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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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Pinball
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Tamara
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Angela
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Hammerman
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Roberto
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Tattoo
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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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It's time to knuckle up. 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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Aittitos  »

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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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In the first scene where Kimbo and his companions are walking, the camera man's shadow can clearly be seen on the railing below. See more »

Quotes

[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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Great action packed movie
30 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was easily one of my favorite martial-arts movies in the last 5 years or so. Michael Jai White plays the part perfectly, and his tough yet concerned persona is great. I honestly couldn't think of a better person to fill this role, and his beautiful martial arts style makes it all the better.

It does suffer from some lackluster acting jobs outside of White. I thought Dante Basco (Pinball) over acted quite a bit, and i don't think he was the best actor for the role.

Other than that the movie was terrific, and i would recommend it to any martial arts fan.


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