A supporting role this time, in one of the most successful films of that year, Cage plays vigilante superhero Big Daddy, an ex cop who fights side by side with his young daughter, alter ego Hit Girl (Chloe Moretz) to battle the scurge of evil.
Suited suited up in spandex clobber eerily reminiscent of an early Batman, Big Daddy ultimately bites the bullet in a hectic and emotional fight scene - spoiler alert - by being burnt to death by thugs. His death is avenged by the lethal skill and kamikaze bravery of his daughter.
Quote: "Mindy, no more homework, Babydoll. Time for Frank D'Amico to go bye-bye."
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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