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The Fifth Commandment (2008)

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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Angel
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Max 'Coolbreeze' Templeton
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Miles Templeton
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Matt
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Young Chance (as Boo-Boo Stewart)
Kob ...
Li
Tokolize Robbins ...
Tamara
Owen Williams ...
Young Miles
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American Businessman
Victoria 'Tori' Leach ...
American Businessman Girl #1
Gorge ...
Agent Laui
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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 »

Goofs

During the final showdown, Angel picks up the 1911 that Chance put down on the ground before he began to fight Z. In the first two shots of her aiming the gun at Z, the slide is locked back, indicating that the gun is out of bullets. However somehow in the third shot she is able to fire the gun without ever having visibly chambered a new round. 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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It's not going to make us forget IP Man
3 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The previews actually made this movie look much better than it actually is. I popped it in one evening expecting something like The Replacement Killers, Kill Zone or Flash Point. Boy was I sorely disappointed. Who do I see about getting the last two hours of my life back? I would have just assumed took a lit match to my 20.00 bill and felt it would've been better spent.

The plot is nothing we haven't seen before. Rogue assassin suddenly gets a conscience, protects the girl, former allies now after him. At least when Ninja Assassin adopted this recycled storyline, they made it interesting.

And is it just me, or did anyone else find the lead actress totally annoying? If I were Rick Yune's character at some point I'd have grown tired of her and been like 'Screw it go out there and get killed.'

After having watched fight scenes in movies like Ong-Bak, Kill Zone, Ip Man, and Rapid Fire, the fights in this movie are a total snooze-fest. It brings nothing new to fight choreography. Even somewhat dull fights you can make look pretty interesting with the right music score and the right camera work. Rick should stick to acting out other people's scripts, not writing his own.


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