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 overview, first billed only:
Armand Tucker
Alice Park
Max Ballister
Liezl Carstens ...
Det. Frank Shaw
Mary Evans ...
Al Staggs ...
Gary Morrison
Benny (as Brian Lucero)
El Chivo
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.


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  »

Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


This marks the fifth time Don E. Fauntleroy has worked with Steven Seagal. See more »


When a special package is delivered to Simon, the delivery person goes into the store and Alice tells him Simon is in apartment "A." Later on, Armand and the East Side gang go to Simon's apartment to kill him. When one of the gang-members opens the door, you can clearly see the apartment is marked "#3" See more »


[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 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


Written and Performed by Billy Cook
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19 November 2007 | by (Cardiff) – See all my reviews

A friend recommended this movie. I'll send Seagal round his home to give him a good seeing to. If it was possible I'd give this film 0/10 When was this made in the 70's? Everything was dire about this movie. Seagal stiff as a board, did he eat all the pies? Acting was appalling all round, the black hair dye joined in with a bit of overacting. Was there a storyline? I didn't care about any of the flat characters. I know not to expect too much from a Seagal movie but no words can describe how excruciatingly awful this was. Being a sadist I stuck with it to the end only to see if it got any worse and I was right! What a waste of an evening.

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