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You can't out-run yourself. See more »
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A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Paul Walker ... Tim Kearney

Laurence Fishburne ... Tad Gruzsa

Olivia Wilde ... Elizabeth

Jason Flemyng ... Brian

Keith Carradine ... Johnson

Joaquim de Almeida ... Don Huertero

J.R. Villarreal ... Kit

Jason Lewis ... Bobby Z

Jacob Vargas ... Jorge Escobar

Michael Bowen ... Duke

M.C. Gainey ... Boom Boom

Josh Stewart ... Monk

Margo Martindale ... Macy

Raymond J. Barry ... Stanley (as Raymond Barry)

Julio Oscar Mechoso ... Mexican Detective
Pat Miletich ... Rojas (as Patrick Miletich)

Chuck Liddell ... Maddog

Oleg Taktarov ... Oleg
Robert Fraade ... Moreno
Karla Marquez Ulbrich ... Mexican Maid

Paul Diaz ... Felipe
Zoska Aleece ... Sexy Woman (as Zoshka Aleece)

David Ramsey ... Wayne
Stefanos Miltsakakis ... Nico
Yves De Bono ... Englishman
Jim Talbert ... Valet Parker

Jarrod Bunch ... Security Guard

Joshua Leonard ... Partygoer #1

Claudine Oriol ... Partygoer #2

Rebekah Chaney ... Ashley (as Rebecca Chaney)
Robbie Lawler ... Diego (as Rob Lawler)
Rory Markham ... Half-blood

Troy Brenna ... Guard
Tim Sylvia ... Aryan #1
Ben Rothwell ... Aryan #2
Jimothy Hoang ... Asian Boy (as Jimmy Hoang)

Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Huertero Thug (as Tommy Rosales)

Dugg Kirkpatrick ... Man With Mohawk
Roland Fullajtar ... Prison Inmate
Inna Khusid ... Tattoo Girl
Mónica Ribeiro ... Prostitute #1 (as Monica Ribeiro)
Tyana Alvarado ... Prostitute #2
Genevieve Gergis ... Prostitute #3
Carnetta Jones ... Prostitute #4
Judith Mendez ... Prostitute #5

Bobby Giordano ... Biker #1

Manuel Garcia ... Don Huertero's Crew (as Manuel García)
Julio Castillo ... Don Huertero's Crew
Carlos Omar Esquivel ... Don Huertero's Crew (as Carlos Omar)
Victor Lopez Castro ... Don Huertero's Crew (as Victor López Castro)
Jose Albino Iniguez ... Don Huertero's Crew
Tornado Ruiz ... Don Huertero's Crew
Tury Gonzalez ... Don Huertero's Crew
Guillermo Osorio ... Mexican Mafia
Benny Nunez ... Mexican Mafia
Martin Hernandez ... Mexican Mafia

WBBrown II ... Prison Guard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Shirly Brener ... Summer the Surfer Girl

Candace Elaine ... Monk's bikini babe #2

Richard Bairos ... Drug dealer (uncredited)

Gina-Raye Carter ... Party girl (uncredited)

Adamo P. Cultraro ... Monk's Boat Captain (uncredited)

Christopher Dempsey ... LAPD Officer (uncredited)

Bruce Dern ... Hippy Narrator (uncredited)

Rob Fleming ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Carrie Fleshman ... Server at party (uncredited)

Dax Garner ... Aryan Brotherhood inmate (uncredited)
Fernando Jay Huerto ... Captive (uncredited)

Sofia Karstens ... Party Girl #2 (uncredited)
Angel Lacy ... Captive (uncredited)

Elaine Loh ... Hot Tub Girl (uncredited)
Billy D. Lucas ... Driver (uncredited)
Matt McClure ... Gay guy 1 (uncredited)
Jennifer Samples ... Frisbee throwing girl #2 (uncredited)
Josh Schlieff ... Fireman (uncredited)

Robert Vazquez ... Gangster (voice) (uncredited)
A.J. Walsh ... Paul Walker as a Kid (uncredited)

