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The Detonator (2006)

Video  -  Action | Thriller  -  25 April 2006 (USA)
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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
Bogdan Uritescu ...
Pavel
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Mitchel
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Flint
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Yuri Mishatov
Stuart Milligan ...
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Evangelos Grecos ...
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Mihnea Paun ...
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Florian Ghimpu ...
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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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Not bad
13 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

"Low-budget" or "straight to video / DVD" don't equal "bad" in my book, and "The Detonator", a Wesley Snipes vehicle that falls into both of the above categories, may largely be a routine actioner, but it does contain some solid action sequences and some respect-worthy stunts (most of the fights are blink-and-you'll miss them, though). The plot is reasonably twisty-turny, and Silvia Colloca adds welcome grace and emotion to the film (she even gets her own "angelic" music theme: this may sound like a corny idea, but she has the "angelic" beauty to justify it). Even the Romanian shooting locations are pretty well used. Passable action fare. (**1/2)


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