In Dallas, when the two prime witnesses against the drug-lord Octavio Perez are murdered by his gangsters in a safe-house, the testimony of the FBI agent Kate Jensen and three other agents ... See full summary »
After eight years serving the U.S. Army Special Forces, Sergeant Chris Vaughn returns to his hometown seeking for a job in the local mill. He is informed by Sheriff Stan Watkins that the mill was closed three years ago and now the Wild Cherry Casino, owned by his former high school friend Jay Hamilton, is the major source of jobs and income to the town. Chris goes home, and meets his best-friend Ray Templeton, who organized a football game with their friends. After the game, Jay invites Chris and his friends to spend the night in his casino on him, but when Chris finds that the casino crabs dealer is cheating with loaded dice, he fights against the security men and is almost killed by them. When his nephew Pete overdosed on crystal meth sold by the security men at the casino, Chris realizes that the town is dominated by the mobsters and the corrupt sheriff and with a huge piece of wood, he breaks the casino and the criminals. He is prosecuted and in the trial, he promises to the jury ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
During the traffic stop with the silver sports car, Chris asks Jay for license & registration. Jay hands it to him with right hand, holds onto them momentarily, then the next camera angle, he is seen giving them to Chris with his left hand. See more »
This movie will be the one that puts the Rock on the map! He was able to show emotion, his humor, his BODY and his ability to work well with others. Johnny Knoxville was great. He had so many key moments in the movie, I think he might be the scene stealer. In a time when we see our kid's heroes reaching for guns, I am proud to see one taking care of business with a big stick! Also, first time that I can remember seeing a biracial actor actually paired with parents of those two races. The casting of his parents, sister, and nephew was a testament to the fact that this movie strove to be as well crafted as it was! People were clapping in the movie, and cheering at all the right moments. It is great to see the Rock in such a well scripted, well shot movie!
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