Director: John Woo Cast: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen

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The third of John Woo's American-made feature films, Face/Off stars John Travolta as Sean Archer, an FBI agent obsessed with capturing Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage), a criminal genius who years before killed Archer's son while trying to assassinate the agent. Archer's single-minded pursuit of Troy has caused serious harm to his marriage, but Archer thinks the light may have appeared at the end of the tunnel when a seriously wounded Troy is captured in a bloody shootout. However, it turns out that Troy has planted a time bomb, with a biological payload that could destroy the entire city of Los Angeles -- and Troy isn't about to say where it is. The only other person who knows the bomb's location is Troy's brother, Pollux (Alessandro Nivola), who is no more helpful than Castor. FBI scientists hatch a plan: they have developed an experimental surgery which would allow them to graft Troy's face temporarily on Archer's head and allow him to question Pollux as if he were his brother. But after Archer has taken Troy's face, Troy regains consciousness and forces the doctors to give him Archer's face. Now the criminal mastermind has the FBI at his disposal, and the lawman is underground with few places to turn. Along with Woo's usual elaborately choreographed action scenes, Face/Off features a number of notable supporting performances, including Joan Allen as Archer's wife, Colm Feore and C.C.H. Pounder as FBI scientists, and Gina Gershon as Troy's loyal but long-suffering girlfriend.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/25/2017
UPC: 0032429256768
Original Release: 1997
Rating: R
Source: Paramount
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:18:00
Sales rank: 8,895

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Travolta Sean Archer
Nicolas Cage Castor Troy
Joan Allen Eve Archer
Alessandro Nivola Pollux Troy
Gina Gershon Sasha Hassler
Dominique Swain Jamie Archer
Nick Cassavetes Dietrich Hassler
Harve Presnell Lazzaro
Colm Feore Dr. Malcolm Walsh
John Carroll Lynch Prison Guard Walton
CCH Pounder Hollis Miller
Robert Wisdom Tito
Margaret Cho Wanda
Jamie Denton Buzz
Matt Ross Loomis
Tommy Flanagan Actor
Joe Bob Briggs Shock Technician

Technical Credits
John Woo Director
Arthur Anderson Asst. Director
Steve Arnold Art Director
Gary Capo Screenwriter
Lawrence James Cavanaugh Special Effects
Terence Chang Producer
Michael Colleary Co-producer,Screenwriter
Michael Douglas Executive Producer
Christopher Godsick Producer
David Kelson Sound Mixer
Steven Kemper Editor
Jonathan D. Krane Executive Producer
Jeff Levine Associate Producer
Garrett Lewis Set Decoration/Design
Mindy Marin Casting
Ellen Mirojnick Costumes/Costume Designer
Barrie M. Osborne Producer
David Permut Producer
John Powell Score Composer
Steven E. Reuther Executive Producer
David Ronne Sound/Sound Designer
Steven Schwartz Set Decoration/Design
Brian Smrz Stunts
Barbara Ann Spencer Set Decoration/Design
Neil Spisak Production Designer
Gerald Sullivan Set Decoration/Design
VIFX Special Effects
Christian Wagner Editor
Mike Werb Co-producer,Screenwriter
Suzan Wexler Set Decoration/Design
Oliver Wood Cinematographer
Kevin Yagher Makeup Special Effects

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Face/Off
1. Chapter 1
2. Chapter 2
3. Chapter 3
4. Chapter 4
5. Chapter 5
6. Chapter 6
7. Chapter 7
8. Chapter 8
9. Chapter 9
10. Chapter 10
11. Chapter 11
12. Chapter 12
13. Chapter 13
14. Chapter 14
15. Chapter 15
16. Chapter 16
17. Chapter 17
18. Chapter 18
19. Chapter 19
20. Chapter 20
21. Chapter 21
22. Chapter 22
23. Chapter 23
24. Chapter 24
25. Chapter 25
26. Chapter 26
27. Chapter 27
28. Chapter 28
29. Chapter 29
30. Chapter 30
31. Chapter 31
32. Chapter 32
33. Chapter 33
34. Chapter 34
35. Chapter 35
36. Chapter 36
37. Chapter 37
38. Chapter 38
39. Chapter 39
40. Chapter 40

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Face/Off 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
Wow, um this movie was weird. Over the top, but kind of fun in a way. I mean I heard a lot about this one. It was a little silly at times but in that so bad its good kind of fun, movie.
Guest More than 1 year ago
yes, this movie isn't quite the caliber that Woo's hong kong movies are, such as hard boiled, but it is a very solid, exciting, action-packed movie as far as american flicks go. travolta and cage complement each other on screen very well and scenes with the two of them together with dual pistols is electrifying. WOOOO!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Travolta and CAGE are EXplosive in this movie. The suspense is so great you dont want it to end....and the movie is about 3hrs,,,couldn't get enough. Already Loved Travolta, now Loving Cage too!
Guest More than 1 year ago
It wooed me through the entire film, excuse the pun. Action-packed and intelligently done for that type of genre, even Nicolas Cage was compelling. Face/Off is a complicated tale in which you have to pay attention. You might mix the bad guy with the good guy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
How does garbage like this even get made? Were the producers serious or is this a comedy version of a decent movie?
Guest More than 1 year ago
A magnificent piece of entertainment. Good cast, great plotline, and true John Woo action. Travolta and Cage are perfect.
Face8888 More than 1 year ago
greates moovies ever made
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