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The Shepherd (2008)

A former New Orleans cop battles drug cartels and ex-Army Special Forces who are smuggling drugs from Mexico into U.S. through a Texas border town.

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Benjamin Meyers
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Capt. Ramona Garcia
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Billy Pawnell
Daniel Perrone ...
Felix Nestor
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Lexxi
Dan Davies ...
Emile
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Benito Ortiz
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Ivaylo Geraskov ...
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Jed
Bogdan Plakov ...
Turgell
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A former New Orleans cop battles drug cartels and ex-Army Special Forces who are smuggling drugs from Mexico into U.S. through a Texas border town.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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4 March 2008 (USA)  »

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The Shepherd: Border Patrol  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

On Robideaux's first day at the station, as all of the agent's are leaving their morning meeting, you can clearly see that one of the agents is wearing his belt too high. See more »

Quotes

Benjamin Meyers: Did they train you how to withstand torture? Because they trained me how to administer it.
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Referenced in Shrink (2009) See more »

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Strange Face of Love
Written by Tito Larriva
Performed by Tito & Turantula
Produced by Tito Larriva
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I enjoyed it
13 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed it. There you go, I said it again. I even bought this movie on DVD and enjoyed it a couple of more times. Call me old fashioned but I prefer movies like this to garbage like Die Hard 4 which hold up the box office and get critical acclaim just because you have some old guy saving America. Van Damme moves well for a guy of his age(47 I think), delivering kicks that reminds one of Kickboxer. If you like old school action and and explosions, this is the movie to watch. This is one of Van Damme's best works.

Van Damme and Steven Seagal movies get released theatrically where I live so I never miss a chance to watch our old school action stars on the big screen.


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