This newest action thriller from the team of director Rob Cohen and star Vin Diesel (The Fast And The Furious) follows Xander Cage, a charismatic extreme–sports fanatic who is recruited by a secret government agent (Samuel L. Jackson) to infiltrate a Russian crime ring.
Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is an underground extreme–stunt star hes cool, charismatic, covered in tattoos, and he likes to spend his days performing wild, illegal stunts for the video cameras of his devoted fans. But when the US government, in the form of a secret agent named Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson), finally catches up with him, hes given a choice: doing time in federal prison, or serving the government hes spent his life defying.
His mission is one no other agent has been able to survive: He must infiltrate a Russian crime ring thats come into possession of Silent Night, a secret formula that will enable them to destroy the world. Now, with only his own cunning and athletic ability to rely on, Xander, or Triple X, has to win the trust of the criminals including the sexy, mysterious Yelena (Asia Argento)and find a way to stop them from succeeding in their deadly mission.