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Urban Justice (2007)

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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
Liezl Carstens ...
Linda
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Det. Frank Shaw
Mary Evans ...
Irene
Al Staggs ...
Priest
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Gary Morrison
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Rasheed
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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.

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

At one point, Screen Gems was considering this film for a theatrical release. See more »

Goofs

When Simon is looking up the gangsters in the police database, their addresses have the ZIP (postal) code 56556. All California zip codes start with 9. The 56556 code is McIntosh, Minnesota, about 2000 miles (3000km) away. 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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Connections

References Scarface (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Tonight Is Murder
Written by Michael Baiardi and Daniel Salvador
Published by Soundfile Publishing (ASCAP)
Performed by Caliber (uncredited)
Courtesy of Soundfile Records
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Real fan review
16 September 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just saw this movie and wasn't expecting much as his films since exit wounds have been abysmal in my opinion, i haven't even watched flight of fury because by that point i gave up and just started watching the old seagal films when he used to do his own fighting an speech.well this film is a near return to form, its action packed very violent loads of seagal kicking ass, and i didn't spot one voice over, the acting wasn't bad either it is definitely his best film since exit wounds. Steven is still pretty out of shape but he pulls this movie off, there is loads of hand to hand combat,guns,knives and car action. Eddie Griffin does a good job as a gang boss and ads some decent humour to the movie. Don't get me wrong this is no masterpiece and some of the fighting is speeded up but i think real seagal fans will love this and will see it as a very big step in the right direction.


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