Chain Reaction 1996

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Chain Reaction ★★½ Dead Drop 1996 (PG-13)

Government/scientific conspiracy chase story finds Chicago lab tech Eddie Kasalivich (Reeves) a member of a research team that's discovered the formula for cheap, pollution-free energy. This doesn't sit well with someone since the team's leader is murdered and the lab destroyed in an explosion. Eddie and scientist Lily Sinclair (Weisz) become prime suspects and are pursued by the feds as they try to find the real culprits. Old pro Freeman, as money man Paul Shannon, is the best reason to watch (as usual). Davis did “The Fugitive,” so he knows his Law tension filled chases but this is just more same old-same old. 107m/C VHS, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, UMD . Keanu Reeves, Morgan Freeman, Rachel Weisz, Fred Ward, Brian Cox, Kevin Dunn, Joanna Cassidy, Chelcie Ross, Tzi Ma, Nicholas Rudall, Peter J. D'Noto; D: Andrew Davis; W: J.F. Lawton, Michael Bortman; C: Frank Tidy; M: Jerry Goldsmith.