Tracey Walter ... One-Way (uncredited)
Megan Elizabeth Wescott ... Party girl / Ex gf (uncredited)
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Directed by
John Herzfeld 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Bob Krakower (screenplay) &
Larry Schapiro (screenplay) (as Allen Lawrence)

Don Winslow (novel)

Produced by
Brandon Birtell .... co-producer
Kenneth Burke .... line producer
Boaz Davidson .... executive producer
Danny Dimbort .... executive producer
Stan Erdreich .... co-producer
Mark Handel .... executive producer
Manfred D. Heid .... executive producer
Brandon Hill .... associate producer
Gerd Koechlin .... executive producer
Josef Lautenschlager .... executive producer
Avi Lerner .... executive producer
Danny Lerner .... executive producer
Matt Luber .... producer
Heidi Jo Markel .... producer
Keith Samples .... producer
Larry Schapiro .... co-producer
Peter Schlessel .... producer
Trevor Short .... executive producer
Andreas Thiesmeyer .... executive producer
Omar Veytia .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Tim Jones 
 
Cinematography by
John Bailey (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Bruce Cannon 
Alain Jakubowicz 
 
Casting by
John Papsidera 
 
Production Design by
Gae S. Buckley  (as Gae Buckley)
 
Costume Design by
Jill M. Ohanneson  (as Jill Ohanneson)
 
Makeup Department
Gloria Conrad .... key hair stylist
Raul Covarrubias .... hair stylist: Mexico
Sara De Pue .... key makeup artist (as Sarah Depue)
Elvia Felix Herrera .... makeup artist (as Elvia Felix)
Dugg Kirkpatrick .... department head of hair stylist
Eleanor Sabaduquia .... makeup artist: Los Angeles pickups
Calvin Scott .... makeup artist
Randy Westgate .... department head of makeup
 
Production Management
Kenneth Burke .... unit production manager
George Gale .... post-production supervisor
Andrew Troy .... post-production manager
Omar Veytia .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Adler .... first assistant director
Adam Jordan .... second second assistant director
David Mendoza .... second assistant director: re-shoot
Jayson Merrill .... first assistant director: second unit
Jeffrey Schwartz .... second second assistant director: Los Angeles
Ken Twohy .... assistant director
Matthew T. Weiner .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Angel Daniel Adeli Chaidez .... carpenter
Jesus Aispouro Rios .... laborer
Sealtiel Avedano Hernandez .... carpenter
Enrique Carvajal Castillo .... carpenter
Patrick Cassidy .... leadman
Francisco Cervantes .... swing
Jesus Chaidez Marquez .... carpenter
Jose Refugio Chaidez Marquez .... construction foreman
Nigel Clinker .... property master
Eric Conger .... swing
Rafael Delgado Santiago .... swing
Elizabeth Flaherty .... interim art director
Guillermo Abraham Gutierrez Barba .... junior carpenter
Juan Manuel Gutierrez Barba .... junior carpenter
Aaron García Guzmán .... art department coordinator (as Aaron Guzman)
Yasmin Lopez Arestegui .... assistant set decorator
Ramon A. Lopez Ramirez .... laborer
Pablo Maanon .... on-set dresser
Brenda Maria Marquez .... laborer
Ernesto S. Martinez .... construction buyer
Maynard Mendoza .... swing
Jose Gonzalo Morales Martuez .... laborer
Angel Orona Moreno .... swing (as Angel Orona)
Pachilu Moreno .... assistant set decorator
Roberto Moreno .... graphic designer
David J. Negron .... storyboard artist (as David Negron)
Armando Oliva .... on-set props
Renato Orona Estrada .... carpenter
Tony Perez .... lead man
Jesus Javier Quiroz .... swing (as Javier Quiroz)
Enrique Renteria .... swing
Raynaldo Santiago Santiago .... painter foreman
Harlan Thome .... swing
To'Osavili T. Ulutu .... swing
Simon Vazquez Sanchez .... carpentry foreman
Benito Vazquez Vazquez .... carpenter
Carmelina Vuelvas .... set designer
Hector Vázquez Sánchez .... construction coordinator (as Tito Vazquez)
Chris Weeden .... assistant property master (as Chris W. Weeden)
 
