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Brent Magna

Played By: Ethan Hawke

Brent Magna was a famous racing champion who saw his wife taken during Christmas Eve. He does actions against his will in order to get his wife back.

The Kid

Played By: Selena Gomez

The Kid is a car-loving late teenager who moved to Bulgaria with her family.


  • Berserk Button: When her phone was thrown out the car window.
    The Kid: WHAT THE HELL!?!
  • The Cracker: Since the Kid knows technology, she was able to hack into files.
  • Flipping the Bird: The Kid flips off a trucker who almost hits them.
    The Kid: Hey, watch where you're going, asshole!
  • Girls with Guns: Her first scene shows her with a pistol ordering Magna to leave her car.
  • Made of Iron: The Kid takes getting thrown out of a moving car in stride.
  • Mr. Exposition: Explained to Brent Magna why she entered Bulgaria.
  • No Name Given: It was even lampshaded near the end of the film.
    The Kid: You don't even know my name, do you?
  • Rich Bitch: The Kid's father is the CEO of a bank company and gave her a car as a graduation gift.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: The Kid causes tons of blue streaks in nearly everything she says.
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  • The Reveal: The car the kidnapper assigned Brent belonged to the Kid. She is the daughter of a bank C.E.O. The kidnapper steered them together to eventually try to frame them for robbing the bank while his mooks perform the real robbery.
  • Toyota Tripwire: The Kid does this to a mook on a motorcycle.
  • Wrench Wench/Playful Hacker: The Kid is this, with her computer skills coming in handy plenty during the film proper and her casually mentioning her tinkering with the Super Snake's engine (after Brent throws it all off-whack with his stunt driving).


The Voice

Played By: Jon Voight

The Voice is an unnamed man who has been tricking Magna at Bulgaria.

  • Big Bad: Of the film.
  • The Chessmaster: The Voice has planned every diabolical step so Brent can get his wife back.

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