IMDb > Blood and Bone (2009)
Blood and Bone
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Blood and Bone (2009) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 4 | slideshow) Videos (see all 2)
Blood and Bone -- A street fighter turns to fighting crime upon his release from prison in this action trailer

Overview

User Rating:
6.7/10   20,605 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 7% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writer:
Michael Andrews (screenplay)
Contact:
View company contact information for Blood and Bone on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
20 September 2009 (Kuwait) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
In A World Without Rules, He Makes His Own. See more »
Plot:
In Los Angeles, an ex-con takes the underground fighting world by storm in his quest to fulfill a promise to a dead friend. | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Michael Jai White IS The Movie See more (60 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Michael Jai White ... Isaiah Bone

Julian Sands ... Franklin McVeigh

Eamonn Walker ... James

Dante Basco ... Pinball

Nona Gaye ... Tamara
Michelle Belegrin ... Angela

Bob Sapp ... Hammerman

Dick Anthony Williams ... Roberto

Francis Capra ... Tattoo

Ron Yuan ... Teddy D

Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson ... JC (as Kimbo Slice)

Gina Carano ... Veretta
Maurice Smith ... Fasthands
Ernest Miller ... Mommie Dearest (as Ernest 'The Cat' Miller)

Kevin Phillips ... Danny

William Washington ... Weepy
Andre L. Walker ... Curtis

Erik Betts ... Ratchet
Justice Smith ... Razor

Jontille Gerard ... Monique

Louie Torrellas ... Kevin
Quinton Medina ... Clay (as Quentin Medina)

Shannon Kane ... Chanel (as Shannon Kaye)

Brody Nicholas Lee ... Jared (as Brody Lee)

Cody Benjamin Lee ... Jared (as Cody Lee)
John Flores ... Motorcycle Driver #1
Jermaine Holt ... Motorcycle Driver #2 (as Jermain Holt)

Stuart F. Wilson ... Cowboy (as Stuart Wilson)
Melvin Anthony ... Jeffrey

Larnell Stovall ... Trey

Zedric Harris ... Woody
Marcus 'Big Ship' Bell ... Bead

Mary Christina Brown ... Anastasia
Saladin ... Deke
Imani Lee ... Big Lamont
Eric Von Doymi ... Darryl

Michelle Lee ... Shelly
Kumiko Nagano ... Marcie

Tanoai Reed ... Gold Tooth

Sam Hargrave ... Manuel
David Chan Cordeiro ... Carlos (as David Cordeiro)

Esteban Cueto ... David

Sala Baker ... Jesus
Holland Diaz ... Lorenzo

Tony Donno ... Thug

Tsuyoshi Abe ... Thug

Michael Endoso ... Thug

Thayr Harris ... Thug

Tim Storms ... Thug
Kevin Lee Lewis ... Thug (as Kevin Lewis)

Lin Oeding ... Thug
Roel Failma ... Thug
Joel Jimenez ... Thug

Khristian Lupo ... B-Zerk

Matt Mullins ... Price
Natasha Ward ... Rehab Supervisor
Luke LaFontaine ... Fencer #1
Jason Heck ... Fencer #2

Shawn Stockman ... Cop

Troy Brenna ... Viktor (as Troy Benna)

C.C. Taylor ... Thug #1
Wayne King ... Thug #2 (as Wayne King Jr.)
Gene LeBell ... Attendant
Peter Storm ... Referee

Robert Wall ... O'Hara (as Bob Wall)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

David Aldridge ... Thug
Sasi Grandoit ... Girl on Balcony (as Sachandra Grandoit)
Robbie Alexander ... Thug #1 (uncredited)

Daniel Arrias ... Carlos (uncredited)
Jae Baxley ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Veronica Bennett ... Ashley Von Kraus (uncredited)

Arnold Chon ... Price sparring partner (uncredited)
Chimeka Crawford ... Fight clubber (uncredited)

Xingu Del Rosario ... Capoeira Fighter (uncredited)
Alvin Ellie ... Prison Inmate (uncredited)
Wittly Jourdan ... Hot babe (uncredited)

Rosemarie Li ... Grace Mayfield (uncredited)

Joe Ordaz ... Jesus (uncredited)

R.C. Ormond ... Thug #2 (uncredited)

Adele René ... Girl On Balcony (uncredited)
Joseph Stephens Jr. ... Cop (uncredited)
Carlos Zapata ... Kickboxer #2 (uncredited)
Create a character page for: ?

