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A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.

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Storyline

John Triton is a heroic Marine who returns home after being discharged--against his will--from the Iraq War. Stateside, he finds himself back in action, when a group of murderous diamond thieves on the run led by a merciless criminal named Rome has kidnapped his wife and John goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her. With everything on the line, the Marine will stop at nothing to carry out his toughest and most important mission. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violent action, sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 October 2006 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,138,774 (USA) (13 October 2006)

Gross:

$18,843,314 (USA) (19 January 2007)
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During the scene where Morgan reminisces about his days at summer camp, the banjo song from Deliverance (1972) can be heard in the background. See more »

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When Cena was giving rescue breaths to Carlson, he was not holding her nose, which makes the rescue breaths useless because the air would go out through the nose and not into the lungs. See more »

Quotes

Morgan: I hate cops... and rock candy.
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Featured in WWE Smackdown!: Episode #9.1 (2007) See more »

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Should Have Been Gone
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Disappointing
13 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a real fan of action movies I was looking forward to a great action movie from seeing the previews however I found it disappointing. First, the whole story line with the Marine Corps is very unrealistic (don't want to spoil anything here), there a lot of big explosions, but acting is just very wooden. While I don't look for a heavy complicated plot in an action film, it is always helpful to have something to hold it together. The story line is very linear and predictable. In the theater I was in, the audience actually started laughing out loud at the predictability and cliché lines. So go for the explosions and the star is good looking (although we only see his body in one scene unfortunately) but don't expect too much from a movie produced by the WWF.


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