects are a James Bond/secret agent movie worthy. And I'm a sucker for music during the movie. Adrenaline and Feuer Frei both are perfectly mixed into the movie. Maybe the role of Jackson should have been played by someone else, someone else unknown like all those other actors that don't even have a picture on this site. What I like the most about this movie, is the concept. <more>
Criminal/adrenaline junkie gets second chance by posing as an undercover agent.
If you want to see a crazy action film with amazing stunts and great visual effects, this is the film to see. Sure it was a little off the wall, but Vin Diesel fit this role perfectly. Rob Cohen's directing was outstanding as was the cinematography/VFX and editing. The sound was also great as was the writing. It's an 8/10 from me!
Welcome to the Xander zone (by Terryfan)
I remember in high school a lot of students were talking about this movie xXx. Staring Vin Diesel, Samuel L Jackson, Asia Argento, among others.Just watching this film after so long of not seeing it made me think about how much my view point of it has change back then I enjoy it and I still do today but it's not a perfect film.Then again it wasn't set up to be that way but still don't think I'm bashing the film no sir no ma'am I'm not. I enjoy the film it just has been so long until a few months ago that I just watch it again to see how it holds up today.The story of <more>
the film features Vin Diesel plays Xander Cage an Adrenaline junkie who ends up getting the attention of Agent Augustus Gibbons of the NSA who recruits Cage for a job to become a spy for him.The Soundtrack of the film has a mix of metal and hip hop songs featuring Gavin Rossdale, Drowning Pool,Nelly, N.E.R.D., Queen of the Stone Age and much more. The theme of the film is "Adrenaline" by Gavin Rossdale which in it own right match the film and the character of Xander Cage so good job by the music department to pick this song as the film theme.What is the driving factor of the film is the action and stunts are pretty much out of this world. Some stunts almost think that was impossible for them to pull it off. But sure enough it was very well done which is enough to keep your interest. Some of the cast could have been do with out but Vin did well as the anti hero of the film since he wasn't intend to being in the mess in the first place but he was in it non the less.Some of the characters could have been better off not making it onto the film but what can you say about it but still I found the film to be enjoyable.With great stunts, tight soundtrack it's enough to enjoy the filmI give xXx an 8 out of 10