The toughest stunt in this action thriller isn't the motorcycle jump off the roof, or the fingertip hang from the roof of the speeding train. It isn't even the exploding fireballs.
It's keeping a straight face.
Rapper DMX and company struggle to maintain a glowering urban demeanor to match his menacing soundtrack in "Cradle 2 the Grave." But between the off- center comic riffs of Tom Arnold and the wildly improbable hair's-breadth escapes, the whole business dissolves into amiable action farce.
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