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Firetrap (2001)

R | | Action, Crime | 16 March 2001 (USA)
Master burglar Max Hopper is released early after three years and soon gets an exceptional job: stealing an advanced computer-chip from the IQ Industries headquarters. His first attempt ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Cain ... Jack / Max Hooper
Richard Tyson ... Paul Brody
Mel Harris ... Cordelia Calloway
Lori Petty ... Lucy
Steven Williams ... Firefighter Chief Sheehan
Vanessa Angel ... Beth Hooper
Jim Storm ... Jack Calloway
Dale Godboldo ... Vincent
John O'Hurley ... Richard Meeks
Harry Van Gorkum ... Roger
Elena Sahagun ... Caitlin Parks
Benjamin Lum Benjamin Lum ... Dr. Philip Chow
David Beach ... Michael Brisbane
Robert Madrid ... Clark
Kirk B.R. Woller ... FBI Agent Foster
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Storyline

Master burglar Max Hopper is released early after three years and soon gets an exceptional job: stealing an advanced computer-chip from the IQ Industries headquarters. His first attempt fails; when he enters in cop uniform during an emergency board meeting, a fire quickly spreads- he considers it a godsend opportunity and stays, but soon has his hands too full saving other lives and just surviving to concentrate on the chip; only the owner, his wife who just filed for divorce and a few employees remain, but it soon turns out one of them stole company secrets but the arsonist and/or another chip-thieve are among them... Written by KGF Vissers

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He's the only way out.

Genres:

Action | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

One Last Heist See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Production Co:

City Heat Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Goofs

When Calloway writes down the code for the vault for Brody it begins with 305 but when Brody enters it he starts with 321. See more »

Crazy Credits

Dean Cain is credited as playing "Jack" even though his character is identified as "Max Hooper" during the film. See more »

Connections

Featured in MythBusters: Crimes and Myth-Demeanors 1 (2006) See more »

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Lacks spark
7 May 2012 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

My hopes were raised significantly for "Firetrap" when the PM Entertainment logo came up, because PM Entertainment made some really good made-for-video action flicks. Sadly, several seconds later, my hopes were dashed when the names of Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi (the honchos of PM Entertainment) were not listed in the credits. They were the driving force behind those great action flicks, and without them, what we have here is an extremely mediocre movie at its best, and a painfully predictable and flat movie at its worst. You'll be saying, "I've seen this before" throughout, even if you can't remember where you've seen it before. Dean Cain makes for a one-note hero, and none of the other performances are memorable as well. I guess some of the fire effects aren't bad for a low budget movie, but you can't make a good movie simply with good special effects. If it's raining outside and this is playing on TV, you'd be more entertained going outside and being soaked.


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