A Mende fisherman (Djimon Hounsou). I also don't classify this movie as war. Con Air is only good on a quasi-parody level, and don't even get me started on Knowing. Cage gives one of his more restrained performances, which is always a good thing, though it is ridiculous that he couldn't ditch his Valley Girl accent to play a Ukrainian from Brighton Beach. Copyright © 2020 In sharp contrast to this cartoon-like super-villain persona is another Bout: a philosophical family man who built his business from the ground up, traveling the world with an old-school camcorder and filming his adventures all along the way. Yeah this is based on real events , and the cage character Yuri combines aspects of the American dream as he rises up economically and does what he loves-sells guns . Does for Gunrunners what Goodfellas did for gangsters, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 15, 2009. Top talent Nicolas Cage and Ethan Hawke make excellent foes in this dark international crime drama. Even if that cause is simply "freedom". Drama 2005 2 hr 2 min. Yuri Olov sold weapons to anyone and everyone in the world for a price. Back. 61%. Sufficiently depressing though. Ambitious but uneven; way too violent for kids. Cookie Warning https://play.google.com/store/movies/details/Lord_of_War?id=mkzgo1mj4Pg Interesting, entertaining, and thoughtful story about arms running. This is not a typical shoot-em up action movie. Recommended. Nicholas Cage is, in large, a terrible actor who has accepted many bad films to be in. JL. It's well written with a strong cast. A movie about the illegal arms trade based on actual people/events in the early 90s, Reviewed in the United States on December 1, 2019. Cast & Crew . At times serious, at times downright funny, often poignant, it's all the way through laced with its own style - a style which manages to pull off the difficult feat of mixing entertaining and thought provoking. Not a great or profound dark comedy, but a decent and entertaining one. Travelling or based outside United States? After an intense sting operation by the U.S. government in Thailand, the career of internationally known arms smuggler, Viktor Bout, came to a decisive end. No matter how "illegal" a gun trade is you simply cannot prevent a gun being sold to someone who believes in a cause. By purchasing this item, you are transacting with Google Payments and agreeing to the Google Payments. Nicolas Cage Yuri Orlov. Drama 2005 2 hr 2 min.