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Protection (2001)

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A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways.

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Sal
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Ted
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Lujak
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Gina
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Gary Fine ...
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Carlo Berardinucci ...
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Amy Sobol ...
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Buzz (as Edward Yankee)
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Vanessa
David L. McCallum ...
Bud Barstow
Ian Finlay ...
Maynard
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A mobster moves to a new town as a protected witness and tries to start over, only to find he can't escape his old ways.

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mobster | independent film | See All (2) »

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The greatest threat to his future was his past.

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Final film directed by John Flynn. See more »

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Sal: Open Your Eyes. I want you to look at me before I kill you.
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Montes needs no Protection
27 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Protection is an interesting, albeit cliched mobster-on-the-run drama. Its got some tense scenes, but it works because the supporting cast infuse the flick with some energy and interest. Especially Olga Montes as the spider woman Vanessa, who steals her scenes from under everyone's noses. (man, she's got temperature)...which begs the question-what else has she done? It would be cool to see her in some more interesting films.

A good rental for Baldwin fans.


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