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Director:
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Chad Law (written by)
Evan Law (written by)
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Release Date:
10 July 2008 (Russia) See more »
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Tagline:
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. See more »
Plot:
After he awakens in a hospital, a man tracks down and murders the man that left him and a bank teller for dead during a robbery, only to end up having the slain thief's associates come after him in retaliation. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Pleasantly surprised. See more (33 total) »

Cast

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Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Liam Case

Ray Liotta ... Detective Terry Subcott

Norman Reedus ... Swain

Kim Coates ... Skinner McGraw

Tommy Flanagan ... Derek (as Thomas Flannigan)

Jean Smart ... Melanie McQueen

Christa Campbell ... Kayla McQueen
Steven Kozlowski ... Lynch McGraw

Gary Cairns ... Gill

Sammi Hanratty ... Marley Singer (as Samantha Hanratty)

Ben Cross ... Cosmo Jackson

Todd Jensen ... Detective Wallace MacTee

Paul Sampson ... Gordy McGraw
Lisa Dunne ... Marley's Mom
Elitsa Razheva ... Dawn Case (as Elitza Rajeva)
Atanas Srebrev ... Bartender (as Nasko Srebrev)
Tom Nelson ... Security Guard
Sergio Buenrostro ... Rookie Cop
Mimi Rigassio ... Receptionist
Nathan Bautista ... Door Dude
Sunnie Merrill ... Bakery Woman
Mike Straub ... Scrubs (as Michael Straub)
George Asenov ... Paramedic #1
Amy Davis ... Staci - the Waitress
Carol Smrz ... Family In Bank #1
Jenna Smrz ... Family In Bank #2
Colton Lucas Smrz ... Family In Bank #3 (as Colton Smrz)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Shero Rauf ... Razor Room Dancer (uncredited)
Nicholas Rich ... Police Officer with K-9 (uncredited)

Directed by
Brian Smrz 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chad Law  written by
Evan Law  written by

Produced by
Boaz Davidson .... executive producer
Danny Dimbort .... executive producer
Avi Lerner .... executive producer
Danny Lerner .... producer
Johnny Martin .... producer
David E. Ornston .... producer (as David Ornston)
Richard Salvatore .... producer
Trevor Short .... executive producer
John Thompson .... executive producer
Les Weldon .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kenneth Burgomaster 
 
Cinematography by
Larry Blanford (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Tim Anderson 
 
Casting by
Pam Bouvier  (as Pam Gilles)
Valerie McCaffrey 
 
Production Design by
Carlos Silva Da Silva 
 
Art Direction by
Sonya Savova 
 
Set Decoration by
Norma Jean Sanders  (as Norma Sanders)
 
Costume Design by
Djanina Baykoucheva 
 
Makeup Department
Sofi Hvarleva .... makeup artist (as Sofi Hvurleva)
Ivon Ivanova .... makeup artist
Judy Lovell .... makeup artist: Mr. Liotta
Tatyana 'Tita' Sleptsova .... makeup artist: Mr. Gooding (as Tatyana Sleptcova)
Dimitrina Stoyanova .... hair stylist (as Dimitrinka Stoyanova)
Rositsa Tsanovska .... hair stylist (as Rositza Tzankovska)
 
