Excerpt: A special government agent, Paul Ross (Randy Couture), is fresh off a nasty gunfight where a colleague got the business end of a gun, and now he’s looking to patch things up with his best girl Olivia (Tiffany Dupont).
Excerpt: Hijacked spends its first 10-minutes building up Vinnie Jones, playing a high-end security type for a business tycoon. Jones flirts with a few woman, trades exposition, and then gets shot in the head. His end purpose? Nill.
Conclusion: Its hard to be disappointed with Hijacked considering how low expectations are going in. But the film even fails to offer the direct-to-video Action movie basics. There's precious little action, an overworked script, boring direction, a sluggish pace, and awful acting.
Excerpt: Paul Ross (Randy Couture) is a CIA operative who is relentless in his work, so he is often given the most difficult cases. He and his partner Ballard (Vinnie Jones) have been tasked to take down The Tribe, an international crime syndicate.
Conclusion: Every time I review a movie with a pro-wrestler as the main star, I must reiterate my plea: Please don't let wrestlers and UFC fighters attempt to act! Please! The Rock did it. He's great. Everyone else stinks.