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Today You Die (2005)

A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him.

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A former thief who is trying to go straight seeks vengeance on those who framed him.

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Whoever set him up is definitely going down. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Contains footage taken from three other movies: "The Order" (for the rappelling scene), "Top of the World" (for the truck chase), and "Undisputed" (for the prison riot scene). See more »

Goofs

(at around 28 mins) When the film shows the prison to which Steven is to be taken, the prison seems to be devoid of trees. But in a subsequent shot, a guard is seen patrolling with a tree with green leaves in the background. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jada: Should I be worried?
Old Tarot Reader: Death sometimes symbolizes change.
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Connections

Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: On Deadly Ground (2009) See more »

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Talk Hard
Written by Tom Erba
Performed by Tom Erba
Courtesy of Source In Sync
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Poor, but Seagal has done worse
8 July 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I may sound biased, but I don't like Steven Seagal(except for Under Siege and a couple of others) and most of the direct-to-video releases he's done. Today You Die is a pretty poor movie, however with stuff like Submerged and particularly Out for a Kill, Seagal has done worse. The photography and editing aren't as slipshod or as dull as they can be, Nick Mancuso is good and the final explosion is spectacular. Even Seagal is better than usual, however that doesn't necessarily mean he was good, in fact it was still a lazy performance but at least the lines were intelligible. The action didn't do much for me, because of the sluggish pace in general of the film, it felt unexciting, while the plot is derivative with too many plot holes to push a delivery truck through, Treech is very irritating, the script is really quite dumb in places and the soundtrack was not to my taste, too loud and overdone. All in all, a poor film but not among Seagal's worst. 3/10 Bethany Cox


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