Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

Andrew Davis (1996)

106min
12 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
With a script that's hazy on explanation, this thriller survives thanks to the pell-mell action that papers over the weak links in the convoluted plot. Watching Keanu Reeves play a scientist seeking to make cheap power out of water is a little hard to take. But after he and fellow researcher Rachel Weisz go on the run from mysterious saboteurs after cracking the formula, The Fugitive director Andrew Davis's muddled suspense tale finally takes flight. Don't think, just panic, as Reeves cashes in on his Speed hero persona in a running, jumping slice of breathless escapism.

Summary

Two scientists devise a revolutionary process to produce energy from water - but instead of receiving professional acclaim, their work is subject to hi-tech sabotage. The pair are then framed for the murder of their mentor and forced to go on the run to clear their names. Action thriller, starring Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Morgan Freeman, Fred Ward and Brian Cox.

Cast & Crew

Eddie Kasalivich Keanu Reeves
Paul Shannon Morgan Freeman
Lily Sinclair Rachel Weisz
FBI Agent Ford Fred Ward
FBI Agent Doyle Kevin Dunn
Lyman Earl Collier Brian Cox (1)
Maggie McDermott Joanna Cassidy
Ed Rafferty Chelcie Ross
Dr Alistair Barkley Nicholas Rudall
Lu Chen Ma Tzi
Flower delivery man Michael Shannon
Director Andrew Davis
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Handmade Films (Dists) Ltd Guidance: Violence and some swearing. Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay

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