Directed by
Ben Ramsey 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Andrews  screenplay

Produced by
Michael Andrews .... co-producer
Matthew Binns .... producer
John Duffy .... co-producer
John Duffy .... line producer
Christopher Eberts .... executive producer
Nicole Haeussermann .... associate executive producer
Allison Keir .... assistant producer
Sheila Kerrigan .... associate executive producer
Michael Mailer .... producer
Arnold Rifkin .... executive producer
Nick Simunek .... producer
Todd Traina .... executive producer
Michael Jai White .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Nicholas Pike 
 
Cinematography by
Roy H. Wagner 
 
Film Editing by
Dean Goodhill 
 
Casting by
Tracy 'Twinkie' Bird  (as Twinkie Byrd)
 
Production Design by
Paul Luther Jackson 
 
Set Decoration by
John M. Kelly 
 
Costume Design by
Hazel Alonzo 
 
Makeup Department
Blood an Bone .... hair stylist (additional)
Barney Burman .... special makeup effects designer: Proteus Make-up FX
Susan Laprelle .... special makeup effects artist: Proteus Make-up FX
Helen Marray-Finlay .... makeup artist
Geneva Nash Morgan .... makeup department head
Lufeng Qu .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Marc Ambrose .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marc Ambrose .... second unit director
Tim Brown .... first assistant director
Thomai Hatsios .... additional second assistant director
Sam Nainoa .... second second assistant director
J.J. Perry .... second unit director
Cristi Rickey .... second assistant director
Layla Mashavu Sewell .... second unit director
 
Art Department
S. Christian Anderson .... props
John Corba .... lead man
Matt Muschamp .... set dresser
Jared Scardina .... property master
Jared Smith .... assistant props
 
Sound Department
Joe Barnett .... sound re-recording mixer
Ron Bedrosian .... adr mixer
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer: New York
Mary Jo Devenney .... sound mixer
Nicolas Gagnon .... foley artist
Sam C. Lewis .... adr recordist
Michael Mullane .... sound editor
Mathew Waters .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Christopher Dusendschon .... digital imaging supervisor: iO FILM
Maciek Sokalski .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Tsuyoshi Abe .... stunt performer
Robbie Alexander .... stunt double: Michael Jai White
Robbie Alexander .... utility stunts
Clayton J. Barber .... stunts
Zoë Bell .... stunts (as Zoe Bell)
Dartenea Bryant .... stunt double: Jontille Gerard
Fernando Chien .... co-fight coordinator
Arnold Chon .... stunts
David Chan Cordeiro .... stunt performer
Xingu Del Rosario .... stunt double (as Neal 'Xingu' Rodil)
Holland Diaz .... stunts
Tony Donno .... stunt fighter
Tony Flores .... stunts
Phillipos Haile .... stunts
Sam Hargrave .... co-fight coordinator
Sam Hargrave .... stunts
Thayr Harris .... utility stunts
Zedric Harris .... utility stunts
Jermaine Holt .... stunts
Luke LaFontaine .... sword trainer
Kevin Lee Lewis .... stunts
Michael Li .... stunt performer
Khristian Lupo .... stunt performer
J.J. Perry .... stunt coordinator
Marcus Salgado .... stunt double
Tim Storms .... stunts
Larnell Stovall .... stunts
Don Thai Theerathada .... stunt performer (as Don Thai)
Steve Upton .... co-stunt coordinator
Roger Yuan .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David M. Adams .... electrician
Michael S. Beckman .... electrician
Jean-Philippe Belliard .... electrician
Matthew Berger .... electrician
Kenneth M. Chernow .... electrician: rigging crew
Brian Crane .... gaffer
Joe di Gennaro .... digital imaging technician
Vince Donoho .... electrician: rigging crew
Beth Dubber .... still photographer
David Feld .... grip
Jose Elias Felix .... rigging electrician
Steve Gilbert .... grip
Peter Gray .... 24p high definition systems engineer
David Hagadorn .... best boy lights
Tom Holzer .... second camera assistant: "b" camera
Kenneth Marc .... electrician: rigging crew
Phillip Matarrese .... electrician: rigging crew
Maynard Mendoza .... electrician
Tom Morash .... electrician
Rob Muthamia .... camera operator
Rob Muthamia .... first assistant camera
Ian Myron .... rigging electrician
Yuji Nakaza .... electrician
Richard Nasworthy .... key grip
Dale Robinette .... additional still photographer
James Selph .... dolly grip
Kirk F. Smith II .... second assistant camera
David Speck .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Mike Vasovski .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Jonathon Wagner .... second assistant camera
Jared Wellman .... rigging gaffer
 
