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After he's shot during a heist in East L.A., an armored truck driver wrestles with rehabilitation and tracking down the man who committed the crime.

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Felix De La Pena
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Adell Baldwin
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Agent Steve Perelli
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Agent Forest Baxter
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Marco Ruiz
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Det. Victor Martinez
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Jimmy Grannis
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Curtis Fellows
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Dr. Phineas
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Rosey De La Pena
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Javy De La Pena
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After he's shot during a heist in East L.A., an armored-truck driver wrestles with rehabilitation and tracking down the man who committed the crime. But their lives are thrown into chaos after Felix miraculously survives a violent on-the-job hijacking led by Adell Baldwin, a merciless criminal driven by power and greed. Now facing a difficult recovery and struggling with a nasty new temper, Felix becomes obsessed with tracking down his attackers before they frame him for the crimes they committed. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The crime was only the beginning.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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11 April 2008 (USA)  »

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$800,000 (estimated)
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What a surprise
13 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

I got bored several months ago and I saw that this movie was in the instant section, so I watched it. I had never heard of the movie, but I did like the cast. Wow. What an incredible movie. This is a rather slow paced, low budget indie movie directed by Brad Furman (who recently directed the Lincoln Lawyer, another excellent movie). The film tells the story of Felix De le Pena, an armored truck driver who gets shot in the head by a criminal named Adell Baldwin during a robbery. The film revolves around Felix's recovery and the investigation of the robbery. Bobby Carnavale plays a cop investigating the crime, while Rosie Perez plays the wife of Felix. The film ends with an intense and exciting climatic scene. I loved this movie. I thought it was very well made and well executed.


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