Movie Narrative: Redline (2007)

The captivation of moving pictures is a source of tremendous inspiration.  For this reason and many more, RB28’s Movie Narratives, continues showing its love for movies with another movie narrative.  This week, Redline (2007), will be converted into a narrative and subsequently highlighted.  It is implied that the blog reader reads the movie narrative, and then, he or she watches the movie.  The effort is to give the blog reader, an enhanced experience.  RB28’s Movie Narratives, ends this movie narrative of Redline (2007), with some Hollywood facts. 
            Redline (2007) is rated PG-13.  Furthermore, it is 1 hour and 35 minutes long.  This movie is categorized under the action genre.  The official release date is April 13th, 2007.  The release date is for the Country of the United States of America.  The director was Andy Cheng.  The writers were Robert Foreman and Daniel Sadek.  The officially recognized stars of Redline (2007); were Nathan Phillips, Nadia Bjorlin and Eddie Griffin.  The list of the 15 most important cast members is as follows: 
  • Nathan Phillips (Carlo).
  • Nadia Bjorlin (Natasha).
  • Angus MacFadyen (Michael).
  • Eddie Griffin (Infamous).
  • Tim Matheson (Jerry Brecken).
  • Jesse Johnson (Jason).
  • Barbara Niven (Sally Martin).
  • Denyce Lawton (Mianda).
  • Neill Skylar (Mary).
  • Marc Crumpton (Trevor).
  • Faleolo Alailima (Diggs).
  • Hal Ozsan (Mike Z).
  • Todd Lowe (Nick).
  • Danica Dias (Tisha).
  • Michael Hagiwara (Marcus Cheng).