Production Management
George Gale .... post-production supervisor
Veselin Karadjov .... unit production manager (as Vesselin Karadjov)
Joseph Lobato .... post-production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sylvia Asenova .... second second assistant director (as Silvia Asenova)
Mathew Dunne .... first assistant director (as Mathew Dunne)
Petya Evtimova .... second assistant director
Galina Kyuchukova .... third assistant director
Johnny Martin .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Filip Andreev .... set decoration laborer
Petko Angelov .... set dresser
Diana Angelova .... graphic designer
Vladislav Balchov .... laborer
Borislav Belberov .... stand-by props
Victor Bikarski .... carpenter
Blagovest Blagoev .... laborer
Bogdan Bogdanov .... carpenter
Borislav Bogdanov .... set dresser
Valeri Bojilchev .... laborer
Ivan Borisov .... set decoration electrician
Ivan Borushev .... welder
Bilyana Buchmann .... assistant property master (as Biliana Buchmann)
Dirk Buchmann .... property master
Lidiya Burukova .... graphic designer
Georgi Chavramov .... set dressing buyer
Ina Deneva .... painter
Emanuil Deyanov .... set dresser (as Emanuil Deanov)
Dian Dimitrov .... carpenter
Ivan Dimitrov .... on-set dresser
Kamen Dimov .... painter (as Kamen Dinov)
Kiril Dimov .... carpenter (as Kiril Domov)
Kristian Dobrev .... on-set dresser
Maria Doicheva .... painter
Georgi Emilov .... plasterer
Bojidar Evtov .... carpenter (as Bojidar Eftov)
Bojidar Evtov .... construction foreman (as Bozhidar Eftov)
Andrey Filchev .... stand-by props (as Andrew Filchev)
Branka Gligorova .... assistant art department coordinator
Nikolai Goranov .... carpenter (as Nikolay Goranov)
Milen Grigorov .... laborer
Valentin Hadzhiev .... carpenter (as Valentin Hadjiev)
Anna Hadzhieva .... art department coordinator
Lubomir Harizanov .... set decoration laborer
Ana Hristova .... painter
Gergana Hristova .... set decoration painter
Iliya Iliev .... set decoration laborer
Petko Iliev .... construction buyer
Sashko Iliev .... construction buyer
Veselin Ilov .... laborer
Aleksander Ivanov .... painter
Martin Ivanov .... set decoration welder
Petko Ivanov .... set dressing buyer
Alexei Karagyaur .... graphic designer (as Alexey Karagyaur)
Alexei Karagyaur .... set decorator: Bulgaria
Mihail Kitanov .... welder
Georgi Kodzhabashiyski .... painter (as Georgi Kodjabashiiski)
Vasil Konakchiev .... plasterer (as Vasko Konakchiev)
Kiril Kovachev .... carpenter
Petar Lozanov .... set decoration carpenter
Petar Lozanov .... set decoration painter
Vencislav Lukanov .... set decoration upholsterer
Buddy MacKett .... construction manager (as Buddy Macket)
Petko Matev .... welder
Mihaela Mihailova .... construction store
Mihaela Mihailova .... set decoration store
Miko Mikov .... welder
Lubomir Milanov .... carpenter
Kolio Nachev .... head painter (as Kolyo Nachev)
Kolio Nachev .... plasterer
Ivanka Nenova .... set decoration painter (as Ivanka Memova)
Vasil Nikodimov .... plasterer
Veselin Nikolov .... carpenter
Svetoslav Panayotob .... laborer
Angel Pavlov .... laborer
Pavlin Pavlov .... carpenter
Vladimir Petkov .... carpenter
Svetlozar Petrov .... set dresser
Vlado Popov .... plasterer
Lyubo Samardjiev .... set dresser
Emil Shmidt .... set dressing buyer (as Emil Schmidt)
Eleonora Slavkova .... painter
Rosen Stefanov .... leadman
Stefan Stoikov .... carpenter (as Stefan Sv. Stoikov)
Svetoslav Stoilov .... carpenter
Kristian Stoyanov .... set dresser
Radko Stoyanov .... set decoration laborer
Stoyan Cv. Stoyanov .... plasterer
Strahil Strahilov .... carpenter
Stefan Tassev .... carpenter (as Stefan Tasev)
Rumen Todorov .... laborer
Stoyan Tsakov .... set dresser (as Stoyan Cakov)
Todor Tunov .... carpenter
Ivan Yankov Kirov .... set decoration upholsterer
Valery Yankov .... set decoration electrician (as Valery Yankov)
Ivailo Zahariev .... laborer
Zhivko Zhelyazkov .... storyboard artist (as Jivko Jeliazkov)
 
