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Chain Reaction (1996) Movie Information

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Andrew Davis


Keanu Reeves
Morgan Freeman
Rachel Weisz
Fred Ward
Kevin Dunn
Brian Cox





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A scientific team discovers a new, clean energy, but before they can celebrate, their laboratory is rocked by an explosion. Now on the run from the government and a shady organization, a technician and a physicist must clear their names while unraveling the mystery. -- Chris Kavan

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Yojimbo 10/07/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Keanu passed up the chance to be in the atrocious Speed 2 to take part in the just plain awful Chain Reaction. It is the lesser of two evils, but not by much. Both ridiculous and boring with a laughable plot, uninteresting characters and some ridiculously overblown action sequences. A waste of a good cast.

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Chris Kavan 09/27/2007 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

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Lots of action with a dumb plot and pretty much zombiefied acting from all involved. There are some pretty good chase scenes, but they can't save this otherwise cheesy action failure.

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08/02/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Has a "Fugitive" feel to it

"Eddie Kasalivich" (Keanu Reeves) is a brilliant student mechanist working at the University of Chicago as part of a team who are working on creating a cheap, clean energy from bubble fusion. One day, working at his home, he happens upon an audio frequency which causes a mini reactor to act the way the team has been trying for months.

The next day, they try doing what "Eddie" did on the full-scale reactor, and it works.

After the party that came about after the discovery, "Eddie" escorts scientist "Lily Sinclair" (Rachel Weisz) home and returns to the lab to pick up his motorcycle. He sees a white van driving away and hears alarms go off inside the lab. When he gets in the lab, the reactor is on and he finds "Dr. Alistair Barkly" (Nicholas Rudall) bound and blindfolded. He also fi...

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