A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involved some crooked cops.
In a twisted social experiment, 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.
John Gallagher Jr.,
Jon Baker (Shepard) and Frank Ponch Poncherello (Peña) have just joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Los Angeles, but for very different reasons. Baker is a beaten-up former pro motorbiker trying to put his life and marriage back together. Poncherello is a cocky undercover Federal agent investigating a multi-million dollar heist that may be an inside job-inside the CHP. The inexperienced rookie and the hardened pro are teamed together, but clash more than click, so kick-starting a real partnership is easier said than done. But with Baker's unique bike skills and Ponch's street savvy it might just work...if they don't drive each other crazy first. Written by
Bad sex-obsessed throwback to terrible 80's action 'comedies'
This reminded me of garbage like 'Loose Cannons' or something like that. Ostensibly a comedy, but with few laughs, and lots of 'exciting' action scenes. There was only one single belly laugh - a physical comedy bit that, when compared to the dearth of humor in the rest of the film, just felt really easy and lazy, in spite of the laugh. Near every other attempt at humor in the film involved sex. I used to like Dax, but it seems every film that he's had a hand in writing or directing has been obsessed with sexual humor. Especially homosexual. He makes a lot of jokes about it, and just like in Hit & Run, he spends at least one long scene straining to make some ham-fisted point about homosexual acceptance. At least it was only one scene in this film, as opposed to Hit & Run. But OK, we get it. You think homosexuality is perfectly normal and we should all be cool and accept it. Stop hitting us over the head with it already. And get some help with your sex obsession and try to write some real humor next time.
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