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Half Past Dead (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  15 November 2002 (USA)
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This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.

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Agent Hartmann
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Storyline

A criminal mastermind has set in motion a plan to infiltrate a high tech prison in order to persuade a death row inmate to reveal the whereabouts of $200 million worth of gold. It's up to an undercover FBI agent to stop him before it's too late. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Fully armed. Totally outnumbered. Completely unexpected. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for pervasive action violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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15 November 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lockdown  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,820,536 (USA) (15 November 2002)

Gross:

$409,207 (France) (9 May 2003)
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Trivia

The shot of the skydivers jumping out of the airplane is footage from Navy Seals (1990). See more »

Goofs

'Yasmina Filali-Bohnen''s name is misspelled in the credits as "Yasmina Filall". See more »

Quotes

49er One: Your clip's dry, 1147. You know it.
Sasha: Do you think so?
49er One: Yeah. You'd have used it by now if it wasn't.
Sasha: Are you sure?
49er One: Yeah, I'm pretty sure.
Sasha: [Sasha removes the magazine from the gun] That's right. Magazine's dry. Question is, do I still have one in the tube?
49er One: I say you're dry.
Sasha: Make your move.
[Sasha pulls the trigger and the gun doesn't go off]
49er One: That's a nice bluff.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, 'Twitch' and his 'wife' engage in a hilarious conversation in the visiting room at the prison. See more »

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The Pledge Remix
Written by Seven Aurelius, Irv Lorenzo, Ashanti (as Ashanti Douglas), Jeffrey Atkins,
Eric Baker, Shock-G (as Gregory Jacobs), Tupac Shakur, Stevie Wonder
Performed by Ja Rule featuring Ashanti, Nas and 2Pac
Ja Rule and Ashanti appear courtesy of Def Jam Records
Nas appears courtesy of Columbia Records
2Pac appears courtesy of Amaru Entertainment, Inc.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains a sample of "So Many Tears"
Performed by Tupac Shakur
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Good if you take it for only an action movie
17 November 2002 | by (Missouri) – See all my reviews

If you're looking for great acting or some kind of amazing plot, forget it. But if you're looking for explosions, gunplay, and martial arts (and bad guys getting their asses kicked), then this is the movie for you. Oscar material it is not, but good action movie it is.


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