Casting Department
Natasha Ward .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joe Diaz .... key set costumer
Michelle Liu .... set costumer
Erin Tanaka .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Derek Herr .... on-line editor
Michael Mintz .... digital film colorist
Christine Seino .... assistant on-line editor
Heidi Tebo .... project manager: The Post Group
Cindy Thoennessen .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Alexandra Hill .... music clearance manager
 
Transportation Department
Matthew Ballard .... transportation coordinator
Shay Morgan Brook .... driver
Theodore Giapapas .... picture car coordinator
Guy J. Graves .... transportation captain
Kanan Gubins .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Alissa Allen .... assistant to Mr. Binns
Lee D. Andrews .... key production assistant
Alexander Aquino .... production assistant
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services
Mickelson Civil .... production assistant
Hanz Dalken .... production assistant
Alessandra de Paiva Raposo .... assistant: mr. simunek
Courtney Frank .... production coordinator
Aquil Fudge .... production accountant
Torrence Hall .... weapons handler
Jonathan Harmon .... production assistant
Allison Keir .... assistant to Mr. Mailer
Lorena Leon .... production assistant
Jasmin Paris .... assistant location manager
J.J. Perry .... martial arts director
Glen Reynolds .... production consultant
Alex Saavedra .... production associate
Scott Schaffer .... product placement supervisor
Erin Shelley .... animal coordinator
Suzanne C. Swindle .... script supervisor
Ken Waters .... stand-in (as Ken VerCammen)
Jessica Yingling .... assistant: Arnold Rifkin
 
Thanks
Uncle Don .... special thanks
Sticky Fingaz .... special thanks
Terry Kramer .... special thanks
Rosemarie Li .... special thanks
Harry Munk .... special thanks
Manuela Noble .... special thanks (as Manuela von Ronay)
Sebastian Serrell-Watts .... special thanks
Sprawl .... special thanks
Dominic Sullivan .... special thanks
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies
Create a character page for: ?

Additional Details

Also Known As:
MPAA:
Rated R for violence, pervasive language and brief drug use
Runtime:
93 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Bone (Michael Jai White) reveals his intentions to Angela, she asks if he's her "White Knight." Bone jokingly exclaims, "I don't know about... 'White' Knight." This of course, references the fact that Bone is Black; making him her "Dark Knight." One year prior to making this film, Michael Jai White portrayed the Mob boss Gambol in the film "Dark Knight."See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When James is discussing talking to Franklin McVeigh the hilt of a samurai sword is visible. In the next shot, the sword has disappeared and never reappears.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.
See more »
Movie Connections:
References Enter the Dragon (1973)See more »
Soundtrack:
Dance Hall DaysSee more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
56 out of 59 people found the following review useful.
Michael Jai White IS The Movie, 13 September 2009
Author: jpmarinheiro from Portugal

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.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (60 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Blood and Bone (2009)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
disturbing stencilwashington
Loved the movie until... godfather-23
Antagonist was lacking garnet-8
GINA CARANO tlj272004
Similar Michael Jai White movies?? m-perry-3
RUFIO! mike_lawson_chch
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Bloodsport Never Back Down Fearless Tekken The Game of Death
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Action section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.