Sound Department
Joshua Adeniji .... assistant sound editor
Randy Babajtis .... sound designer
Jeremy Balko .... adr mixer
Carlie Bergman .... adr recordist
Mary Jo Devenney .... sound mixer
Brent Findley .... assistant sound editor
Jason Gaya .... assistant sound editor
Jerry Gilbert .... sound re-recording mixer
David Hughes .... assistant sound editor
Cody King .... foley editor
Richard Kitting .... sound recordist
Coleman Metts .... production sound mixer: additional photography
Andrew Morgado .... adr foley mixer
Hector Munoz .... utility sound
Douglas Murray .... adr mixer
Klint Macro .... walla recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Jose A. Cordero .... special effects technician
Yves De Bono .... special effects coordinator
Scott Dwyer .... special effects technician
Roland Fullajtar .... special effects technician
Ken Gorrell .... on-set coordinator
Matt Kutcher .... special effects supervisor
Andrew J. Loprino .... special effects technician
Jennifer M. Sheppard .... special effects technician
Russell Tyrrell .... special effects foreman
 
Visual Effects by
Angelina Borisowa .... visual effects assistant editor
Scott Coulter .... visual effects producer
David Geoghegan .... digital optical compositor
Jordan Markov .... visual effects editor
Krasimir Paskalev .... visual effects coordinator
Desislava Pavlova .... visual effects coordinator
Stefan Tchakarov .... visual effects production supervisor
Alexander Valev .... visual effects supervisor
Vladimir Zdravkov .... visual effects systems administrator
Antonio Torres .... digital artist: Digital Intermediate, Pacific Title (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Matt Baker .... stunts
Clay Cullen .... stunts
Jayson Dumenigo .... stunt double: J.R. Villarreal
Jeremy Fitzgerald .... stunts
Roland Fullajtar .... stunts
Mike Gunther .... fight coordinator
Mike Gunther .... stunt coordinator: second unit
Oakley Lehman .... stunt coordinator
Rick Miller .... stunts
Rex Reddick .... stunts
Richard C. Taylor .... stunts
Banzai Vitale .... stunt double: J.R. Villarreal
Henry Fleming Wood .... stunt performer
Scott Workman .... stunt driver
Billy D. Lucas .... stunt driver (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kevin Aragon .... electrician
Carlos Aranda .... electrician
Ken W. Ballantine .... best boy electric (as Kenny Ballantine)
James 'Slim Jim' Ballard .... grip (as James 'Slim Jim' Ballard)
William Ballard .... grip (as 'Cool Breeze' Ballard)
Richard Brush .... grip
Luis Calva .... grip
Cheli Clayton .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Francisco De La Cueva .... video assistant (as Francisco 'Billy' De La Cueva)
Jose Deleon .... aerial camera technician: aerial unit
Michael DePue .... generator operator
Manuel Galaviz Delgado .... electrician (as Manuel Galaviz)
Fermín Hernández .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, Mexico (as Fermin Hernandez)
José Dolores Herrera .... electrician (as Jose Dolores Herrera)
Annika Iltis .... camera loader
Oscar Inzunza .... electrician
Rex Kenney .... grip
Mike Kirilenko .... key grip
Peter Kuttner .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Edgar Luzanilla .... loader: Mexico
Heriberto Luzanilla .... electrician
Gregory Marquette .... aerial director of photography: Mexico
Gregory Marquette .... director of photography: second unit
Carlos Mendoza .... condor operator
Ralph Mendoza .... aerial director of photography: aerial unit
Luis Moreno .... best boy electric: Mexico (as Louis Moreno)
Matthew Moriarty .... camera operator: "a" camera
Richard Moriarty .... first assistant camera: second unit
Mike Moyer .... gaffer (as Michael Moyer)
John O'Neil .... rigging gaffer
Mike Ohorodnyk .... best boy grip
Carlos Salvador Orozco .... electrician
Manuel Salvador Orozco .... grip
Chris Pavlu .... electrician
Bill Pierson .... dolly grip
Antonio Resendiz .... dolly grip: Mexico
Daniel Rico .... electrician
Rick Rios .... electrician (as Ricky Rios)
Jorge Román .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, Mexico (as Jorge Roman)
Joe Scanlin .... electrician
Paul Sheridan .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Tim Stronk .... grip: second unit
Michael Stumpf .... Steadicam operator: re-shoots
Andrew Sych .... aerial camera technician: aerial unit
Matthew Thomas .... grip (as Matthew C. Thomas)
Tommy Tieche .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (as Tom Tieche)
Michael Tsimperopoulos .... Steadicam operator
Michael Tsimperopoulos .... camera operator: "b" camera
Simon Wakelin .... still photographer
Caleb Walker .... loader: Mexico
Eric Wheeler .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (as Eric Shawn Wheeler)
 
