Man on Fire (2004): Tony Scott
One of our more underrated action directors, Tony Scott remade a 1987 Mexican movie called Man on Fire.
Denzel Washington, still basking in his Oscar win for Best Actor in Training Day, embarked on a still-ongoing lone-man action bender.
Man on Fire was as good a movie as any for these two under-the-radar giants to meet and make a movie.
ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: A down-on-himself ex-CIA agent takes a job as a bodyguard and avenges a young girl after he fails to prevent her kidnapping, setting some people on fire in the process. Continue Reading