Director: John Woo
Writers: Mike Webb, Michael Collary
Cast: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola, Gina Gershon, Dominique Swain, Nick Cassavetes, Ha Will Presnell / Colm Feore / John Carroll Lynch / Shee Pond / Robert Wisdom / Mudan Chao / James Denton / Matt Rose Rhys Ball/ Miles Jeffrey/ David McCully/ Thomas Jane/ Tommy Flanagan/ Dana Smith/ Romy Windsor/ Paul Shipp/ Kirk Bowsz / Lauren Sinclair / Ben Reed / Lisa Boyle / Linda Hoffman / Danny Masterson / Michael Rocha / Mike Weber / Megan Paul / Norm Capeton / …
Genre: Science Fiction / Action / Thriller / Crime
Region: United States
Language: English / Latin
Released: 1997-06-27 (USA)
Length: 138 minutes
Also known as: Two Heroes (Hong Kong) / Two Heroes
Rating: IMDB 7.3 / Rotten Tomatoes 92%
Kester (Nicolas Cage) is a terrorist. He wanted to kill Sean (John Travolta), but accidentally killed Sean’s son. Kester forged a sworn feud. After arresting Kester and bringing him to justice, he thought the end could be over, but he learned that Kester had dropped a gas bomb in a crowded corner.
In order to find out the location of the bomb, Sean decided to use plastic surgery to change the face of Kester who was in a coma on his body, pretending to be Kester, and set out his brother to tell the truth. This matter is highly classified by the FBI, and only a few people know about it.
Kester woke up, and now he had the face of Sean. So he decided to use his tricks, and after killing the insider, he became Sean…
Face/Off is a 1997 American science fiction action film directed by John Woo and starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage. The film follows FBI agent Sean Archer (Travolta) as he undergoes an experimental surgical procedure to switch faces with his arch-nemesis, terrorist Castor Troy (Cage), in order to go undercover and stop a major terrorist attack.
The film features a talented supporting cast, including Joan Allen, Gina Gershon, and Alessandro Nivola. It also includes thrilling action sequences and explores themes such as identity, revenge, and the consequences of obsession.
Face/Off received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its action and performances, while others criticized its plot and over-the-top style. However, it was a commercial success, grossing over $245 million worldwide. The film has since become a cult classic and is known for its iconic performances and memorable action scenes.