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Kill Switch (2008)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  7 October 2008 (USA)
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A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.

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A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.

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His rules. His way. No exceptions.


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Rated R for strong brutal violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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The film later received theatrical distribution exclusively in the United Arab Emirates in 2009. See more »

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During the questioning of Leon, Jacob knocks a lot of his teeth out. In the shootout scene that's following immediately Leon clearly still has all his teeth. See more »

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Written by S Two, Waldo Brown, The Battery and D Squared
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Another let down for Seagal
11 October 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have to give Steven Seagal the credit he deserves, he is an excellent Aikido master, and I am always keen to watch his films, not least because I also train in Aikido, His early films were a breath of fresh air, however of late the films he has made have had bad story line and limited action. Kill Switch is no exception.. Seagal need to go back to his roots, and portray characters that are closer to his own personality.

Kill Switch was a let down, poor editing and the use( or rather over use) of a fight double, inter cut with library footage of Seagal giving a mean face..... for hardened martial artist I would give this a miss. Unfortunately Seagals action films are being surpassed, by the truly excellent Bourne Identity trilogy, The superb Forbidden kingdom and recently Liam Neesom in the also excellent Taken.

Mr Seagal, go back to what you do best.. Aikido action film with a good story line ( please don't continue with the eastern European locations doubling as US/UK locations.

I hope the next film has more substance and Seagl at his fighting best ( think Under Siege/Nico etc.)


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