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Stowe is a dirty cop who is hooked on heroin, and everyone dislikes him. Because of an accident he is put into a coma, and comes out of it a better person. He wakes up wanting to put things right.

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Storyline

Anthony Stowe is a down-and-out detective addicted to heroine whose days always seem to go from bad to worse. Stowe is coming off of a drug deal, in which two officers were killed, and the primary villain, the drugs, the money and the surveillance tapes are still at large. He is also dealing with his wife, who has just informed him that she is pregnant - but the child is not his. After a gunfight in which Stowe comes very close to death, After being severely wounded and losing all will to live, His body gives up and falls into a coma. After an inner battle with himself, He gains again the spirit to live again. While on the road to recovery, Stowe finds himself in a very personal battle to make amends with his kidnapped wife and to take revenge on his assailant once and for all. Written by Crosby .Mehdi Moayedi

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Rated R for strong violence, language, sexuality/nudity and drug content | See all certifications »

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20 June 2007 (Kuwait)  »

Also Known As:

Til Death  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

A lot of the scenes were shot in Bulgaria. In particular, the school in the movie is the American College of Sofia. See more »

Goofs

At the end when Callahan is holding Stowe's wife hostage in front of the helicopter, Callahan fires at Stowe once. When the camera comes back to him holding Stowe's wife hostage, we can see and hear her shriek as another gunshot is seen going off but not heard (the puff of smoke is clearly visible). See more »

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Anthony Stowe: [holding a gun to Lorenz's head] If you're going to take a shot at a cop, make sure you kill him. And the fact that you were willing to take that shot means you have a lot to say.
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The ending credits are interrupted by a take showing what really happened at the heist at the beginning of the movie. See more »

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Remake of Loving You (1995) See more »

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Castro's Fiddle
Written by Mark Sayfritz
Performed by Mark Sayfritz
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Flawed but very Entertaining
15 April 2007 | by (Waterford, Ireland) – See all my reviews

If you rent or buy a Van Damme movie then you want to be entertained, right??? As long as you are entertained then you would be willing to let the quality of the acting or script slide a little, right??? Well, I have to say that this film did indeed entertain me and Mr. Van Damme even surprised me because he was rather good, even with a script that went a little overboard with movie cop-talk. For all of his critics,I say, give the man a break, he is making an effort and trying something different.

As an Irishman I was as surprised as anyone to see Stephen Rea in such a film as I hadn't looked at the full credits before watching it, but he was solid as usual.

I don't want to summarise the film for anyone because I watched the film without knowing anything about the story except that Van Damme played a dirty cop, and I found the story to be very entertaining ,even in spite of the poor dialogue at times. Please, do not go along and watch this film with preconceived notions of negativity towards Mr. Van Damme, just watch it with an open mind, and I think you may find yourself surprised.....


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