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What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided by the narration of Nin, Bill's coke-snorting partner, we go back and forth over the past 48 hours to find out what brings Bill and Sean to this deadly scene. Missing money, cops on the take, Sean's two brothers (one the leader of the mob, the other a camera-carrying simpleton), Bill's wife, dead young police officers, infidelity, and Bill and Nin's partnership make a mix as volatile and unstable as the cement is solid and immobile. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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When cops are on the take, betrayal is set in stone. See more »


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Rated R for strong violence, language, drug use and some sexuality | See all certifications »




Release Date:

14 April 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cement - Fino all'ultimo colpo  »

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$1,700,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Was shot in 18 days. See more »


Mo: I used to write poems. I'd write poems, right, instead of talking to people. Write poems, never show 'em to nobody.
Maria: Why not?
Mo: 'Cause I was embarrassed.
Danny: 'Cause he thought he might kill somebody if they laughed at him.
Maria: [laughs]
Connie: He's serious.
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Written by Philip Gough
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14 February 2003 | by (la) – See all my reviews

I gave this movie every chance, but it was just awful. Really bad overacting by Chris Penn and terrible direction just make this movie unbearable. Everyone is bad in it, but the fact the script is just about as boring as you can get doesn't help. I couldn't care less about any character in this movie which is a flaw in most straight-to-video type films. If everyone is a bad guy, they have to be interesting at least!

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