State of the Union is a 2005 action film by Lee Tamahori. It is a sequel to the 2002 film Triple X. State of the Union is theater of the absurd, masquerading as an action thriller in english version. The president of the United States is giving his State of the Union message, unaware that outside the U.S. Capitol building, storm troopers in black body armor. Ice Cube name may appear above the credits, but it's the stunts and special effects that are the star of the second movie. These men have been put into play by a national security agent Samuel L. Jackson, who is temporarily a prisoner of the secretary of defense. It's easy to see where the money for this big action film has been spent 2005 the dollars are literally strewn all over the screen in an assortment of explosions and size stunts involving cars, trains, boats and planes. But action action action has replaced good storytelling and state of the union full movie for compelling characters.