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Momentum (2015)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 16 October 2015 (USA)
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4 criminals steal diamonds from a safe deposit box in Cape Town - including a drive containing a US senator's evil plans. He'll do anything to get it back from Alexis/Olga Kurylenko.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Olga Kurylenko ... Alexis Faraday
Morgan Freeman ... Senator
James Purefoy ... Mr. Washington
Colin Moss ... Kevin Fuller
Jenna Saras ... Jessica
Shelley Nicole ... Ms. Clinton
Greg Kriek ... Mr. Monroe
Eva-Marie Fredric ... Dinner Guest (as E.M. Fredric)
Adam Marcus Adam Marcus ... Dinner Guest
Lee Raviv ... Little girl
Aidan Whytock ... Captain de Lange
Daniel Fox ... Amphetamine
Karl Thaning ... Doug MacArthur
Stephen Jennings Stephen Jennings ... International Anchor
Debra Sullivan ... Dinner Guest
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Storyline

Alex, a mysterious thief, is pulled in by her former partner for one last heist. She quickly finds it was never just about the diamonds. A brutal murder sparks a cat and mouse chase between Alex and a master assassin. Now she must uncover the lies behind the heist and discover the secrets behind the men who have made her a target. Written by Momentum Production

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

South Africa | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Code Momentum See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$789,406
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Azari Media, Thaba Media See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The assassins are named after former U.S. Presidents and a World War II General. The Presidents: Mr. Washington (George Washington), Ms. Clinton (Bill Clinton), Mr. Monroe (James Monroe). The General: Mr. Doug MacArthur (Douglas MacArthur). See more »

Goofs

Automobile windshields do not break that way. (Side and back windows, made of tempered glass, do break that way, but not nearly that easily.) Windshields are made of triplex safety glass, with two layers of glass with a clear adhesive layer between. When windshield glass breaks, it breaks like regular window glass, but the layer in between keeps the pieces from flying apart. See more »

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References Gran Torino (2008) See more »

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Nice action
29 November 2015 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

The action is really nice, even if it might start off on the wrong foot (or at least it feels like it does). There's conspiracy, there is fighting, there is shooting and there is chasing. What else would someone need? A more decent plot would be a helpful suggestion, but since there is none to be found here, let's roll with what we have and have a good time with it.

Olga is pretty fit (if you'll excuse the pun) and is able to pull off and make it look believable, what her character is going through in this movie. Sometimes it seems she is portrayed a bit weaker than she actually is, but that does not bother the flow of the movie too much. Light and fun entertainment, nothing more and nothing less


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