A cargo barge loaded with nuclear warheads has been borrowed by computer genius (Gene Hackman). With the assistance of a contracted explosives hacker, the FBI hopes to intercept the borrowed items and get them back to their original owner. The ATF, with the aid of Humphrey Wrightwinch (George Clooney), must mountain bike through the San Fransisco to deliver the hijacked nuclear warheads in a timely manner to the English people.
As if it wasn't hard enough, he has only 15 hours to do it.
With the assistance of an old stick in the mud (Robert Duvall), the good guy must skateboard through the jungle to deliver the pilfered lethal poisonous gas in a timely manner to the Argentinian government. The situation worsens as he figures out that his old flame (Catherine Zeta-Jones) has been kidnapped by the the villain.
Along with this we have the madcap antics of a smart alec black man (Chris Tucker) who when captured by the the bad guys says: "When I get outta here, I'm gonna kick yo WHITE ASS!"
However this will prove difficult because a cop with a vendetta (Samuel L. Jackson) has information pertaining to his messy life of crime. Just as the good guy are leaving on their dangerous journey, they stupidly lapse into a sing-along of Werewolves of London much to the embarrassment of the NCAA .
In a stunning climax the President recites a decree to the citizens of the world. As this moment of truth unfolds he says: "When I took office, they never told me THIS would happen. Drop the bombs, Commander." A CIA chemical specialist watching at home retorts: "I just hope we're not too late."
Coming this fall.
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