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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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Little Joe (as Michael 'Bear' Taliferro)
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Judge Jane McPherson
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Agent Hartmann
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49er Three
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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

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prison | gold | fbi | alcatraz | undercover | See more »

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The Good. The Bad. And the Deadly. See more »

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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:

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

Gross:

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

The script to this film was written ten years prior to filming as "The Rock" but there was another script with the same title that was filmed so this one had to wait ten years later to be done See more »

Goofs

When 49er One shoots two of his own men, they are facing him as they fall. When they get up to shoot the agents, their backs are to 49er One. See more »

Quotes

Sasha: [Sasha confesses to Nick about who he is] I'm undercover. F.B.I.
Nick: But you passed the lie detector test.
Sasha: That's nothing man. Anybody can do that.
Nick: [with anger in his voice] All this time... y ou've been settin' up on me.
[aims his weapon at Sasha]
Nick: I believed in you. I trusted you. Brought you into my family...
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Nick: I vouched for you! And you betrayed me?
Sasha: It's not that simple.
Lester: [places hand on Nick's shoulder] Don't do it.
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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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Referenced in Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: Holier Than Thou (2005) See more »

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I'm a Bang
Written by DMX (as Earl Simmons) and Justin Smith
Produced by Just Blaze for F.O.B. Entertainment / N.O.C. Management and Roc the World
Performed by DMX
Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Seeing is believing
18 November 2002 | by (San Diego,CA) – See all my reviews

Seeing is believing! It is highly recommended as a must see film. Half Past Dead was chewed up and spat out long before a soul went in to see it. Writer/Director Don Michael Paul did an excellent job directing his own words on the screen. It is a rarity to find exactly what was meant to be seen. Bravo DMP!!! You be your own critic.


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