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The Condemned (2007)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  27 April 2007 (USA)
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Jack Conrad is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor.

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The story of Jack Conrad, who is awaiting the death penalty in a corrupt Central American prison. He is "purchased" by a wealthy television producer and taken to a desolate island where he must fight to the death against nine other condemned killers from all corners of the world, with freedom going to the sole survivor. Written by Outlaw97

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

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$3,807,595 (USA) (27 April 2007)

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$3,718 (USA) (31 May 2013)
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Steve Austin and Vinnie Jones would often play jokes on each other during filming. Steve would put inflatable sex dolls in Vinnie's trailer and also put up 50 signed autograph pictures of himself all around his trailer. See more »

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When Paco finds Rosa after they were thrown off the helicopter Rosa calls Paco "Manu", the actor's name. See more »

Quotes

Jack Conrad: [to Petr] If you stay down, we don't have a problem.
Jack Conrad: [after Petr gets up] Oh, we have a big fucking problem!
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Battle Royale Redux
29 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A very popular Japanese film called Battle Royale concerns an entire class of bad tempered middle school students forced to fight to the last survivor on a deserted island for their transgressions. Considered too controversial for American audiences, it's never been released in the states. "The Condemned" is basically a remake of that film. Instead of unruly teenagers, death-row inmates from around the world forced to kill each other for the pleasure of an insane internet magnate's 30 hour snuff reality program.

Steve Austin joins 9 other on the island where they stalk and eliminate each other in some of the most violent ways imaginable.

This part of the story is fairly involving, but as the violence becomes more sadistic, it no longer seems entertaining. The sobering effect spreads to the movie characters as well, too late to help the combatants. Self righteously, the producers use this as a podium to speak down to the audience who bought tickets to watch the very entertainment they are presenting.

The movie is not helped by a stateside subplot involving Stone Cold's girlfriend who lives on a sprawling ranch and supports herself as a waitress.


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