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Face-Off

Face/Off (1997)


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GROSS REVENUE:
$112,276,146 US Box Office

GENRES:
Thriller, Adventure, Action

BUDGET:
Not Available

DVD RELEASE DATE:
September 11, 2007

RELEASE DATE:
June 27, 1997


Restricted

John Woo

Jonathan D. Krane, Michael Douglas & Steven Reuther - Executive Producers

David Permut, Barrie M. Osborne, Terence Chang & Christopher Godsick - Producers

Matthew Ferro - Producer (VIFX)

Michael Colleary & Mike Werb (II) Co-Producers

Jeff Levine - Associate Producer

Mike Werb & Michael Colleary

John Powell

Oliver Wood

Steven Kemper & Christian Wagner

Paramount Pictures

United States

English

326 Swarthmore Ave, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, USA

Agoura Hills, California, USA

Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA

Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA

Kaiser Permanente Medical Center/Hospital, Baldwin Park, California, USA

Los Angeles Convention Center - 1201 S. Figueroa Street, Downtown, Los Angeles, California, USA

Los Angeles Harbor, San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA

Los Angeles, California, USA

Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, USA

San Pedro Bay, California, USA

San Pedro Harbor, Long Beach, California, USA

San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, USA

Victorville, California, USA

ASCAP Awards

1998 - Won ASCAP Award Top Box Office Films - John Powell

Academy Awards

1998 - Nominated Oscar Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing - Mark P. Stoeckinger & Per Hallberg

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2008 - Nominated Saturn Award Best DVD Classic Film Release

1998 - Won Saturn Award Best Director - John Woo

1998 - Won Saturn Award Best Writer - Mike Werb & Michael Colleary

1998 - Nominated Saturn Award Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film

1998 - Nominated Saturn Award Best Actor - Nicolas Cage

1998 - Nominated Saturn Award Best Actor - John Travolta

1998 - Nominated Saturn Award Best Make-Up - David Atherton & Kevin Yagher

1998 - Nominated Saturn Award Best Music - John Powell

1998 - Nominated Saturn Award Best Performance by a Younger Actor/Actress - Dominique Swain

1998 - Nominated Saturn Award Best Supporting Actress - Joan Allen

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

1998 - Won Blockbuster Entertainment Award Favorite Actor - Action/Adventure - Nicolas Cage also for Con Air (1997)

1998 - Nominated Blockbuster Entertainment Award Favorite Actor - Action/Adventure - John Travolta

1998 - Nominated Blockbuster Entertainment Award Favorite Supporting Actor - Action/Adventure - Alessandro Nivola

1998 - Nominated Blockbuster Entertainment Award Favorite Supporting Actress - Action/Adventure - Joan Allen

Golden Trailer Awards

1999 - Nominated Golden Trailer Best of the Decade

MTV Movie Awards

1998 - Won MTV Movie Award Best Action Sequence for the speedboat chase

1998 - Won MTV Movie Award Best On-Screen Duo - John Travolta & Nicolas Cage

1998 - Nominated MTV Movie Award Best Male Performance - Nicolas Cage

1998 - Nominated MTV Movie Award Best Male Performance - John Travolta

1998 - Nominated MTV Movie Award Best Movie

1998 - Nominated MTV Movie Award Best Villain - Nicolas Cage & John Travolta

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA

1998 - Nominated Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing - Dialogue & ADR - unknown

1998 - Nominated Golden Reel Award Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects & Foley - unknown

Rembrandt Awards

1998 - Won Audience Award Best Foreign Motion Picture

Sweden Fantastic Film Festival

1997 - Won Jury Grand Prize - John Woo



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John Travolta Nicolas Cage Joan Allen Alessandro Nivola Gina Gershon Dominique Swain Nick Cassavetes Harve Presnell Colm Feore John Carroll Lynch

Face/Off is an Academy Award-nominated 1997 action film directed by John Woo, starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. The two both play an FBI agent and a terrorist, who both assume the physical appearance of their enemy.

The film is considered Woo's most successful American film, both critically and commercially. The film exemplifies gun fu and heroic bloodshed action sequences, and has Travolta and Cage each playing two personalities. It was the first Hollywood film in which Woo was given complete creative control and was acclaimed by both audiences and critics as a result. Eventually grossing $245 million worldwide, Face/Off was a financial success.

The name for the floating prison, Erewhon, is a simple anagram of "nowhere" (originally used as the title of a satirical novel by Samuel Butler in 1872).

The studio wanted John Woo to take the slash out of the title, but he kept it in so people wouldn't think it was a hockey movie.

Sean Archer: Any word from the LAPD intelligence? If there is such a thing?
Loomis: Not yet, sir.
Sean Archer: Of course not, because we're a covert anti-terrorist team that is so secret, that when we snap our fingers nothing happens!

Sean Archer: I want to take his face... off. Eyes, nose, skin, teeth. It's coming off.

Castor Troy: Lies, deceit, mixed messages... this is turning into a real marriage.

Walton: You are now the property of Erewhon Prison. A citizen of nowhere. The Geneva Convention is void here; Amnesty International doesn't know we exist. When I say your ass belongs to me, I mean exactly that.

As Archer (Castor) and Pollux swing over the skylight, before Pollux falls through, two crew members can be seen on the adjacent rooftop.

The boom microphone is reflected in the window as the ear is being reconstructed.

After the motorcycle cop pulls up at the Convention Center evacuation there is a wide shot of the frenzied street; in the background a camera crane with camera and operators is visible as it tracks upward.



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