DVD 124 mins IMDB 4.2 (6,077 votes)
xXx: State of the Union - State Of The Union (Widescreen)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2002)
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USA  /  English

Vin Diesel
Asia Argento
Marton Csokas
Willem Dafoe Gen. George Octavius Deckert
Ice Cube XXX/Darius Stone
Scott Speedman Agent Kyle Steele
Peter Strauss President James Sanford
Samuel L. Jackson Agent Augustus Gibbons
Xzibit Zeke
Michael Roof Toby Lee Shavers
Sunny Mabrey Charlie
Nona Gaye Lola Jackson
John G. Connolly Lt. Alabama 'Bama' Cobb
Ramon De Ocampo Agent Meadows
Barry Sigismondi Bull
Michael Don Evans Conductor
David Rountree Agent
Ned Schmidtke Gen. Jack Pettibone

Director Rob Cohen; Lee Tamahori
Producer Neal H. Moritz; Arne L. Schmidt; Arne Schmidt
Writer Rich Wilkes; Simon Kinberg
Cinematography David Tattersall
Musician Marco Beltrami; Tupac Shakur
User Credit 1 Mark Goldblatt; Todd E. Miller; Steven Rosenblum
User Credit 2 Sanja Milkovic Hays

"A Highly Stylized Adrenaline Rush of a Movie." - Jess Cagle, Time

Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is a notorious underground thrill- seeker who, until now, has been deemed untouchable by the law. But when crack NSA Agent Gibbons convinces Cage to infiltrate a ruthless Russian crime ring, this new breed of secret agent (code name: XXX) takes down the enemies of justice with a vengeance in this high-octane, turbo charged thrill ride from the acclaimed director of The Fast and the Furious.

Edition Details
Edition Widescreen Special Edition
Barcode 043396082939
Region Region 1
Chapters 28
Release Date 12/31/2002
Packaging Keep Case
Screen Ratio Widescreen 2.35:1 Color (Anamorphic)
Subtitles English; French
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
FRENCH: Dolby Digital 5.1
Layers Single Side, Single Layer
No. of Disks/Tapes 1

Director's Commentary
A Filmmaker's Diary Documentary Diesel Powered
Building Speed: The Vehicles of xXx Featurette
Designing the World of xXx
The GTO is Back Featurette
11 Deleted Scenes with Optional Director Commentary
Visual Effects "How To's"
Scene Deconstructions
Storyboard Comparisons
Music Video: Adrenaline by Gavin Rossdale
DVD-ROM Includes Screenplay, Agent Shaver's GTO Manual, and Web links
Animated Interactive Menus
Motion Scene Selection
Personal Details
Purchase Date 8/24/2005
User Lookup 1 DVD Copy
User Text 1 Sequences of intense action violence and some language.
User Text 2 Prepare for the next level
Links DVD Empire
Amazon US
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Trivia: With the exception of shooting scenes on the Lincoln Memorial and the Ronald Reagan Building, most of the scenes taking place in Washington D.C were shot on sound stages including the main chamber of congress which was 30ft high and 450ft long. It was so good that representatives of "The West Wing" (1999) TV show even expressed interest in buying it. (more)

Goofs: Factual errors: At the end of the movie President James Sanford states that he is awarding NSA Agent Kyle Steele the "Congressional Medal of Honor". While commonly known by this name with the general public the proper name is simply the "Medal of Honor" awarded in the name of congress. A President, particularly one presenting the award, would know this and, at least at the official ceremony, refer to it by its official name. Likewise, the Medal of Honor is strictly a military award and given only to those currently serving in the armed services and for acts performed while serving. Civilians, even those working in the government or performing particularly meritorious acts, would not be given the Medal of Honor and would instead receive one of many similar, although less well known, awards. (more)

Quotes: Zeke: [repeated] If its got wheels, we can jack it. (more)

Awards: 1 nomination (more)