Gone in 60 Seconds 

Last Updated on: October 18th, 2023

Gone in 60 Seconds movie

“Gone in 60 Seconds” is an action-packed heist film released by Touchstone Pictures in 2000. Directed by Dominic Sena, the movie stars Nicolas Cage as Memphis Raines, a former car thief who comes out of retirement to save his younger brother’s life by pulling off an impossible car theft job.

The plot revolves around Memphis, who has left his criminal life behind to go straight. However, when his younger brother, Kip (played by Giovanni Ribisi), gets in trouble with a ruthless crime boss, Raymond Calitri (played by Christopher Eccleston), Memphis is forced to steal fifty high-end luxury cars in just one night to save his brother’s life.

Memphis assembles a team of skilled car thieves, each with their own specialty, to carry out the ambitious heist. The team faces numerous challenges, including rival car thieves, law enforcement, and the tight deadline set by Calitri. As they race against the clock, they must evade the police, outsmart their adversaries, and execute precise plans to steal the targeted vehicles.

The film is famous for its high-octane car chase scenes, showcasing impressive stunt work and thrilling action sequences. It features an array of iconic cars, each with its unique name and characteristics, making them the centerpiece of the film’s adrenaline-fueled narrative.

“Gone in 60 Seconds” combines elements of a crime thriller with a touch of comedy and drama. It explores themes of family loyalty, redemption, and the consequences of one’s past actions. Nicolas Cage’s charismatic performance as Memphis adds depth to the character, making him a likable and relatable protagonist.

The film’s fast-paced storytelling and gripping action sequences keep the audience on the edge of their seats throughout. Its entertaining mix of heart-pounding car chases and emotional moments has made “Gone in 60 Seconds” a cult classic among action movie enthusiasts.

With an engaging plot, memorable performances, and impressive car stunts, “Gone in 60 Seconds” remains a thrilling and enjoyable action film that continues to entertain audiences around the world.

Additional Details


  • Nicolas Cage: Randall “Memphis” Raines
  • Angelina Jolie: Sara “Sway” Wayland
  • Robert Duvall: Otto Halliwell
  • Will Patton: Atley Jackson
  • Delroy Lindo: Detective Roland Castlebeck
  • Giovanni Ribisi: Kip Raines
  • Christopher Eccleston: Raymond Calitri
  • Vinnie Jones: Sphinx
  • Scott Caan: Tumbler
  • T.J. Cross: Mirror Man
  • James Duval: Fred
  • Timothy Olyphant: Detective Drycoff
  • Chi McBride: Donny Astricky
  • William Lee Scott: Toby
  • Grace Zabriskie: Helen Raines
  • Frances Fisher: Junie Halliwell
  • Stephen Shellen: Roger
  • Trevor Goddard: Don
  • Master P: Johnny B
  • Carmen Argenziano: Detective Mayhew
  • Bodhi Elfman: Fuzzy Frizzel
  • Arye Gross: James Lakewood
  • Dan Hildebrand: Saul
  • Michael Peña: Ignacio
  • John Carroll Lynch: Impound Manager


  • Director: Dominic Sena
  • Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer and Mike Stenson
  • Writer: Scott Rosenberg

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