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

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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

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Release Date:

15 November 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lockdown  »

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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

All indoor prison scenes were shot in an old STASI prison in Berlin/Germany. See more »

Goofs

49er One calls out for a rifle as he jumps into the electric chair pit, but his team did not bring any rifles to the island - only submachine guns. See more »

Quotes

49er One: Your clip's dry, 1147. You know it.
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49er One: Yeah. You'd have used it by now if it wasn't.
Sasha: Are you sure?
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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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Features Hot Shots Golf 3 (2002) See more »

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Intro
Written by Irving Lorenzo, Robin Mays, Jeffrey Atkins
Performed by Ja Rule
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Half Past Dead_ Steven Seagal's career
17 January 2006 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Half Past Dead Oh Yes! It's actually called Half Past Dead! By the time i'd finished laughing at the title of this ridiculous Seagal movie it was nearly finished. Dutifully i rewound and started again. I should warn you, should you watch the film after seeing the box, the name "steven seagal" or the hilarious title, it is spectacular. If you don't laugh out loud at the maliciously bad acting on display, the plot's definitely gonna make you laugh. The stunt work is fine as usual, but the action scenes despite their groovy slow-mo, are completely flat and boring. why would you ever care about characters so detestable as these? seagal can't act, but now he's old he can't even fight. But to surround him with a bunch of c-list rappers and card board cut outs is unforgivably bad.


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