Gone in Sixty Seconds

June 9th, 2000


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A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal 50 cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life.

Release Year: 2000

Rating: 6.2/10 (105,372 voted)

Critic's Score: 35/100

Director: Dominic Sena

Stars: Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni Ribisi

Car theft in Long Beach went down 47% when Randall "Memphis" Raines walked away from the life. He gets dragged back into it by assuming the job his brother Kip screwed up for stolen-car broker Raymond Calitri: steal 50 exotic cars and have them on a container ship by 8 AM Friday morning, and he got this news on a Monday. With Calitri threatening to kill him and Kip, and the police GRAB unit breathing down his neck, Memphis reassembles his old crew and attempts to pull off the logistically impossible.

Writers: H.B. Halicki, Scott Rosenberg

Nicolas Cage - Memphis Raines
Giovanni Ribisi - Kip Raines
Angelina Jolie - Sara 'Sway' Wayland
T.J. Cross - Mirror Man (as TJ Cross)
William Lee Scott - Toby
Scott Caan - Tumbler
James Duval - Freb
Will Patton - Atlee Jackson
Delroy Lindo - Det. Roland Castlebeck
Timothy Olyphant - Detective Drycoff
Chi McBride - Donny Astricky
Robert Duvall - Otto Halliwell
Christopher Eccleston - Raymond Calitri
Vinnie Jones - The Sphinx
Grace Zabriskie - Helen Raines

Taglines: Ice Cold, Hot Wired.


Official Website: Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc [United States] |

Release Date: 9 June 2000

Filming Locations: Arcadia, California, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $90,000,000(estimated)

Opening Weekend: $25,336,048 (USA) (11 June 2000) (3006 Screens)

Gross: $231,126,000 (Worldwide) (2000)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  | USA: (director's cut)

Did You Know?

Cinema Vehicle Services actually produced 12 different "Eleanors" for use in the production of this film. None of the 12 were actual Shelby Mustangs but converted standard 1967 Mustang fastbacks. Of those cars, seven survived the filming in various states of repair. A 13th Eleanor, based on a real 1967 Shelby GT500 was prepared by Cinema Vehicle Services for producer Jerry Bruckheimer, but that car did not appear in the film.

Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When the thieves are quizzing each other over the walkie talkies they assert that Jim Rockford drove a '73 Firebird on The Rockford Files. In fact Rockford drove a series of tan Firebirds on that show annually updating from a '74 model through a '78, but never a '73.

Otto Halliwell: We're gonna have to go old school on this. A day to shop, a day to prep.

User Review

Great movie - stop giving it such a hard time!

Rating: 10/10

This movie has taken a lot of stick. It was slated by critics when it came out and was blamed for wrecking Nicolas Cage's career. The thing I don't think people get is that it's not meant to be an epic, Oscar contender of a movie, it's just some brilliant "Bruck-buster" action at its best. Fast cars, quick editing and a great soundtrack - it does exactly what it says on the tin. Also, for anyone who likes cars its a pure treat. It has everything: Ferraris, Mercs, a Hummer and lets not forget Eleanor! I think you'd be hard pushed to find a better action movie, and personally, a better movie at all!! Then again maybe that's just me!