            The synopsis follows.  Redline (2007) is an adventure story out of the U.S.A.’s illegal world of street car races.  In the United States of America, Michael and Infamous are bosses in the world of illegal street car races.  Jason is Michael’s nephew, and, one of his best drivers.  At the beginning of the movie; Jason wins Michael a race, and, $1 million dollar bet.  Furthermore and as part of this race, Michael wins a side bet against, Infamous.  Coincidentally, Natasha owns a mechanic shop, and, driver training center.  Furthermore, her shop upgraded a car for Infamous.  However, Infamous refuses to pay.  Natasha races one of Infamous’s drivers, in order, to prove that the car is good.  Natasha wins, and, Infamous pays for the car.  Infamous decides that he wants Natasha, to be one of his drivers.  Additionally, he refuses to accept, no, for an answer.  Coincidentally, Natasha is also a member, of a rock and roll band.  Infamous decides to invite the band, to play at a racing event; outside of Las Vegas.  At the racing event, Natasha is tricked into being a driver, for Infamous.  On top of all of that, Infamous also puts Natasha down, as part of the bet.  Infamous loses the bet, and, Natasha is transferred to Michael.  Michael is momentarily distracted because his driver, Jason, dies in the victory.  Everything ends with one final illegal race in the desert.  Director, Andy Cheng, does a good job directing this movie.  The racing action sequences, are very good.  Furthermore, the women in bikini outfits, are a good touch to the racing action.  The writers do an equally good job.  The party scenes, are placed at the perfect times.  Additionally, the parties also add a good feel to the movie.  The officially recognized stars, do a good job performing their roles.  Overall, Redline (2007) earns the rating of 6 out of 10. 
            The movie narrative of, Redline (2007), is as follows.  The city is Los Angeles, California U.S.A.  It is late at night, but, the night is young.  Infamous and Michael are two bosses of illegal street car races.  Jason is Michael’s best driver.  Infamous and Michael are passing time together, and, with their respective entourages.  Both entourages are present.  Jerry, a movie producer, calls Infamous; but Michael does the talking.  Michael sets, and he negotiates, a bet with Jerry.  The bet is, an illegal race from Los Angeles to Jerry’s home in Las Vegas, Nevada U.S.A.  There’s only one driver involved, Michael’s driver; Jason.  The winner wins $1 million dollars, but, Jason has to arrive at Jerry’s home in one hour and forty five minutes.  Infamous and Michael add a second bet, against each other.  Michael will win an extra $300,000 dollars; from Infamous, if, Jason wins the race.  Jason leaves immediately, and, there is dramatic racing footage.  Jason arrives on time and wins the race.  Carlo is Jason’s brother, and, he is returning home from the U.S. Army.  Natasha owns a mechanic shop, and, driver training center.  Furthermore, she is also a singer in a rock and roll band.  Infamous arrives at Natasha’s shop.  Infamous arranged to have Natasha’s shop, upgrade a car for him.  Infamous owes $8,000 dollars, but, he refuses to pay.  Natasha races Infamous, and one of his drivers, to prove that the car was upgraded.  Infamous sits in the car with Natasha.  Natasha wins the race, and, Infamous pays.  However, he is more interested in Natasha driving for him in illegal street races.  Infamous refuses to accept, no, for an answer.  Instead; he invites Natasha’s band to play at a racing event, which will be held, outside of Las Vegas, Nevada.  Natasha says that, she will think about it.  Jason arrives to pick up his brother, at the bus station.  Jason is quickly involved in an attempted theft of his car.  Jason and Carlo fight the thieves and escape in the car.  It results that, both of them are nephews of Michael, the boss.  Carlo is not happy that, Jason is driving for him.  Natasha remembers the day that, her father died.  Furthermore, her father was a professional race car driver.  Infamous is present at an illegal street race; during the day.  The race starts, and, there is dramatic racing footage through the streets of Los Angeles.  Infamous’s driver wins the race.  The police quickly arrive in full force.  Unfortunately, Infamous’s driver is arrested.  Coincidentally, Natasha agrees to perform a concert at the racing event.  Furthermore, Natasha, and the band, travels with Infamous on a private jet.  Carlo and Jason arrive, in Las Vegas.  They immediately go, to a nightclub to party.  Natasha, and the band, is also at the same nightclub.  Carlo and an unknown man fight each other and over, Natasha.  The fight becomes a big fight.  Jason runs to get the car, and, Carlo continues fighting.  Jason arrives in the car, and, Carlo gets in.  The unknown man chases in his car.  The two race around each other, through, the streets of Las Vegas.  Jason and Carlo barely escape, in a very dramatic way.  It results that, the unknown man works for Jerry.  Furthermore, the car is crashed and out of the race.  The car is technically Jerry’s car.  Jason and Carlo arrive at the racing event.  The racing event, is also, a giant party.  Natasha arrives at the racing event.  Carlo finds a moment to talk to Natasha.  Jerry buys an extremely expensive car for the race, at the last minute.  Furthermore, he pays with cash.  Natasha’s band performs a concert.  Immediately, Michael develops an infatuation for Natasha.  Jerry arrives at the last minute.  Jerry sets the amount of the entry bet.  The amount is $1 million dollars.  The other boss, an Asian man, accepts the $1 million dollar bet.  The race starts, and, there is dramatic racing footage.  Jerry wins the race and the money.  Infamous’s driver hurts his ankle, and, he is out of the race.  Infamous quickly negotiates with Natasha, to be the driver.  Natasha and Infamous agree on a deal.  Infamous will pay $300,000 dollars, and, he will also give the band a recording contract.  It results that, it was all a set-up, in order to force, Natasha into driving.  Jerry and Michael arrange a side bet, before the second race.  The second race is between Michael’s driver, and, Infamous’s driver.  The side bet is, Michael will pay 2 platinum bars, if, his driver loses the race against Infamous’s driver.  Jerry will pay his newly bought car, which he raced, if Michaels’s driver wins.  Michael sets the entry bet, for the race against Infamous.  The entry bet is $5.2 million dollars in platinum bars.  Infamous doesn’t have $5.2 million dollars, furthermore, he only has $3 million dollars.  The two agree on the bet.  Michael will pay $5.2 million dollars in platinum bars, if, he loses.  Michael will receive $3 million dollars, in cash and Natasha; if he wins.  The race starts, and, there is dramatic racing footage.  Michael wins the race, unfortunately, the race ends in a horrific crash.  Natasha’s head hits the side window, and, is knocked unconscious.  Jason’s car is upside down, and, it catches fire.  Jason dies in the fire.  Coincidentally, Michael also wins the bet against Jerry.  Natasha is taken to a hospital.  Immediately, Carlo travels to buy illegal weapons and explosives.  Natasha is not taken to the hospital, unexpectedly.  Instead, she is taken to Michael’s house.  Natasha wakes up, and, Michael is there.  Furthermore, he tells Natasha that, she was won in the bet.  Carlo stops short, of arriving at Michael’s house.  Additionally, he starts to walk towards, the house.  Two men arrive to inform Michael that; the money is counterfeit, and, it is not being accepted.  The day becomes night; Carlo executes an attack on Michael’s house using the weapons, and explosives, that he bought earlier in the day.  An unknown man calls to collect on $80 million dollars that, Michael promised to pay.  The unknown man also mentions counterfeit money.  During his attack, Carlo enters the house, and, he encounters Natasha.  Natasha escapes with Carlo.  Michael is quickly informed.  From this point forward; the series of events, take the viewer, to the end.  Jerry organizes one more illegal street race.  Everything ends with one final illegal race in the desert.  Finally; you have to watch, in order to know, how this movie ends.
            The movie narrative of the feature film, Redline (2007), ends with some Hollywood facts.  The country of origin is the United States of America.  The official language is English.  There are other notable release dates.  The other notable release dates are:  Russia, May 22, 2008; Germany, February 26, 2010 (DVD) and France, April 20, 2011 (DVD).  There are 3 filming locations, in total, for this feature film.  The filming locations are:  Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.; Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. and Santa Clarita, California, U.S.A.  There is box office data, for this movie.  The original budget is estimated at, $26 million USD.  On its opening weekend, this movie made $3,962,385 dollars.  This movie is closed in theaters on May 18, 2007.  The gross profits, that are reported, are $6,877,133 USD.  The production company is Chicago Pictures.  There are several distributors for this particular movie.  Some of the distributors include the following; Gravity Arch (U.S.A.), Chicago Releasing (U.S.A.), Pyramid (Russia), Capelight Pictures (Germany) and Genius Products (U.S.A.).   
            To end and as always, RB28’s Movie Narratives, encourages you to continue reading the posted movie narratives.  The aforementioned blog strives to provide basic information, so that it, becomes inspiration.  Movies are a great pleasure to RB28’s Movie Narratives, and, the blog’s author hopes that they are for you as well.  For this week, and in conclusion, the feature film was Redline (2007).  RB28’s Movie Narratives looks forward to seeing you next week, when another movie will be highlighted.


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