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Urban Justice (2007)

Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.

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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

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

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13 November 2007 (USA)  »

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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

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 extremely long car chase scene, in one shot, towards the end of the scene, you are able to see Steven Seagal's stunt driver wearing sunglasses. 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 First Blood (1982) See more »

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Ready 4 War
Written by Michael Benjamin Griffin
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July Force with Steven Segal
4 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is more like the Steven Seagal that I used to enjoy in the early 90s in films like Hard to Kill, Out for Justice and Marked for Death. He actually is this movie and appears in almost every scene.

Apparently he has run through enough dead wives that no one would marry him, so he is after the person who killed his son. He is a determined killing machine.

As expected from a film that features urban gangs, every other word is f*cker or motherf*cker. I actually think they have beaten Scarface with this film.

The only real criticism I had was the lighting. Almost the entire film took place at night and it was hard to watch. I guess that is to be expected in an urban environment.

My man, Danny Trejo, gets his 15 seconds of fame in the movie.


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