Casting Department
Jennifer Cram .... casting assistant
Efrain Lomeli .... extras casting coordinator: Mexico (as Efrain Lomeli-Verdin)
Tina Real .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Erin Benach .... assistant wardrobe
Belen Gimenez .... on set wardrobe
Linda Naitze Ruiz .... on set key wardrobe
Alfredo Michel Pena .... wardrobe supervisor
Tracey Rogers .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Paul Abelkis .... assistant editor
Ryan Daddi .... post-production assistant
Maxine Gervais .... digital intermediate colorist
Michael Grawert .... assistant colorist
Ray Karwel .... assistant editor
Candice Levy .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Michael Brake .... music editor
Nick Delaplane .... assistant to composer
Maarten Hofmeijer .... music editor
Chad Itskowitz .... music consultant
Ashley Waldron .... music supervisor (as Ashley Miller)
 
Transportation Department
Hugo Avendano .... driver
Luis Enrique Avila .... driver
Stephanie Beauchef .... transportation office coordinator
Mauricio Beltran .... driver
Carlos Carillo .... driver
Jose Castro .... driver
Darin Chisholm .... driver (as Daren Chissolm)
Bob Cope .... driver (as Robert Cope)
William Cope .... driver (as Bill Cope)
Francisco Delgado .... driver
Jim DePue .... transportation captain (as James DePue)
Michael DePue .... driver
Humberto Eduardo .... driver
Fernando Elizalde .... driver
Tim Fagan .... driver: Mr. Walker
Troy Flynn .... driver
Francisco Garcia .... driver
Jesús Gutiérrez .... driver
Cesar Alberto Guzman .... driver
Enrique Guzman .... driver
Matt Hauser .... driver
Jeff Honicky .... driver
Joel Aselmo Jimenz Vega .... driver
Jerry Knight .... driver
Jason Messersmith .... driver: Mr. Fishburne
Oscar Orta .... driver
Francisco Paniagua .... driver
Manuel Preciado .... driver
Bill M. Puluti .... transportation coordinator (as Bill Paluti)
Cornelio Ramirez .... driver
Jared Robbins .... driver (as Jarret Robbins)
Joseph R. Rose .... driver (as Joe Rose)
Julian Saavedra .... film runner
Alejandro Sanchez .... driver
Daniel Talavera Diaz .... driver
Jeff Trigoroff .... driver: Mr. Fishburne
Roberto Rene Varela .... driver (as Roberto Rene Varela Olalde)
Simon Victorio .... transportation captain: Mexico
Esteban Villanueva .... driver
Tom Cope .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ted Abenheim .... production coordinator
Stephanie Beauchef .... production assistant
Erik Bright .... unit publicist
Donald Bruce .... production controller
Manuel Campillo .... key assistant location manager
Maritza Carbajal .... set production assistant
Jason Carro .... key production assistant
Alexandre Coscas .... assistant: Mr. Lerner
Adamo P. Cultraro .... boat supplier
Roman Diaz .... production assistant
Carla DiBello .... assistant to producer
Wesley Donato .... production assistant
Román Díaz .... production assistant
Brendan Early .... assistant production coordinator
Carlos Escamilla .... production assistant
Damien Fitzpatrick .... helicopter ground coordinator
Sylvia Frantom .... first assistant accountant
Eric Green .... marketing and publicity
Alicia Johnson .... digital intermidiate
Shea Kammer .... production accountant
Alan J. Lam .... production accountant
Bo Liebman .... production assistant: second unit
Peter Madamba .... script researcher
Max Maksimovic .... production office supervisor
Pat Miletich .... fight consultant
Travis Mitchell .... post production accountant
Liliana M. Molina .... script supervisor
Kevin Moll .... studio teacher
Stephen Mykel .... production assistant
Joey Naber .... adr voice
Barbarella Pardo .... shipping coordinator
Jeff Passino .... production assistant
Jeremy Pierce-Sunia .... set production assistant
Paula Price .... adr loop group leader
Gabriel Pérez .... location manager
Lonnie Ramati .... production business affairs
Marie-Hélène Riverain .... production coordinator
Julian Rodolfo Salgado .... set production assistant
Jessie Hope Salka .... unit publicist
Ivor Shier .... helicopter pilot
Luke Slendebroek .... film technician
Mark Sonoda .... production executive
Ray Tamayo .... staff accountant
Yessenia Torres .... set production assistant
Adriana Valdez .... set production assistant
Laura Veytia .... production coordinator
Naomi Yospe .... production office supervisor
 
