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The Detonator (2006)

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Sonni Griffith, a top US Secret Agent must protect a witness as he crosses Europe.

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Michael Shepard
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Jozef Bostanescu
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Nadia Cominski
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Dimitru Ilinca
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Pavel
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Mitchel
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Flint
Vincenzo Nicoli ...
Yuri Mishatov
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Evangelos Grecos ...
Kravchenko
Mihnea Paun ...
Alex
Florian Ghimpu ...
Nita
Valentin Teodosiu ...
Czeslaw
Tania Popa ...
Ana
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After an undercover mission in Bucharest to disclose an international gang of weapon dealers, the agent Sonni Griffith is assigned to protect the Romanian Nadia Kaminski, the widow of an accountant of the Romanian Mafia. However, the CIA safe house is broken in by the criminals, and Sonni realizes that the information was leaked from inside the Agency. Alone, trusting only in his friend Michael Shepard, Sonni fights to survive and protect Nadia. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Betrayal is part of the game, See more »

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

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25 April 2006 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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The day and month of Wesley Snipes character's birthdate of July 31, as seen in his secret file, is accurate, although its year of 1969 makes him seven years younger than Snipes, who was born in 1962. See more »

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When Griffith fights Pavel, (portrayed by Bogdan Uritescu) he disarms Griffith before being overpowered. Griffith smashes Pavel's head once into a sink, and then into a mirror. This causes Pavel's forehead and nose to bleed, as we see in the next shot where Griffith has Pavel in a choke hold. However, when Griffith kills Pavel by snapping his neck, there is no blood on Pavel's face. See more »

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It Hurts To Be Human
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Badly written, the execution is even worse
1 May 2006 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

I've seen a few bad action movies in my days, but this one's just plain awful. I feel it's a waste of time to even write this but I'll make it short. Why this movie suck? here are 10 reasons: 1. Very amateurly directed and cut. 2. Bad bad bad acting of the whole cast. 3. Silly dialogs and too many clichés. 4. Too many plot holes, a lot of scenes don't add up. 5. Bad photographing (and a lot of continuity issues). 6. Ridiculously bad performance by the lead female actress. 7. Unreliable action scenes (and not too good, either). 8. Even for a Snipes movie, he shows a big lack of acting materials. 9. Outrageous accents (of all the cast). 10. Last, but not least - too many implausible facts, such as a tournament of soccer in the U.S., CIA needing to do background checks to get new information about their employees, a mattress that is explosion proof and so on. In essence - it's a waste of time, it's not funny, not entertaining, not even as a joke - DON"T WATCH IT!!! Seriously, just don't.


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