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The Shepherd (2008)

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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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Capt. Ramona Garcia
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Billy Pawnell
Daniel Perrone ...
Felix Nestor
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Emile
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Arthur Pennigton
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Benito Ortiz
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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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One man shall lead them to justice... See more »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

The Shepherd: Border Patrol  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

During the briefing about 50,000 illegal immigrants crossing the border there's a citation on the wall titled: "Cheief" Commissioner's Commendation. See more »

Quotes

Billy Pawnell: The border. We can't go into Mexico.
Jack Robideaux: Fuck the border.
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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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its better than "second in command".. but not much else!!!!!
19 February 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

anybody that would come on here and check this page on "the shepherd: border patrol" is no doubt a van damme fan like me.....I have seen all of his movies (i own all of them) and love allot of them. I was so excited the other night when i got the link to "the shepherd" and was hoping for the best.... but unfortunately this one is weak...actually its budge! The action scenes are OK ... van damme does kick a chair at a guy in a restaurant and it looks wicked... but the gun fights are lame and so are the characters... it a very dark film... dark as in no budget for shooting at night kinda dark..lol I was hoping for a DTV movie like "wake of death".. which was frikin wicked for a direct to video..... But don't worry its still better than "second in command".. but how can it not be lol........ ( I have nutting against DTV movies ... (i love cheesy action movies) anyways they should have just called it border patrol.... because that is what the movie is about..(Why is it called "the Shepard?").. plus it sounds much better as a van damme movie title..(he has some hilarious titles) I really tried to find things about this movie that I liked but its below average unfortunately........... the town thats supposed to be some Texas town .. is jokes.. its a ghost town........ most likely in some country across the world.. and van damme might say a total of 50 WORDS in the entire movie........SERIOUSLY!!

And van damme's pet rabbit... and all of the flash back stuff is wack!! so is his partner........ the female boss was o.k what can i say about this movie...... its pretty bad.. it had no budget ( it looks cheap) ......... I thought it was gonna be a wicked movie man was i disappointed........................ I am as big a fan as anyone.


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