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I was really suprised that I enjoyed Crank as much as I did. The plot is ridiculous -- hitman Chev Chelios (Jason Statham) has been injected with a poison for which the only cure is his own adrenaline (I'm sure the elevator pitch was "it's just like Speed, only his own body is the bus!"). And I'm sure it would be pretty easy to hate the over-abundance of visual effects. But the action is, as Chev requires, non-stop and I came to sympathize with his likeable assholeishness, just trying to survive this terrible day.