The Rundown

Synopsis: The Rock as a bounty hunter who attempts to square a debt by heading to the Amazon jungle to capture someone. The bounty hunter discovers that his quarry isn't the bad guy he'd been warned about, and the two team up in pursuit of riches stored in a mine in the Amazon.
Director(s): Peter Berg
Production: Universal Pictures
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
104 min

[Dixie Chicken by Little Feat

playing on radio]

[Radio crackling]

l just love mushrooms.

One of my favorites...

or as l call it,

"the king of mushrooms,"

is the porcini.

Now, stop right there.

Don't be alarmed.

There's a lot of confusion

in this country...

between porcini,

the ltalian name...

and cpes,

which is the French name.

They're fat

and they're earthy.

Now, the porcini is

most often seen dried,

here in this country.

And they would always

be labeled "dried porcinis"...

not "dried cpes."



Come on.

They are very, very,

very flavorful--

lt's about time.

Hour and a half

l've been waiting.

Man, you're lucky

to be getting in.

lt's an extremely

private party tonight.

Let's go.

What's he drinking?

J4germeister and Cristal.


[Hip-hop music playing]


No, but we do have

a slight problem.

Have fun.

What's the problem?

That's your problem.

Okay, the guy on the left

is Jaleel Johnson.

l think he's like

a left tackle or something.

Jamal Johnson.

Defensive end.

He's the best defensive

lineman Notre Dame's produced

in the last 2 years...

maybe ever.

The guy on his left

is Kambui Jackson.

Ran for 2, yards last year.

All pro, five years in a row.

The guy in the headband,

that's Fernando Lewis.

Middle linebacker.

Plays a lot like Ray Lewis.

He just hits harder.

Whatever, Beck.

l'm not into football.

The other two guys

are Jimmy Coggeshell

and David Mulaire.


One's from USC,

the other one's

from Ohio State.

Stay down, b*tch!

Yeah, well, anyway,

the guy you're looking for

is right there.

That's Brian Knappmiller.


Throws like Brett Favre,

bets like Pete Rose.

So l'm telling this cat,

l'm like, "Yo, l know

it's you that jumped.

"l know it's you.

l saw you jump.

Don't tell me it's not you."

He's like, "l don't know,

it must have been...."

l'm like, "Dog, trust me,

it's you, l know."

Excuse me.

[Clearing throat]

Fifteen yards down the field--

Excuse me.

l'm sorry to bother

you guys, l apologize.

Hold up, my man. My man.

l ain't got no hookups

to tryout camps.

You just got to show up

like everybody else.

You're a big boy, though.

l think you'll be all right.

So l'm telling the cat,

"lf l'm gonna have

to sit through--"

Excuse me, Brian, l'm sorry.

l'm not here to talk to you

about tryouts.

lf l could have

one minute of your time--

l got it, pass me that.

Who do l make this out to,

man? Who do l make it out to?

Yeah, what's your name?





What's up, man?

What's happening?

Here you go, man.

Knock yourself out, all right?

Thank you.

You got it.

Now, what you gonna do?

You gonna come back or what?

Excuse me.

l'm really sorry.

Yo, man,

what are you doing, man?

Couple of months ago,

you made some wagers

with an associate of mine.

Two, three months ago?

What's up, Knappy?

Nothing, nothing. lt's good.

Enjoy your drink.

What's up, Jimmy?

So, bets?

You come embarrass me

in front of my friends

about some bets?

l don't mean to embarrass you.

This is embarrassing to me.

l'm a big fan.

But $50,000

you might have remembered.

Yeah, l know what it is, man.

Listen, there's $1 ,000

to get me started.

Now you do me a favor.

You tell your man

l'm gonna see him...

on Monday with the rest.

And not to send anybody else

to see me. All right?

Brian. l'm gonna need

some collateral from you.


l'm gonna need the ring.

l'm sorry.

Are you....

Slip it to me under the table,

on the low-low. l'll make sure

you get it back.

On the low-low?

You want the ring, l'll give.

You want a drink too?

Thank you.

Take the ring, buddy.

That's what l think

about that. Get the hell on,

man. Go, man, go! Go!

Hey, do something with this.

You heard the man.

Let's go, man. Get up.


Yeah, that's right,

playboy, walk. Go on, man.


Get your ass out of here.

You all right?

This sh*t burns.

[Line ringing]

Hey, it's me.

Oh, yeah, he's here.

We got a problem, though.

He's got the entire

offensive line. The entire

offensive line is here.

Let me do it another night.

How about that?

They've got a legitimate shot

at repeating this year.

l do not wanna hurt them.

l don't wanna go out--

okay, billy.


[Get Your Freak On

by Missy Elliot playing]

Knappmiller! You got

two choices. Option A,

you give me the ring.

Option B, l make you

give me the ring.

l'll take B.

Wrong choice.


Put him down, man!

Yo, man, what's with

all this hostility, man?

You should have taken

Option A.

Are you all right, mate?

Are you okay?

Thanks, mate.

There he is.

Why'd you send him, Billy?

Martin? Oh, he was

just a backup.

After l got your call,

l wasn't so sure you

could deliver, you know?

What happened, anyway?

He stole it from me.

He got you

with those beanbags? No.

That is gonna be

$10,000 off your vig,

anyway, you know.

Billy, you know

l've got plans. You are gonna

stop nickel-and-diming me.

lt's a tough business,

you know,

the restaurant business.

l hear that 75% of them

fail the first year,

and you know why?


that's why.

l just don't think--

Billy, l want out.

l want a new life.

l want my money,

and l want it now.


Now. Yeah.


[Paper rustling]

One job.

One job,

l wipe your slate clean...

and you have

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