Genre:  Action/Adventure, Other, Thriller
Release Date: January 1, 1998

Current rating: Rating: 4.75
based on 246 votes and 7 reviews
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Cast: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Colm Feore


John Travolta and Nicolas Cage switching faces, hey, it could happen. Despite its wacky premise -- good FBI guy Cage has bad terrorist guy Travolta's face grafted on his own so that he can go undercover to find out where bad guy has hidden a lethal biological weapon -- it works.

Problems ensue when the bad guy gets the good guy face and proceeds to pretend he's cage's FBI character while Cage is trapped in prison.

Director John Woo does his usual ballet of bullets thing, but it's Cage trapped in a body no one recognizes him in and Travolta having a lot of fun trying to be good when he's bad to the core that really makes this movie come alive.

Director: John Woo
Producer(s): Terence Chang, Michael Colleary, Barrie M. Osborne, David Permut
Screenplay: Mike Werb, Michael Colleary

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  • 4 stars "I always feel like watching this once the playoffs start."
  • 4 stars "a good nick cage movie and john travolta! rare"
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