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Unleashed (2005)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  13 May 2005 (USA)
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A man enslaved by the mob since childhood and raised into behaving like a human attack dog escapes his captors and attempts to start a new life.

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A man treated like a dog and raised as a fighting machine his entire life, ends up in a coma and is taken in the care of good people, but his sinister owner is looking to retrieve his most prized possession: a non stop human weapon triggered by the collar leashed on his neck. Written by mystic80

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Rated R for strong violent content, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

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$227,728 (Brazil) (4 November 2005)

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$381,492 (Brazil) (11 November 2005)
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The role of Bart was originally written for Albert Finney, who dropped out to do Big Fish (2003). Other actors who were offered the role were Anthony Hopkins, Michael Caine, and Brian Cox who had all turned it down. See more »

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[first lines]
Bart: Get 'em!
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One of the best movies I've seen recently
13 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a breakthrough performance for Jet Li. It was nice to see him get away from just being the amazing fighter, and seeing him in a little bit more of a serious role. Of course Morgan Freeman was simply brilliant, and Bob Hoskins did an amazing job as the villain.

This movie had a lot less action than I had anticipated, but the story behind it makes it much better than any amount of action/violence could have. The theater was full of people laughing, gasping or being COMPLETELY silent as one. It was the perfect mix of action and comedy within a heartfelt story.

I recommend this movie to any fan of any movie EVER!


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