Crank is often compare to Speed but a with human. I had a chance to see it on TV in HD but it was in my online Blu-Ray rental queue.

What is Crank?

Chev Chelios(professional killer) has been poisoned and he has to keep his heart rate high any way he can or die.

The movie review

When I first saw Crank, I was expecting just an action movie. What I got was an funny action movie especially in 2 mature scenes. I won't spoiled it for you just in case you did not see it. The movie was done in HD and not film. Most shots were done for real and not using a green screen(CGI). Jason Statham and Amy Smart did many of their own stunts. It was Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor first major movie.

Cranks was encoded in MPG2 and last 1h28. This Blu-Ray release has: 1  video commentary(Crank'd Out Movie Mode), Crank the family friendly version, 9 featurettes(HD) and trailers(HD).

When I saw it was a Lionsgate Blu-Ray, I told myself: "Great another cheap straight to Blu-Ray from the DVD". I was pleasantly surprise that the extras were also in HD.  Even in MPG2, the quality was great since it was recent and shot in HD. Older movies done by them were disappointing.  Bravo on that one.

Cast: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Efren Ramirez

The trailer

Trailer: 1m29s


Crank is a buy since it's in full HD edition(extras). That's if you like action movie like Crank. Otherwise, it's a strong rent.

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