Face/Off (1997) - Trailer
Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Crime
Cast: Nicolas Cage, Thomas Rosales Jr., Thomas Jane, Colm Feore, CCH Pounder, John Carroll Lynch, Chris Bauer, Robert Wisdom, Steve Hytner, Alessandro Nivola, Tommy Flanagan, Matt Ross, William Morts, Robert 'Bobby Z' Zajonc, Romy Windsor, Danny Masterson, Michael Rocha, Carmen Thomas, Dominique Swain, John Bloom, Tom Fridley, John Travolta, Tony Boldi, Isaac Mayanja, Tory Christopher, Tom Reynolds, Norm Compton, Brooke Leslie, Nick Cassavetes, Cam Brainard
Director(s): John Woo
Trailer: Face/Off (1997)
In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent.
FBI Special Agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) tries to find a biological weapon placed in Los Angeles by a sad**tic terrorist-for-hire and criminal mastermind named Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage). Archer has hunted Troy for the last 8 years, and is consumed by revenge because Troy is responsible for the death of Archer's son. To do this, Archer must "borrow" Troy's face using a surgical procedure to go undercover as Troy, but things go wrong when Troy assumes the identity of Archer.
Directed by: John Woo.
Cast: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola, Gina Gershon, Dominique Swain, Nick Cassavetes, Harve Presnell, Colm Feore.
Release Date: June 27, 1997. via Bunch of Trailers
Synopsis:Sean Archer, a very tough, rugged FBI Agent, is still grieving for his dead son Michael. Archer believes that his son's killer is his sworn enemy and a very powerful criminal, Castor Troy. One day, Archer has finally cornered Castor, however, their fight has knocked out Troy cold. As Archer finally breathes easy over the capture of his enemy, he finds out that Troy has planted a bomb that will destroy the entire city of Los Angeles and all of its inhabitants. Unfortunately the only other person who knows its location is Castor's brother Pollux, and he refuses to talk. The solution, a special operation doctor that can cut off people's faces, and can place a person's face onto another person. Archer undergoes one of those surgeries to talk to Pollux. However, Castor Troy somehow regains consciousness and now wants revenge on Archer for taking his face. Not only is Troy ruining Archer's mission, but his personal life as well. Archer must stop Troy again. This time, it's personal.