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The Fifth Commandment (2008)

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In Bangkok, an assassin who turns down a job that hits too close to home finds himself targeted by the elite members of his profession.

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In Bangkok, an assassin who turns down a job that hits too close to home finds himself targeted by the elite members of his profession.

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Rated R for strong violence and brief language | See all certifications »
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22 August 2008 (USA)  »

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Rick Yune originally wanted Vic Armstrong to direct, but it couldn't be done due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

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During the final showdown, Z tells Chance that he will kill them all if he fires his gun, since there are many combustible and flammable gases around them, seemingly with their valves open and expelling all of their contents into the air. Somehow, though, Angel manages to pick up Chance's gun and shoot Z several times without blowing anyone up at all. See more »


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Show And Tail
Music by Gary Gunn
Lyrics by XP
Courtesy of Era Sick Music
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Low rent Bangkok Dangerous riff
26 September 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A US-made movie shot in Thailand, THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT seems to be something of a vanity piece for writer/star Rick Yune. Perhaps he was hoping to break out of the B-movie mould and become a modern-day Bruce Lee or something, I'm not sure, but this cheapjack rip-off of BANGKOK DANGEROUS was never going to do that for him.

In fact, the wooden Yune is one of the most uninteresting things about the whole production. Yune seems to do much better when he's either in support or playing the bad guy, as he has zero charisma as the protagonist here. Still, the supporting cast are better, and there are a couple of nice turns from both Bokeem Woodbine and Keith David, although neither actor gets a whole lot of screen time.

THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT is a typical B-movie action flick filled with shoot-outs and fight scenes, and as is usual the storyline comes second to the battles. Yune is a trained assassin who gets caught up in protecting a Jennifer Lopez-lookalike singer from a husband and wife assassin team (shades of MR & MRS SMITH). Sadly, the action is pretty poor, with dodgy choreography making things difficult to see, and there are only a couple of good fight scenes in the whole thing. It's clear to me that British director Jesse V. Johnson should stick to being a stuntman.


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