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Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  28 February 2003 (USA)
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A jewel thief's daughter is kidnapped after he steals a collection of prized black diamonds, which aren't at all what they seem.

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Storyline

When his daughter is kidnapped and held in exchange for priceless diamonds, the leader of a crew of highly skilled urban thieves (DMX) forges an unlikely alliance with a Taiwanese Intelligence officer (Jet Li) to rescue her. Their race against the clock to find the precious stones ultimately unravels a plot to distribute a deadly new weapon of war. Written by PhatBleek

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Born 2 the life. True 2 the code. Bad 2 the bone. See more »


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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Born 2 Die  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$158,897 (Brazil) (25 July 2003)

Gross:

$158,897 (Brazil) (25 July 2003)
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Trivia

The casting of Mark Dacascos was the result of a poll on Jet Li's website where fans were asked who they would like to see him fight next. See more »

Goofs

When Fait runs up the wall to backflip over the dog that's chasing him, the wall bends inward, as if made of rubber. See more »

Quotes

Fait: How many times do I have to tell you people! I'm a businessman, make me an offer!
Ling's Hitman: [cocks his gun] Here's your offer.
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Archie and Tommy riff on various subjects, including who will star in the movie version of their lives, under the end credits. See more »

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Features The Drew Carey Show (1995) See more »

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X Gon' Give it to Ya
Written by DMX (as Earl Simmons) and Shatek King
Produced by Shatek King
Performed by DMX
DMX appears Courtesy of Ruff Ryders / Def Jam Records
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Sit back, relax, and enjoy
1 February 2004 | by (Herzlya, Israel) – See all my reviews

If you are in for some entertainment, if you like rap music, and/or martial arts films you will enjoy the music. If you prefer good art cinema, or you really look for logic even in the fun films, this one is not for you. I enjoyed it, but I am not sure that my other, more serious ego would have liked the film in any other situation. This film (can somebody explain me the title) is just entertainment, but what are the James Bond films? 6 out of 10 on my personal scale.


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