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Blood and Bone (2009)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  20 September 2009 (Kuwait)
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In Los Angeles, an ex-con takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.

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Franklin McVeigh
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James
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Pinball
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Angela
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Hammerman
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Roberto
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Tattoo
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Teddy D
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Fasthands
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Mommie Dearest (as Ernest 'The Cat' Miller)
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Danny
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In Los Angeles, an ex-con takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend.

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In A World Without Rules, He Makes His Own. See more »

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Action | Drama

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Rated R for violence, pervasive language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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20 September 2009 (Kuwait)  »

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Aittitos  »

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$3,700,000 (estimated)
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When Bone is speaking to James at his home, James asks Bone where he learned how to fight. Bone merely answers, "Here and there." Michael Jai White who portrays Bone, is an avid Martial Artist who began training at the age of 8, holding Black Belts in 7 different styles and 26 Championship titles. His noted styles for holding black belts, are as follows: Shotokan Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Okinawan Kobudo, Gojo Ryu, Tang Soo Do, Wushu and Kyokushin Karate. See more »

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When Bone knocks Hammerman out and he falls to the floor, you can clearly see that the concrete is fake as it creases when Hammerman's head hits the floor. See more »

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[first lines]
Prisoner: Might not be any of my business, but uh, JC's crew is headed this way to bump you. And they all got shanks.
Isaiah Bone: I know.
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References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

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Michael Jai White is the new Jean-Claude Van Damme...
10 September 2009 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

... though not in the field of karate... ;)

I decided to write this comment because I'm very thrilled about "Blood and Bone" and decided to give it 10 stars. Not that I haven't seen better acting performances and scripts before but this movie is just the ideal of BRILLIANT Sunday-movie-entertainment.

I think we've all been waiting for a replacement for the old kick-ass- actors like jean-claude van damme and jet li. We have it now, his name is Michael Jai White and in this movie he is a mean mother-F, an ex-con with a big heart and an attitude.

This movie is NOT bad acting like many fighting movies and the script is simple but its working.

I HARDLY RECOMMEND this movie because of it's high rate of entertainment.

By my reckon the only people being disappointed about this movie is people who are more in to the Hugh-Grant-is-running-around-in-pyjama- and-is-in-love-with-a-girl kind of movies. Not that there is anything wrong with that. :)


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