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Mercenary for Justice (2006)

A mercenary gets involved in a mission that threatens the lives of his kin. In order to succeed, he must break into one of the most wellguarded prisons in Eastern Europe and free the son of the most notorious drug lord in the world today.

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Maxine Barnol
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Anthony Chapel
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John Dresham
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Samuel Kay
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Bulldog
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Kruger (as Langley Jack Kirkwood)
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Verity Price ...
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Chief of Police Malik
Peter Butler ...
Ahmet Dasan
Farouk Valley-Omar ...
Elder Butler (as Fahruq Valley-Omar)
Tumi Mogoje ...
Eddie Jones
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Shondra Jones
Zaa Nkweta ...
Radio Jones (as Zaa Nikweta)
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Mercenary John Seeger is one of the best in the business. John and his crew are battling some French soldiers on the French-controlled Galmoral Island in Southern Africa as they're trying to rescue the French Ambassador -- there's a coup going on. John gets angry when some of his soldiers unload their machine guns into the Ambassador and his family, blowing the mission and getting his best friend Radio Jones killed. John goes back to the U.S.A. and goes to the home of Radio's wife Shondra, tells her the news, and then promises her that he'll take care of her and her son Eddie. But shortly after he makes that vow, Shondra and Eddie get kidnapped. They were kidnapped by a CIA faction led by CIA dirty deeds man John Dresham and his boss, CIA Black Ops producer Anthony Chapel, who want to force John into doing a mission for them. Kamal Dasan, the son of prominent gun runner Ahmet Dasan, has been arrested and thrown into the Randveld Prison outside of Cape Town, South Africa, and Chapel ... Written by Todd Baldridge

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Principal photography was on location in Cape Town, South Africa. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, flowers can be seen on top of the flag draped casket. Nothing should ever be placed on top of the U.S. Flag. Reference "Etiquette of the Stars and Stripes, Public Law 94-344. See more »

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Jack Dresham: John Seeger. The most decorated soldier in the First Gulf War.
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Crash and Gunfight
Written by Ernest Wakefield
Published by Engine Co 35 Music/Source in Sync Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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A Routine Fare!
5 August 2015 | by (India) – See all my reviews

'Mercenary for Justice' is a routine fare, that works only in parts. Its a regular Steven Seagal film, with good action & a strictly passable story.

'Mercenary for Justice' Synopsis: A mercenary gets involved in a mission that threatens the lives of his kin. In order to succeed, he must break into one of the most well guarded prisons in Eastern Europe and free the son of the most notorious drug lord in the world today.

Not much really stands out in here, besides Seagal of course. I've been a fan of his & he does deliver some kick-ass action here too. Although appearing morbidly overweight, the action star still has the chops. As for the Screenplay, it has some interesting moments & some sequences, particularly the penultimate portions, are engaging. Don E. Fauntleroy's Direction is alright.

On the whole, 'Mercenary for Justice' is, at best, a one-time watch.


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