Redline (2007) - Movie Details
April 13, 2007
Rated PG-13 for illegal and reckless behavior, language and drug references
the opening moments, a Hollywood producer, Jerry (Matheson), partying in Las Vegas, makes a telephone wager with eccentric "businessman" Michael (Macfadyen,) that Michael's nephew, Jason (Jesse Johnson), cannot make the drive from Los Angeles to Vegas in one hour and forty-five minutes behind the wheel of Michael's Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren. The loser of the bet will owe one million dollars. Jason’s exhilarating desert run, arriving in Las Vegas and at Jerry’s hotel...
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is about as clear of a rip-off of The Fast and the Furious
as you're ever going to get, but considering that I hated Fast and the Furious
and expected Redline
to be even worse, I have to admit I found this one a bit more entertaining and fun to watch. Call it the law of gutter expectations, because that doesn't mean Redline
is a very good movie at all.
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