Hennessey: I want you to drive for me.
Jensen Ames: [outraged] What makes you think I'll risk my life doing this for you?
Hennessey: [assuringly] I am offering you your freedom. All you have to do is walk off that track alive. And win, of course.

Jensen: So what about the other drivers?
Machine-Gun Joe: It's kill or be killed.
Jensen: I can see the appeal.

Jensen: So what about the other drivers?
Machine-Gun Joe: It's kill or be killed.
Jensen: I can see the appeal.

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Jensen Ames

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In Death Race, Jensen Ames is a convict is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world's most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalize and kill one another on the road to victory. Hence the movie's name, Death Race.

Played By
Jason Statham
Full Name
Jensen Ames