StoryWhen the DEA shut down its dummy corporation operation codenamed SWORDFISH in 1986, they had generated $400 million which they let sit around; fifteen years of compound interest has swelled it to $9.5 billion. A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell, headed by the duplicitous and suave Gabriel Shear, wants the money to help finance their raise-the-stakes vengeance war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away behind super-encryption. He brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson, who only wants to see his daughter Holly again but can't afford the legal fees, to slice into the government mainframes and get the money.
- 2 Behind-the-Scenes Documentaries: The Making of Swordfish and The Effects in Focus.
- Feature-Length Commentaries.
- 3 Alternate Endings Not Included in Theatrical Release.
- Dolby(R) Digital 5.1 Audio.
- 16x9 Widescreen Format (Panavision 2.35:1).
- Restricted Files: Hidden Features.
- Original Theatrical Trailer.
- Cast/Director Film Highlights.
- Languages: English and French (Dubbed in Quebec).
- Subtitles: English, French and Spanish
|John Travolta||Gabriel Shear|
|Hugh Jackman||Stanley Jobson|
|Halle Berry||Ginger Knowles|
|Don Cheadle||Agent J.T. Roberts|
|Sam Shepard||Senator James Reisman|
|Drea de Matteo||Melissa|
|Rudolf Martin||Axl Torvalds|
|Zach Grenier||Assistant Director Bill Joy|
|William Mapother||Gabriel's Crew|
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- Genre: Adventure Movies
- Theme(s): Mob/Organized Crime
- Director: Dominic Sena
- Producer: Warner Brothers
- Length: 99 min
- Aspect ratio: Widescreen 2.35:1
Theatrical Release North America Jun 8, 2001
Ratings North America R Europe 15 Australia MA
DVD Release North America Oct 30, 2001