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The Detonator (2006)

R  |  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
Vincenzo Nicoli ...
Yuri Mishatov
Stuart Milligan ...
Greenfield
Evangelos Grecos ...
Kravchenko
Mihnea Paun ...
Alex
Florian Ghimpu ...
Nita
Valentin Teodosiu ...
Czeslaw
Tania Popa ...
Ana
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Storyline

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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The fate of thousands are in their hands. See more »

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Action | Thriller

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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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Snipes in the right way
7 January 2008 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

In the movies dictionary, Wesley Snipes is synonym of... action and action, usually without much brain, but this is an exception. In spite of the title, that suggest a movie right in the style of the ex basket player, after the first half of the movie we perceive the difference: a very intelligent and well-weaved screenplay. Snipes play the CIA agent Sonni Griffith, that investigate the gun's traffic by a team that is owned by a millionaire (Tim Dutton), but everything gets wrong e he is placed in a guard mission of a woman (the beautiful Silvia Colloca), that recently find your dead husband and it's being persecuted by the same millionaire. The English Po Chih Leong deliver a correct direction, the final is a surprise, the movie satisfy, and Snipes, finally, is in the right way.


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