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'Rage' is just another tired Nicolas Cage action film
'Rage' is just another tired Nicolas Cage action film

"Rage" is the latest in a parade of cheesy, derivative action-thrillers that erstwhile A-list actor Nicolas Cage has recently starred in, presumably as a quick cash grab. Why he can't find an equal payday in better pictures is perhaps a less vital question than how exactly the Academy Award-winner got to this dubious point in his career. Cage slums it again here as Paul Maguire, a former gangster-turned-"respectable businessman" whose teenage daughter, Caitlin (Aubrey Peeples), is abducted and soon found dead. Thinking her murder is somehow connected to his illicit past, the grieving Paul rounds up his old partners in crime — bar owner Kane (Max Ryan) and...

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