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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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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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Aittitos  »

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Bone's first name "Isaiah" is never spoken in the movie. 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 Movie
13 September 2009 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

What can you say? 'Blood and Bone' is a pleasant martial arts/drama surprise that handles us a pretty enjoyable ride during it's 90 minutes and a Michael Jai White in top form.

Directed by the one who wrote the infamous failure that was 'Dragon Ball Evolution', Ben Ramsey, the movie tells us the story of Isaiah Bone, an ex-con that takes the world of underground fighting by storm, in order to keep a promise to his late friend in prison.

With an interesting plot that explores the martial arts world combined with the underground fighting game and a 'surprise effect' sustained until the last twenty minutes of the film, Ramsey achieves to maintain the spectator on his chair until the end of the movie, mixing action and drama.

The fighting scenes are awesome, and not only Michael Jai White knows how to act, knows how to fight: he kicks ass (and also Van Damme's and Segal's ass too).

This is one of the best low budget action movies you can possibly watch in your life and if you're a martial arts fan then this will serve you well. It has excellent underground fighting matches that will blow you away. Michael Jai White rocks, and he IS the movie.

7/10.


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