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Game of Swords (2006)

Day of Wrath (original title)
Set in the 16th century, a sheriff working on a series of murders has to choose between his conscience and protecting his family when he's tied to the crimes.

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Lord Francisco del Ruiz
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Set in the 16th century, a sheriff working on a series of murders has to choose between his conscience and protecting his family when he's tied to the crimes.

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Rated R for strong violence, and sexual content including nudity | See all certifications »
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8 June 2006 (Hungary)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Not a Bad B Movie
6 August 2006 | by (Philadelphia, US) – See all my reviews

I agree with the previous commenter about the script and the fast pace of the editing. It does the movie disservice. What would have made it better would have been to let the characters shine through a little more. I do think that for a low budget film it had an interesting, well thought out story. I was surprised by this, and despite the poorly choreographed fight scenes (why were all fighters, even henchmen, better than Lambert), I was still interested because of the historical engagement of the plot. I also agree with the previous commenter that the Hungarian actors were good. I think it is clearly a B movie, but not a bad one.


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