Project Power

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"What would you risk for five minutes of pure power?"
  • R
  • 2020
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 6.0  (96,792)
  • 51

Project Power is a 2020 action-thriller movie directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, starring Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Dominique Fishback in lead roles. The film is set in New Orleans, where a new drug named "Power" is being distributed on the streets, giving its users superpowers for five minutes, but with unpredictable side effects.

Jamie Foxx plays the role of Art, a former soldier who is desperately searching for his daughter, who has been kidnapped. Art teams up with Robin, a young and street-smart drug dealer played by Dominique Fishback, who is also a budding rapper and a student in high school. Robin has a unique power of her own, where she can recall anything she has ever seen or read, which helps her make important connections in the story.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays the role of Frank, a police officer who is trying to fight the drug epidemic in the city. Frank is also secretly taking the "Power" drug to give him an edge in taking down drug dealers and maintaining order in the city. However, he quickly realizes the dangers of the drug and its unpredictable effects.

As the trio works together to find Art's daughter and stop the distribution of the "Power" drug, they stumble upon a larger conspiracy involving a powerful corporation that has been secretly testing the drug on humans for years. Along the way, they encounter numerous challenges, including battling other powered individuals and corrupt police officers.

The movie has visually impressive action sequences, highlighting the various powers that the drug provides. It also sheds light on issues such as police corruption, the war on drugs, and even touches on the effects of Hurricane Katrina on the city of New Orleans.

The chemistry between the trio of actors is one of the highlights of the movie, with Jamie Foxx bringing his signature intensity to the action sequences, Joseph Gordon-Levitt adding a touch of humor, and Dominique Fishback delivering a standout performance as Robin.

Overall, Project Power is an enjoyable action movie with a unique premise that keeps the audience engaged from start to finish. It provides an entertaining blend of superhero and crime genres, while also exploring relevant social issues affecting our society.

Project Power is a 2020 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0 and a MetaScore of 51.

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