Official Website MPAA Rating: R Theater Release: 8/6/2004 Video Release: 12/14/2004 Buy it from Amazon: DVDVHS
To Kill and Drive in L.A. - By John P. McCarthy Vincent, a cobalt assassin played by Tom Cruise, complains that Los Angeles is too spread out and that Angelenos are disconnected, short on meaningful interactions with their fellow citizens. It's a familiar dig. But in Collateral, a sleek and surprisingly substantive... MORE >>
Cabbie vs. Killer - By Betty Jo Tucker Note to self: Think twice before taking a job as a taxi driver -- especially in Los Angeles. You might get stuck with a passenger like Vincent, Tom Cruiseís stone-cold hit man in Collateral, director Michael Mannís inventive... MORE >>
Night of the Hunter - By David Haviland The filmís title refers to collateral damage, a warfare term for inadvertent civilian casualties, a regrettable, but acceptable price of success. When a hitman hijacks a cab driver for the night, the driverís life becomes mere collateral, and both men know it.
The cab driver... MORE >>
Cab with Cruise Control - By Donald Levit In this youth-driven society frankensteined by advertising, that commodity can backfire for performers, as witness the belly-baring bubblegummers whose album sales bottom with womanhood. Then there are those blessed with enduring youthfulness of appearance but career cursed because their... MORE >>
Nocturnal Mysteries - By Richard Jack Smith Despite having several excellent films to his credit, Michael Mann canít seem to help showing a few cracks in his direction of late. Collateral still works, but only just. If you can suspend your disbelief at certain crucial moments, then the experience may well surprise... MORE >>