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Swordfish (2001)  link to Swordfish on IMDb  

Number: 249

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IMDb Rating:
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6.3/10

Country: USA, 99 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, German

Genre(s): Action, Thriller, Crime

Director(s): Dominic Sena

Cast: John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Sam Shepard, Vinnie Jones, Drea de Matteo, Rudolf Martin, Zach Grenier, Camryn Grimes

Medium: Original DVD,

Plot Outline: When the DEA shut down its dummy corporation operation codenamed SWORDFISH in 1986, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; fifteen years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by the duplicitious and suave Gabriel Shear, wants the money to help finance their raise-the-stakes vengeance war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money.

Location: Library boxed

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen