I’ve reviewed most of Nicolas Cage’s movie that are available on blu-ray. However I missed one or two including Gone in 60 Seconds (2000). I’m correcting that now with this movie review. I think most Nic Cage fans like this one but what of the blu-ray release? Let’s take a look, so without further ado here’s my Gone in 60 Seconds blu-ray review.
- Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
- Genre: Action
- Directed by Dominic Sena
- UK Rating 15
- Discs: 1
- Released By Buena Vista Home Entertainment
- Blu-ray Released: 19 March 2007
When former car thief Randall “Memphis” Raines is informed of a huge mistake his younger brother has made he is forced to come to the rescue. That entails stealing 50 cars in four days. To do this he needs to start recruiting his old crew. But will any of them be interested in helping?
Style / Direction
The films directed by Dominic Sena whilst Paul Cameron is responsible for the cinematography. There’s plenty of car action as you might expect and the chases are done well. Overall Gone in 60 Seconds is a well made action heist movie with a touch of style.
Music / Audio Effects
The music is provided by Trevor Rabin.
Acting / Characters
A quick look at the cast gives you a good idea the movie should be pretty good. Aside from the excellent Nicolas Cage there’s the fabulous Robert Duvall who enhances any film.
Then there’s Angelina Jolie as a car mad feisty woman that can more than hold her own. She plays the roles exceptionally well and reminds me that at one time she really was a good actress. The other movie I thought she excelled in was the Bone Collector alongside Denzel Washington.
Even Vinny Jones plays his role well, admittedly he’s not much in the way of dialogue.
- Nicolas Cage as Randall “Memphis” Raines
- Angelina Jolie as Sara “Sway” Wayland
- Robert Duvall as Otto Halliwell
- Will Patton as Atley Jackson
- Delroy Lindo as Detective Roland Castlebeck
- Giovanni Ribisi as Kip Raines
- Christopher Eccleston as Raymond Calitri
- Vinnie Jones as Sphinx
- Scott Caan as Tumbler
- T.J. Cross as Mirror Man
- James Duval as Freb
- Timothy Olyphant as Detective Drycoff
- Chi McBride as Donny Astricky
- William Lee Scott as Toby
Conclusion: Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) Film Review
Gone in 60 Seconds is a fun, entertaining and action packed car heist movie that sports a host of familiar faces. There’s very little to criticise the film for it does exactly what it says on the tin.
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Conclusion: Gone in 60 Seconds Blu-ray Review
The picture quality of this year 2000 movie is flawless therefore making it even better than watching it on DVD. With the film having being available on blu-ray for years you can pick it up for around £6-7.
The only extra included on my blu-ray version is a short 3 minute look behinds the scenes at the movies big car jump.
- The Big Jump (3 mins)
Popcorn Cinema Rating:
Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
MOVIE RATING: VERY GOOD
BLU-RAY RATING: EXCELLENT
POPCORN CINEMA: RECOMMENDED
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Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) Film Trailer
For those of you yet to see the film I’ll leave you with a little taster…
Clip may not be representative of the blu-ray version
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Summary: Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) Blu-ray Review
Movie title: Gone in 60 Seconds (2000)
Duration: 117 mins
Director(s): Dominic Sena
Actor(s): Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Robert Duvall, Will Patton, Christopher Eccleston, Vinnie Jones
Genre: Crime, Action,
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A thoroughly entertaining car action heist movie!