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Blood and Bone (2009)

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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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Roberto
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JC (as Kimbo Slice)
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Fasthands
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Mommie Dearest (as Ernest 'The Cat' Miller)
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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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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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$3,700,000 (estimated)
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According to the DVD commentary, the scene that used the song "Dance Hall Days" by Wang Chung was meant to use ABBA's "Dancing Queen", but "ABBA wasn't having that". See more »

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When Bone knocks Hammerman out and he falls to to the floor you can clearly see that 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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Dance Hall Days
Performed by Wang Chung
Produced by Chris Hughes and Ross Cullum
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Michael 'Gengis' Jai White
4 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am not going a great rating, because this could have been better. Don't expect high end acting, because there is just two names worth mentioning - Michael and Eamonn Walker. The other cast of full of MMA fighters. So, just expect fight. It is there. Eammonn is very good as James. The movie's plot has lot of holes. They could have devoted more time to the relationship between Danny and Bone, but they didn't and the reasoning doesn't seem personal.

Michael Jai must be cast in some big budget action movie... He's a next JCVD.

Make no mistake, this ain't undisputed 2. Undisputed 2 just felt right. But this ain't bad at all. Better than most action flicks. I would see this movie more many of the high end bull-crap movie these days.


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