The movie is rated R or restricted due to violence. The running time at the theater was one hour and twenty- eight minutes. The movie was released in the movie theaters as a wide screen on September 2006 and on DVD in January 2007. The genre for the movie is action packed, thriller, and suspense. The movie was directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor. The screen writers of the movie were Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor. The movie’s cast is Jason Statham as Chev Chelios the professional hit man, Amy Smart as Eve Chev’s girlfriend, Jose Pablo Cantillo as Ricky Verona the mobster, Efren Ramirez as Kaylo, Jay Xcala as Alex, Dwight Yoakman as Doc Miles, Carlos Sanz as Carlito, Keone Young as the Chinese mob boss Don Kim, and Glenn Hawerton as another doctor for Chev.
Chev is picked up by Ricky Verona’s boys and taken to one of his place. Still groggy and unsure of where he is; Chev finds himself in a predicament of being tied up. Ricky Verona explains to Chev that the poison that was given to him the night before will kill him because his heart will cease to beat within the hour. The only challenges Chev will have to do one thing to stay alive is out smart Verona and rescue his girl friend.
Throughout the movie, Chev searches for an antidote to stop the poison and save his life. He contacts several doctors he has known throughout his profession but is not having any luck finding the antidote. Verona gives Chev one last professional hit job and it is to terminate one of the biggest Chinese crime lords in Los Angeles Don Kim. Chev finds that if he keeps his adrenal going at a very high state he is able to stay alive. He rescues his girl friend Eve from Verona and his thugs. Fortunately he is able to find the antidote for the poison that had been injected into his system.
- Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Efren Ramirez, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Dwight Yoakam
- Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor