A gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Russia and Eastern Europe.
Sean Vetter and Demetrius Hicks are members of the DEA who are fighting an ongoing drug war on the California/Mexico border, they are most successful at it because of their edge of growing up on the street and being thugs converted to cops. The DEA busts one of the major players by the name of "Memo" Lucero and imprison him in the United States but then a major player named Diablo then takes over the business and now he is now the major player targeted by Vetter and his team. But when Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible and in the process has to seek help from the imprisoned Lucero in order to catch Diablo. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when all Vetter can focus on is revenge... Written by
After poor test screenings, New Line had 15 Minutes (2001) director John Herzfeld come in and shoot some additional scenes - notably the ending and cemetery finale - to wrap things up. Also, dialog scenes were cut and some scenes also shortened to speed up the pace. This caused the film to miss several release dates. Regular Herzfeld composer J. Peter Robinson also worked on some new score to jazz things up. New Line also had to change the name from El Diablo due to a law suit from the game developer Blizzard. Potential titles included Push The Limits, Diablo (no El in front), Sean Vetter, Vetter and This Man's Dominion. A Man Apart was finally chosen as the studio felt it suited the theme of the film. See more »
When Sean is questioning Overdose on the front porch Overdose's necklace disappears and reappears between shots. See more »
Saw A Man Apart yesterday. To be honest, I was a bit disappointed. Like director didn't knew what kind of film he really wanted to make, so he mixed something up. The film hadn't quite own identity. It was somewhere between serious drama, telling about terrible loss and tough revenge action. These two sides wasn't mixed very good. Action was bit try but the story had potential to grow something serious. It wasn't definitely the best work of F. Gary Gray. Based on he's previous works( The Negotiator, Friday and Italian Job also), I just know he is able do things better than this. Though Vin Diesel's performance was one of his bests. He did actually really good job (not perfect but good) building up a Sean Vetter's character. Film itself was messy and there was some holes but it,s worth to watch specially to Vin Diesel's fans because he made strong performance, that i was impressed.
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