Sound Department
Joshua Adeniji .... foley editor
Randy Babajtis .... supervising sound editor
Robert Dehn .... assistant sound editor
Judah Getz .... foley mixer
Angela Hemingway .... adr editor
Angela Hemingway .... dialogue editor
Scott Hinkley .... sound re-recording mixer
Kiril Kaloyanov .... boom operator
Vladimir Kaloyanov .... sound mixer
Richard Kitting .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Craig Kyllonen .... adr recordist
Dana McCommon .... adr recording
Valery Metodiev .... boom operator
Zach Michaelis .... foley artist
David F. Van Slyke .... dialogue supervisor
Jonathan Wales .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Orlin Budinov .... special effects technician
Ivo Jivkov .... special effects supervisor
Georgi Karadjov .... special effects
Marten Ruskov .... special effects crew
Yana Stoyanova .... prosthetic makeup designer (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Ivaylo Andonov .... digital compositor
Simeon Asenov .... visual effects art director
Luba Atanasova .... video colorist
Svilen Aynadzhiev .... digital compositor
Angelina Borisowa .... visual effect assistant editor
Maria Boyuklieva .... digital compositor
Rachel Clement .... digital cleanup artist
Scott Coulter .... visual effects producer
Konstantin Dimitrov .... digital artist
Nina Dimitrova .... matchmove artist
Kiril Georgiev .... visual effects coordinator
Veselina Georgieva .... visual effects supervisor: on-set
Kiril Gizdov .... digital compositor
Danail Hadzhiyski .... digital artist
Angel Ivanov .... 3D lead artist
Milen Jiliazkov .... digital lead artist
Ivet Jordanova .... visual effects artist
Peter Keranov .... digital compositor
Dennis Little .... DI producer
Maria Maltcheva .... on-set visual effects assistant
Jordan Markov .... visual effects
Diana Moneva .... digital compositor
Nick Peshunoff .... visual effects coordinator
Diana Simeonova .... matchmove artist
Atanas Stankov .... visual effects
Stefan Tchakarov .... visual effects supervisor
Casey Yahnke .... digital compositor: Mechnology Visual Effects
Slavov Yanko .... matchmove artist
Vladimir Zdravkov .... visual effects systems administrator
Milen Zhelyazkov .... lead compositor
 
Stunts
Asen Asenov .... stunts
Jake Brake .... stunt rigger
Georgi Dimitrov .... stunts
Dimiter Doichinov .... stunts (as Dimitar Doichinov)
Dimiter Doichinov .... stunts: costumer (as Dimitar Doichinov)
Dian Hristov .... stunts (as Diyan Hristov)
Radoslav Ignatov .... stunts
Borislav Iliev .... stunts (as Dorislav Iliev)
Charles Jarman .... stunt double: Mr. Gooding
Danko Jordanov .... stunt double
Danko Jordanov .... stunt double: Mr. Kozlowski (as Danko Yordanov)
Danko Jordanov .... stunts (as Danko Yordanov)
George Karlukovski .... stunt double: Mr. Coates (as Georgi Karlukovski)
George Karlukovski .... stunts (as Georgi Karlukovski)
Kalin Kerin .... stunts
Georgi Manchev .... stunts
Johnny Martin .... stunts: policeman #1
Javor Mihailov .... stunt double: Mr. Liotta
Trayan Milenov-Troy .... stunts (as Trayan Milenov)
Radoslav Parvanov .... stunts
Velizar Peev .... stunts
Rumen Petrov .... stunts
Elitsa Razheva .... stunts (as Elitza Rujeva)
Krasimir Simeonov .... stunts
Krasimir Simeonov .... stunts: client
Scott Sproule .... stunt rigger
Georgi Stanislavov .... stunts
Vencislav Stojanov .... stunts (as Ventsislav Stoyanov)
Teodor Tsolov .... stunts (as Teodor Tzolov)
Kaloian Vodenicharov .... stunt driver
Magdalena Vurbanova .... stunt double: Ms. Hanratty
Magdalena Vurbanova .... stunts (as Magdalena Varbanova)
Yordan Zahariev .... stunt coordinator (as Yordan Zahariev-Zmeya)
Jake Brake .... utility stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hristo Aleksandrov .... focus puller: "b" camera
Ivan Aleksandrov .... rigging grip
Anna Andreeva .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (as Anna V. Andreeva)
Ivaylo Angelov .... rigger (as Ivo Angelov)
Mihail Apostolov .... key grip
Dimitar Bonev .... focus puller: "a" camera
Miroslav Borisov .... rigging grip cable cam
Jake Brake .... key rigger
Matteo Carlesimo .... Steadicam operator
Matteo Carlesimo .... camera operator: "b" camera
Tim Dean .... libra head technician
Georgi Dianelos .... focus puller: "c" camera
Spiro Dichev .... rigging grip
Desislav Dimitrov .... camera operator: remote head camera (as Desislav Georgiev)
Dimitar Dimitrov .... grip
Georgy Dimitrov .... set generator (as George Dimirtrov)
Hristo Elandjiev .... electrician
Vladislav Galabov .... rigger
Ivailo Genchev .... rigger (as Ivaylo Genchev)
Stoyan Georgiev .... grip (as Stoyan H. Georgiev)
Lyubomir Hristoskov .... dolly grip (as Liubomir Hristoskov)
Ivailo Ivanov .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (as Ivaylo Ivanov)
Ivelin Ivanov .... Genny base camp
Ivailo Kostov .... electrician
Nikolai Kostov .... rigging key grip (as Nikolay Kostov)
Tsvetan Kostov .... grip (as Cvetan Kostov)
Borislav Krastanov .... pre-rig gaffer
George Mihailov .... best boy electric (as Georgie Mihailov)
Nikolai Mihailov .... electrician (as Nikolay Mihailov)
Neven Mihailova .... camera operator: "c" camera
Anton Nakov .... focus puller: "c" camera
Emil Petkov .... rigging grip
Georgi Petkov .... grip
Radoslav Petkov .... video assistant
Plamen Soklev .... electrician
Scott Sproule .... key rigger
Georgi Stanishev .... camera operator: remote head camera
Venelin Stepanov .... grip
Emil Topuzov .... camera operator: "a" camera
Simon Varsano .... still photographer
Ivan Vatzov .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Konstantin Vladimirov .... electrician (as Kostadin Vladimirov)
Mihail Yanakiev .... second assistant camera: "c" camera
Yavor Zahariev .... gaffer
Borislav Zlatinov .... camera loader (as Borislav Slatanov)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Atanas Ivanov .... wardrobe assistant
Katya Ivanova .... costume supervisor
Vladimir Kovachev .... wardrobe assistant
Daniela Kutsarova .... laundry (as Daniela Kucarova)
Nikola Palankov .... assistant costume designer (as Nik Palankov)
Maria Stoyanova .... tailor
Jasmina Vasileva .... costumer: Mr. Gooding (as Jasmina Vaileva)
 
