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Body Armour -- Disgraced bodyguard John Ridley is torn between vengeance and duty when he's forced to protect the cold-blooded assassin who murdered Ridley's client. But Ridley wants payback...and he's determined to get it sooner or later any way he can.


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Writers (WGA):
Ken Lamplugh (written by) &
John Weidner (written by)
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Release Date:
9 February 2007 (USA) See more »
A burned-out bodyguard is hired to protect the man he hates the most: an international assassin who destroyed his career and ruined his life... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Clichéd, predictable, but still pretty fun. See more (7 total) »


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Til Schweiger ... John Ridley

Chazz Palminteri ... Lee Maxwell

Lluís Homar ... Mark Graver

Gustavo Salmerón ... Rogelio Garcia (as Gustavo Salmeron)

Cristina Brondo ... Catherine Maxwell
Khan Bonfils ... Ozu
Louis Decosta Johnson ... Franklin Aames

Mark Ullod ... Lobo
Cristina Piaget ... Lareina

Sue Flack ... Governer Lonsdale

Nick Brimble ... Victor Tolkin
Jaume Montané ... Sebastian Kemp

Irene Montalà ... Anna
Toby Harper ... Hotel Manager
Paul Gibert ... Special Agent #1

Frank Feys ... Special Agent #2

Carlos Reig-Plaza ... Boyd
Terry McClean ... Cafe Manager (as Terry McLean)
Xavier Capdet ... Taxi Cab Driver (as Xavi Capdet)
Xavier Llopis ... Mayor
Lolo Perera ... Doorman
Emiliano Martinez ... Cafe Diner
Maria Valero ... Cafe Diner
Ana Belén Borreguero Gonzalez ... Go-go Dancer
Elaine ... Go-go Dancer
Tamara Hermose ... Go-go Dancer
Begoña Salguero Balsera ... Go-go Dancer

Sandra Gonzalez ... Go-go Dancer
Vanessa Ferrer ... Go-go Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brendan Price ... (uncredited)
Piero Verzello ... Advocate (uncredited)

Directed by
Gerry Lively 
Writing credits
Ken Lamplugh (written by) &
John Weidner (written by)

Produced by
Javier Arsuaga .... line producer
Álvaro Augustín .... executive producer
Thomas Becker .... associate producer
Alexandra Bouillon .... associate producer
Michael Braun .... executive producer
Steve Clark-Hall .... producer
Jonathan Deckter .... executive producer
Thomas Fischer .... executive producer
Gary Hamilton .... executive producer
Adam Kuhn .... co-producer
Carolina Lotsberg .... executive producer
Elisa Plaza .... executive producer
Miriam Porté .... producer
Steve Richards .... producer
Brad Southwick .... co-producer
Jörg Westerkamp .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jose Mora 
Cinematography by
Rafa Lluch 
Christof Wahl (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Clive Barrett 
Tony Solomons 
Casting by
Pep Armengol 
Gillian Hawser 
Luci Lenox 
Production Design by
Balter Gallart 
Art Direction by
Montse Sunyer 
Set Decoration by
Claudia Motta 
Costume Design by
Sian Jenkins 
Makeup Department
Alma Casal .... makeup department head
Samantha Crescente .... assistant makeup artist
Yolanda Martín .... makeup artist
Satur Merino .... key hair designer
Júlia Ramírez .... hair stylist
Production Management
Phil Brown .... post-production supervisor
Cristina Planell .... assistant production manager
Ander Sistiaga .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Javier Arriaga .... second assistant director
Rebeca Iannaccone .... third assistant director
Cucho Ramírez .... second assistant director
Carlos Rosal .... additional third assistant director
Neil Tuohy .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jordi Huguet .... storyboard artist
Albert Rodríguez Modolell .... concept artist (as Albert Rodriguez)
Sound Department
Christian Bass .... dialogue editor
Paul Carter .... sound effects editor
Michael Maroussas .... supervising sound editor
Adam Mendez .... sound re-recording mixer
Dimitrios Posukidis .... adr recordist
Rob Prynne .... foley editor
Richard Straker .... sound re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Stephen Bender .... visual effects supervisor
Gary J. Brown .... digital effects artist
Gregory Brossard .... stunts
Ignacio Carreño .... stunt coordinator
Carlos Espinar .... stunts
Santi Franco .... stunts
Antonio Higueruelo .... stunt coordinator (as Toni Higueruelo)
Emilio Meilán .... stunt driver
Santiago Meilán .... stunt driver
Cedric Sester .... stunt double
César Solar .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Adrià Egea .... first assistant camera
Álex González .... video operator (as Alex González)
Marc Gómez del Moral .... camera operator
Sven Hass .... consultant: camera department
Marti Maluquer .... gaffer
Rafael Miralles Sagrera .... first assistant additional camera: second unit
Joan Morató .... steadicam operator
James T. Ryan .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Casting Department
Pep Armengol .... additional casting director
Louis Elman .... adr voice casting
Gillian Hawser .... casting: UK
Anabel Pereda .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Paula Chiappetta .... additional wardrobe
Paula Panelo .... set costumer
Amaia Tobes .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Moira Brophy .... post-production coordinator
Crispin Struthers .... first assistant editor
Jay Warren .... digital intermediate project manager
Music Department
Guy Farley .... music producer
Phil Hope .... executive music supervisor
Tommy Lockett .... music editor
Charles Olins .... additional music scoring
Mark Ryder .... additional music scoring
Simon White .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Esther Mestres .... runner driver
Other crew
Pol Aregall .... production assistant
Diana Battista .... assistant to production
Josef Brandmaier .... bank services
Nadine Deckensattl .... assistant business affairs
Thorsten Felscher .... worldwide sales
Ana Fernández de Castro .... financial manager
Ingrid Fernández de Castro .... production assistant
Sven Hass .... set translator
Jan Latussek .... production coordinator
Peter Madamba .... script researcher
Paul McCloskey .... assistant: Steve Richards
Anna Vilà .... script supervisor
Charlotte Young .... assistant legal affairs

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Rated R for language and some violence
Argentina:90 min | Germany:90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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[first lines]
DJ:It's shaping up to be a beautiful day here in the city of angels, where Republican presidential candidate, Patricia Lonsdale makes a quick, and somewhat less serious campaign stop to dedicate the opening of a new recreation center for disadvantaged youth in the Venice area. This marks the governor's first trip to California since winning...
British DJ:Due to an increased threat-level, the governor's visit will be marked by heighten security. Lonsdale's controversial plan to clamp down on poor security on the importation of illegal goods has sparked heated debate, even among her own supporters. Detractors have called her stance reckless and warn of potentially dire consequences...
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1 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Clichéd, predictable, but still pretty fun., 5 November 2010
Author: scorpion-52 from United States

I have yet to read a single positive review for this film anywhere, most people say it's clichéd, predictable, and stupid with a done-to-death plot, and it kinda is, but that dosen't mean it's not a hell of a lot of fun. Palinteri does a pretty good job, though he's played this type of role so many times he could do it in his sleep, and Schweiger's not much of an actor, so it's fortunate that he dosen't try and stretch himself too much here, the rest of the cast is pretty average. When it comes to action however, this film really delivers, Gerry Lively certainly lives it up to his last name, as the actions scenes are indeed lively and entertaining and they easily make up for the weak story and mostly average performances, all in all i'd say it's a 6 out of 10.

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