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Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.

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Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is. Written by Rob Hartill

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When the law can't protect the innocent, the only hero left is an outlaw.


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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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15 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Crossing the Line  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,189,039 (USA)
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Actress Rosanna Arquette disliked working with Van Damme and stated in many interviews that she only took the role because good parts were few and far between. See more »

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In the store, when Sam and Mr Dunston are talking, there is a shot of Mookie touching a tub of gasket sealer, the shot then goes to Sam and Mr Dunston talking and then when the shot goes back to Mookie, the tub has gone. See more »

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Billy: [Sam listens to a tape recording of his deceased friend Billy] Hey Sam, this is me Billy. I wish I could be there to split all that money with you, but I guess if you're listening to this then it's all yours now, right?
[Billy Chuckles a bit]
Billy: Well you deserve it, man I mean... being in prison all that time because of me. Hey, I wonder which way I'm headed. Either way, up or down I guess I got a 50-50 chance of meeting Elvis, huh? Ha-ha. How do you like that suit I picked out for you? Anyhow, lay ...
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THE DOUBT
Written and Performed by Charlie Mitchell
Courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment Music Group
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A Very Enjoyable Film
7 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie very much. It had a good, easy-to-follow story, some good action and good humor. Van Damme give's one of his best performances to date, and for the first time use's his brain and fist's instead of his martial art expertise. The chemistry between Van Damme and Arquette is very believable and you can tell that Van Damme's character really does care about the family. A very enjoyable film and believe it or not, an A+ performance from Jean-Claude Van Damme.


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