Editorial Department
Prince Bagdasarian .... film and high definition coordinator
Ryan Dorney .... first assistant editor
Julius Friede .... digital intermediate colorist
David Graubard .... digital intermediate senior systems engineer
Candice Levy .... post-production coordinator
Dennis Little .... digital intermediate producer
Jon Pehlke .... on-line editor
Sarah Priestnall .... production supervisor: digital intermediate
Todor G. Todorov .... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Selena Arizanovic .... music coordinator
Drew DeAscentis .... music editor
Ashley Waldron .... music supervisor (as Ashley Miller)
 
Transportation Department
Angel Angelov .... driver: truck
Stefan Angelov .... driver: art department truck
Nikolay Asenov .... driver: set dressing minivan
Ivaylo Avramov .... driver: Mr. Gooding
Sotir Baladjanov .... driver: pyrotechnics effects
Hristo Bonev .... driver: wardrobe truck
Boyan Borisov .... driver: grip pickup
Boyan Borisov .... driver: makeup trailer, Mr. Gooding
Boyan Borisov .... driver: pulling trailers
Milen Bozhichkov .... driver: Mr. Blanford (as Milen Bojichov)
Stefan Cheresharski .... driver: construction truck
Svetlin Chervenkov .... driver: cast minivan
Dimitur Dimitrov .... driver: grip truck (as Dimitar Dimitrov)
Georgi Dimitrov .... driver: light truck
Ivo Dimitrov .... driver: riggers minivan
Vladimir Dimitrov .... office runner
Stefan Dinev .... driver: grip truck
Antonio Dulendarov .... driver: prelight truck (as Antonio Delendarov)
Stefan Dundakov .... driver: wardrobe minivan
Lubomir Evtimov .... driver: art department
Ivo Georgiev .... driver: makeup cast
Traicho Georgiev .... driver: cable rig truck
Ventsislav Ignatov .... driver: light truck
Iliya Iliev .... driver: props truck
Sashko Iliev .... driver: construction
Martin Kolev .... driver: art department
Nikolai Kolev .... motorhome driver: Mr. Liotta (as Niki Kolev)
Bojidar Kostov .... driver: cast minivan
Lyubo Krastev .... driver: crew bus (as Lubo Krastev)
Stefan Lalev .... action vehicles
Stanislav Manolov .... driver: crew bus
Yavor Mantarkov .... assistant transportation coordinator
Rumen Marinov .... driver: Mr. Coates
Nedko Mavrikov .... driver: construction minivan
Kalin Nikolov .... transportation coordinator
Lyudomil Nikolov .... driver: camera truck (as Ludmil Nikolov)
Stoyan Nikolov .... motorhome driver: Mr. Gooding
Tsvetomil Peshev .... driver: props (as Cvetomil Peshov)
Plamen Petrov .... driver: special effects
Svetlyo Petrov .... driver: Mr. Smrz
Svetlin Popov .... driver: set dressing truck
Emil Serkedjiev .... driver: honeywagon
Vladimir St. Vasilev .... driver: Mr. Martin (as Vladimir Vasilev)
Vladimir St. Vasilev .... driver: cast minivan
Zahari Todorov .... driver: crew bus
 
