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Splinter (I) (2006)

 -  Thriller  -  22 July 2006 (USA)
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A gang member, suffering from severe memory loss, searches for his brother's murderer. He secretly enlists the aid of the investigating Detective, while other members of his gang are mysteriously and sadistically murdered.

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Dreamer
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Detective Gramm (as Resminé Atis)
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Dusty (as Noel G.)
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Detective Stiles (as Diamond Dallas Page)
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Vanessa
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Jesse (Veterano)
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Private Martinez
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Trigger
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Louie Garcia
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Lil Nights
Anthony Cuesta ...
Speedy
Kira Elliot ...
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On the mean streets of LA, two gangsters - - Dreamer (Almeida) and Dusty (Noel G.) - - unite over the mysterious murder of their brother. Dreamer, with the bullet that killed his brother still lodged in his skull, is desperately seeking revenge when he crosses paths with Detective Gramm (Atis), a confident rookie cop partnered with corrupt veteran Cunningham (Sizemore). Amidst a rising body count and the threat of an all-out gang war, the four characters lock themselves in a brutal end-game as they discover who among them is creating the brutal chaos. Written by Olmos, Michael D.

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Everyone Dies Dirty

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Rated R for strong violence, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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22 July 2006 (USA)  »

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L.A. Shield - Everyone Dies Dirty...  »

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Opening Weekend:

$10,497 (USA) (17 August 2007)

Gross:

$12,918 (USA) (7 November 2008)
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This film is produced by a variety of Los Angeles-based community artists, including a team of scholars from comic book production companies Chamber Six and Dark Horse. It is being best compared to the surprising, award-winning graphic-novelization-turned-movie A History of Violence (2005) for its bold sincerity in this industry. See more »

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Didn;t think much of it, till I watched it all.
16 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I rarely comment on here about films I have seen, although I do tend to give them a vote.

This one made me make a comment, its an unusual film, I won't go into specifics, but when you watch it you will see what I mean. Its not the usual Hollywood blockbuster, and that's what makes it great.

Watch it and it will no doubt make you question a few things in your own life. Any film that makes you do that, is certain to be a great film.

Its a great shame I didn't watch this earlier!

Just watch it.....


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