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xXx: State of the Union is the second movie in the xXx franchise. It was written by Simon Kinberg, directed by Lee Tamahori, and released in 2005. It is a direct sequel to the 2002 movie xXx which starred Vin Diesel as protagonist Xander Cage. Diesel declined to return for a sequel, so his character was killed in the short film The Final Chapter: The Death of Xander Cage. He was replaced by rapper Ice Cube playing a new character named Darius Stone. This is followed by the third movie in the franchise, XXX: Return of Xander Cage in 2017.

The movie deals with NSA Agent Augustus Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson), leader of the XXX Program from the first movie, recruiting an imprisoned Navy SEAL named Darius Stone. Stone's mission is stop his former commanding officer and the man who put him in prison, U.S. Secretary of Defense George Deckert (Willem Dafore), from attempting a coup on the U.S. Government.

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Unknown assassins penetrate a secret National Security Agency underground facility in Virginia, and kill 16 NSA agents. Agent Augustus Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson) escapes, and must find out who broke security and why. Gibbons must recruit a new XXX agent to do his dirty work. Gibbons has just the man, a former Navy Seal and member of his old military unit. However, Darius Stone (Ice Cube) was put in a military prison for 20 years, because he disobeyed a direct order from General George Deckert (Willem Dafoe), and he also broke the general's jaw. Just the man Gibbons needs to do the job. Gibbons gets Stone out of prison, and puts him to work. Stone discovers that Deckert, who is now the secretary of defense, is the mastermind of a conspiracy to stage a coup, and become President of the United States. Deckert has been training and placing his old military unit in the right places to stage his coup. Deckert wants the President killed and anybody above him in the line of secession. Darius Stone has other plans and is out to stop Deckert. Douglas Young (the-movie-guy)

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