Other crew
Amy Agzarian .... chief accountant
Anna Bankova .... payroll accountant
Vimala Berrington .... script supervisor
Wiebina Berrington .... script supervisor
Alexandre Coscas .... assistant: Mr Lerner
Yanko Denkov Takiev .... production assistant (as Yanko Takev)
Vladimir Dimitrov .... production assistant (as Vladimir Dimitrov)
Claude Forest .... insurance broker
Elka Gecheva .... production assistant
Hristian Georgiev .... photo double: Mr. Coates
Andrey Getov .... production assistant
Dimitar Ilkov .... photo double: Mr. Sampson
Stoyan Istratiev .... photo double: Mr. Kozlowski
Todd Korody .... systems engineer
Georgi Kovachev .... production assistant
Krastio I. Krastev .... production assistant
Lily Lacheva .... production accountant: Bulgaria
Alan J. Lam .... production controller (as Alan Lam)
Alan J. Lam .... production controller
Joan Mao .... assistant: Mr Davidson
Rosen Marinkov .... production assistant
Plamen Milanov .... set coordinator
Svetoslav Milenov .... photo double: Mr. Jensen (as Svetoslav Milanov)
Travis Mitchell .... post production accountant
Lyuben Nikolov .... craft service (as Ljubo Nikolov)
Rouslan Ovtcharoff .... production associate
Violeta Piperevska .... production coordinator
Lonnie Ramati .... production business affairs
Brieann Rich .... set medic
Lea Rozen .... office assistant
Hristo Shterev .... production assistant
Alexander Skerlev .... production assistant
Veselin Stankov .... accounting assistant
Ray Tamayo .... staff accountant
Tanya Thanadpojanamart .... director: distribution services
Vencislav Tzonchev .... photo double: Mr. Kozlowski
Arturo Lopez Uscanga .... scanning manager
Robert Van Norden .... production coordinator: Los Angeles
Roman Viaris-de-Lesegno .... vice president finance
Vladimir Vladimirov .... location manager
 
Thanks
Steven Kozlowski .... dedicatee
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence, language and brief sexual content
Runtime:
94 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Greg Grunberg was originally set play Detective Wallace MacTee but was forced to drop out last minute due to scheduling conflicts with his role on "Heroes" (2006/II).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: In the final shootout Swains M16 can clearly be seen to be a movie prop, solid carrying handle with no rear sight aperture.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Liam Case:[narration] I really wish we hadn't start here. It's too easy to get the wrong idea about me.
[photograph]
Liam Case:That's Dawn, my wife. A car accident ended our happiness, leaving me with an empty home, and an empty life.
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Soundtrack:
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22 out of 37 people found the following review useful.
Pleasantly surprised., 10 June 2008
Author: hattonej from United States

I was pleasantly surprised with the movie. Seemed to me to have a B movie feel starting out. It does seem like everyone is into the time shifting plots these days, but once I realized it everything else seemed to follow. I found myself trying to anticipate the next connection of pass and present. Cuba Gooding Jr. did a good job of portraying a man tortured with his pass and present. I do have to take exception to the bar scenes though. I'm not sure that Ray Liota needed to bulk up for the part but he did. Jean Smart had me kind of wondering what was going to happen in the apartment scene. Although there is predominately a U.S. cast, I think the feel of the movie was off because it was filmed in eastern Europe. Straight to DVD but worth the watch in my opinion.

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