R | | Action, Comedy, Crime
When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Writer and director Joe Carnahan needed to fill the role of a speed freak neo-Nazi when he fired Michael Shannon for being rude to a costume designer. Within ten seconds of Chris Pine starting his audition, Carnahan was sold.
You've got to be careful when doing your stakeouts. I did one for... I was on one for six months. I gained, like, 20, 25 pounds. You keep eating this crap...
Richard Messner: Well, that's not my problem, though. I don't gain weight. I tried.
Donald Carruthers: That's 'cause you're 12 ...
When Agent Messner first walks into the Emergency room you see a doctor pass from the hallway in front off to his left. The camera then pans to look at him while he is walking down the same hallway, and the same doctor walks along the same route as before.
$14,638,755 28 January 2007