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|of German titles:||xXx - Tripolarize X|
|production country:||The USA|
|length (PAL - DVD):|| Cinema version: 119 minutes|
of Director's CUT: 128 minutes
|of source language:|| English|
additional one languages:
|age release:||FSK 12|
|film script:||Smell Wilkes|
|production:||Neal H. Moritz|
|cut:|| Chris Lebenzon,|
Table of contents
Xander Cage alias xXx, extreme sportsman with slope to anarchischen Stunts and law excesses, is assigned by the US-American secret service NSA to infiltrate an organization named “Anarchy 99”. It is to find out, what leads these apart from the usual criminal crimes and the excessive parties in the sign. Fast it develops a friendly relationship to leader Yorgi, must however at the same time before its distrustful Handlangerin Yelena in eight take itself. Because itself in love with Yelena it wants to offer it to Cage with it to America to return around a common life to construct.
- in the James bond film the feeler gauge, me loved from 1977 existed likewise a role with the title tripolarizes X. Here it concerns the Russian Agentin major Anya Amasova, easily of Barbara brook.
- Those initially the film skirt volume which can be seen is the citizens of Berlin volume Rammstein of those Kolya in this scene a fan Shirt carries.
- In the scene, in which the smoking sniper kills the policemen, Xander of a rocket launcher avails itself. This is however no weapon, but a video camera, which was green painted.
- The Stuntman Harry O'Connor was killed with the turning work, as it during the Paragliding - Stunts with a column of the Palacky bridge in Prague, designated after the Czech historian and politician František Palacký , collided. The accident occurred with the second trick of this Stunts, whereas the first trick was completed accident-free and in the cinema version of the film to be seen is.
- The NSA scene was likewise turned in Prague, for which 120 monitors were used.
- The director Rob Cohen has two Cameo appearances, once as riding Kolumbianer and later than voice of the caller, who informs Yorgi that xXx a feeler gauge is. This does not become on the one hand in the German translation is clearly, on the other hand the actual traitor a policeman Milan Sova played by Richy Mueller.
- As the first choice for the occupation of the role of Xander Cage Eric Bana was addressed. This rejected however, in order to turn The Nugget.
- Since Vin Diesel before its three-month preparations never drove a Motocrossmaschine on the trick, he was trained by the world elite of the Motocross drivers.
- The jump with the Chevrolet Corvette of the bridge was filmed at the same time by 18 cameras.
- None of the Tätowierungen, which Vin Diesel in this film carries, is genuine. They change also from attitude to attitude.
- The Skateboarder Tony Hawk has a role in the film as a driver in the opening scene.
- The NSA operates only information collection and led even no operations, already not at all abroad.
- On the map of the world at the Doppeltür in the NSA areas is missing the complete land mass of New Zealand
- as Xander Yorgi's club enters, plays a man on a Zither the title music from the third man
- the music, which is played during the avalanche scene in the background, comes from the volumes Hatebreed
to Director's CUT
in April 2005 appeared that approx. 8 minutes longer Director's CUT to xXx in this country on DVD. Despite the label uncensored (English. for unzensiert) the DVD was censored. The reason for this lies however not in the FSK, but in the British counterpart, the BBFC. This would have given a release to the Director's CUT starting from 18, which the rental business Columbia tri star did not want however. Thus one decided to censor the scene for a release starting from 15. Since Columbia tri star drives its DVDs out European-wide, the German version remained just as little spared of it, as the remaining European versions.
criticism and continuations
although from the majority of the criticism as dümmliches force cinema tore, became xXx a commercial success and drove the admitting heating degree of Vin Diesel enormously up. In the following months and years some films, which tried to copy the sample of the Actionkrachers, followed among them also the official continuation xXx 2 - The NEXT level, which was not played however due to to high Gagenforderungen Vin Diesel. In an Special edition of xXx the last employment “first” is shown xXx.