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Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

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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Kanteihyôka, 100 karat no kyôki [Japan] See more »


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

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28 February 2003 (USA)  »

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Born 2 Die  »

Box Office

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,521,486 (USA) (28 February 2003)

Gross:

$34,604,054 (USA) (9 May 2003)
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Trivia

In the cage-fighting scene, Tito Ortiz is shown as the victor in a fight between himself and Chuck Liddell. In reality, the two have fought two times in the UFC, with Chuck winning both fights. See more »

Goofs

In the car chase with Fait driving the blue sports car, he drives in reverse pushing a metal dumpster into the other car, breaking the taillights on his own car. Later, when Fait is leaving Archie's place, the lights are still there and working. See more »

Quotes

Fait: [after beating one of the thugs holding his daughter hostage] Wrong kid! *Definitely* the wrong father!
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Crazy Credits

Archie and Tommy riff on various subjects, including who will star in the movie version of their lives, under the end credits. See more »

Connections

References Kazaam (1996) See more »

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Break Somethin'
Written by Ludacris (as Christopher Bridges), Rashawna Guy, Bobby Sandimanie, Lil Fate (as Arbie Wilson), 2 Chainz (as Tauheed Epps) and Michael O. Johnson, Jr.
Performed by DTP featuring Ludacris, Shawna, Lil Fate (as Lil' Fate), Tity Boi and Bobby Sandimanie (as I-20)
Courtesy of Def Jam Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Stay away from this garbage
20 May 2003 | by (Lund, Sweden) – See all my reviews

DMX cant act, and his attempts at it are pathetic, you would think that after his first smash hit with Steven Seagal (Exit Wounds, he may have done others but I have been blessed by not knowing about them as I am sure they must suck as much as this sh*t) he got the hint that acting is not for him but nope here he is in another worthless cheesy action/martial arts flick. Tom Arnold makes yet another pathetic performance (This dude got to be on speed 24/7) but hey what can you expect from the guy starring in McHale's Navy . Jet Li's part in this movie ain't nothing to cheer about either altho I do like many of his other NONE Hollywood film.

Stay away from this garbage, 1 out of 10.


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