Played by: Jason Statham
In Crank, Jason Statham pretty much plays Jason Statham yet again, and, yes, that's a good thing. As Chev Chelios, the English tough guy takes the role of an expert hitman who's been poisoned and must keep his adrenaline pumping high at all times or else his heart will stop. This means that he has to get in as many high-speed chases, shootouts, and pornographic situations as possible, all in the name of health.
This gimmicky plot leads to a whole mess of overblown action scenes for audiences to eat up. Chelios isn’t like the calm, cool, and collected hitmen that largely make up this list—he’s like a battering ram that enters a room, guns blazing, and takes out his targets in the most extreme ways possible.