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Urban Justice (2007)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  13 November 2007 (USA)
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Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.

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Cast

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Armand Tucker
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Alice Park
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Max Ballister
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Linda
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Det. Frank Shaw
Mary Evans ...
Irene
Al Staggs ...
Priest
Jade Yorker ...
Gary Morrison
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Rasheed
Brian Neal Lucero ...
Benny (as Brian Lucero)
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El Chivo
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Winston (as Diego Lopez)
Grady McCardell ...
Dwight Morris
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Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.

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When revenge is personal, justice can be brutal.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 November 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time in the Hood  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Director Don E. Fauntleroy agreed to direct the film under the terms that Steven Seagal would stay on set until he was told he could leave. See more »

Goofs

During the long car chase, you can see that the car chasing Simon is a mid to late 1980's Lincoln Town Car. When the car crashes and flips, it is a redesigned early 1990's model Lincoln Town Car. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Linda: Can't you call in sick or say you have doctor's appointment?
Max Ballister: No.
Linda: [lays on top of Max in bed, moaning and kissing him] You know I can make it worth while.
Max Ballister: [scene skips ahead to Max walking outside with Linda riding piggy-back] You're Gonna make me late.
[puts her down]
Linda: I don't want you to leave!
Max Ballister: Got to.
Linda: No.
Max Ballister: Got to.
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Written by Jon Lee, Redd Stylez (as Sean Fenton), and Jean Michel
Performed by Jeano (uncredited)
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just because it makes sense doesn't mean its good!!
18 February 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I can understand why Stevo fans have given this a good rating because it is an easily digestible film unlike his normal messily edited attempt at action classics like Shadow Man and Submerged... I have seen all the stevo's and this is definitely just under average (subjective to Stevo films). He is trying, but there is a total lack of imagination in this film. The fight scenes are pretty unimaginative with Stevo doing a lot of donkey kicks that aren't really used in Aikido, He's to fat to do all these kicks!!! And there is a really boring car chase and an even more boring shootout at the end where he just stands still while bad guy's walk through the same door one at a time getting shot! What happened to his unique style that got everyone hooked like in Marked for Death and Out For Justice. The music is awful and detracts from what is happening in the story which is hard because there isn't much of a story at all! No no no!

Even though Stevo films aren't amazing at least they usually have imagination!! I thought Submerged was better than this film its got a lot of potential in the story and some great supporting actors and action although ruined by lousy editing... Urban Justice stands out as a Stevo film because it is well edited even thought the Story and the Screenplay are really dull, it is just a breath of fresh air for Stevo fans because his films are so formulaic and this film is slightly different to his usual offering.


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