Thanks
Candace Elaine .... special thanks (as Candace Cultraro)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Bobby Z" - USA (DVD title)
"Let's Kill Bobby Z" - Belgium (English title) (DVD title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence, some drug use, language and brief nudity
Runtime:
USA:97 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Initially, the film was going to be released theatrically by Warner Bros., who have a first look deal with Millennium Films, but after the film tested poorly, WB decided to pass. Sony picked it up as a direct-to-video feature.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: At the ranch, one of the characters refers to a horse as the progeny of Red Rum. Red Rum did not sire any offspring as he was a gelding.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Jorge Escobar:[throwing down photo] This guy is perfect. His name is Tim Kearney, three-time loser from Palm Dale.
Tad Gruzsa:Definitely a resemblance. Family?
Jorge Escobar:Mom's dead, dad split.
Tad Gruzsa:Uncles, aunts, brothers, sister?
Jorge Escobar:Tim's an only child. On his own since he was 15.
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Soundtrack:
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The Ultimate Movie Review! - http://tss5078.blogspot.com - @tss5078, 26 May 2013
Author: Tss5078 from United States

Isn't it funny, how the movies you really don't expect much out of, turn out to be the most fun. Bobby Z wasn't something that was high on my list of things to see, but it was streaming and fit my mood, so I watched it and what a surprise, a well written, Action film, with a pretty good plot! Bobby Z is a legendary local crime boss in Southern California. He is a very elusive man that the Mexican drug lords go to extreme measures to find. Don Huertero (Joaquim de Almeida) has kidnapped an FBI agent and will only exchange him for Bobby Z, but there's a problem, Bobby Z is dead. The clever folks at the FBI decide to find someone who looks like Z and send him in, that man is Tim Kearney (Paul Walker), and his life depends on how well he can trick people into believing that he is Bobby Z, a man he's never met. Paul Walker is the star of this clever film and he does a tremendous job. I'm not fan of Walker's, whenever he does anything that isn't a gritty Action film, he stinks, fortunately this is a gritty Action film and he was engaging, delightful, and even funny as he tried to play someone he's not. As for the rest of the cast, it was certainly a unique mix of people, but being centered around one man and one goal, really made it work. It's unusual to find a deep plot in an Action film and that's why this film was so unique. Aside from some terrific stunts and fight scenes, there were twists and turns, crosses and double-crosses, even some humor. Bobby Z was really a lot of fun to watch, and it will keep you guessing while at the same time showing you some terrific action sequences, I was more than impressed by this film and by Paul Walker for that matter. It's easy to say, well he's been playing an undercover agent in The Fast & Furious for a decade now, but it certainly wasn't the same thing. The Death & Life of Bobby Z is a wild ride, that's a lot of fun, and it will keep you guessing, you can't ask for more than that.

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