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Ric Roman Waugh (written by)
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Tagline:
No Rules. No Hope. No Way Out.
Plot:
A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Stephen Dorff ... Wade Porter

Marisol Nichols ... Laura Porter
Vincent Miller ... Michael Porter

Anne Archer ... Maggie

Larnell Stovall ... Viper

Val Kilmer ... John Smith

Sam Shepard ... Gordon

Johnny Lewis ... Snowman

Harold Perrineau ... Lt. Jackson

Shawn Prince ... Todd Jackson

Chris Browning ... Danny Samson

Nick Chinlund ... Sgt. Roberts

Greg Serano ... Officer Diaz
Jake Walker ... Warden Harris

Nate Parker ... Officer Collins

Mike Seal ... Williams
Louie Pescador ... Oso
Gabriel 'Bam Bam' Merendon ... Oso's Lieutenant

Mark Sivertsen ... Agent Skiletti

Mara Holguin ... Public Defender

Carrie Fleming ... Kelly Collins

Roman Mitichyan ... Swamper Deputy
Adam Taylor ... Investigator Hammond

Brittany Perrineau ... Stacy Jackson

Harry Zimmerman ... LA Judge

Kevin Wiggins ... SQ Guard

Brian Keith Gamble ... Joe
Rosalia De Aragon ... IRC Deputy

Jesus Jr. ... Lead Hispanic (as Jesus Payan Jr.)

Ivan Brutsche ... Invited Guard

John Trejo ... ADSEG Guard
Cynthia Ruffin ... Female Guard

Christien Tinsley ... Belligerent Man

Bill Allen ... Drunk Driver (as William Allen)

Esodie Geiger ... Female Judge
Richard Caruso ... Gang Investigator
Eric Gomez ... Bodie (as Erik Gomez)
Elton Walker ... Corn Rows

Tait Fletcher ... White Inmate
Adrian Ponce ... Hispanic Fighter One
Ben James Roybal ... Hispanic Fighter Two
Joey Villasenor ... Loco

Antonio Leyba ... Gonzalez

John Koyama ... Asian Fighter

Jermaine Washington ... Large Black Inmate

Mike Smith ... Rooker
Shawn Rosales ... CSI Tech
Steve Ulibarri ... Intruder
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jahani Curl ... Prisoner

Christopher Dempsey ... Deputy District Attorney

Nicholas Antonio Nelson ... Arresting Sheriff
David E. Augustson ... Riot Guard (uncredited)
Don Battle ... Officer (uncredited)
Chris Bentley ... Prison Guard (uncredited)

Frank Bond ... Doctor (uncredited)

Jim Burleson ... Correction's Officer (uncredited)
Darin Henry Charles ... Prison Guard #2 (uncredited)
Hannah Contrucci ... Maria Smith (uncredited)
Kierstin Cunnington ... Anne Smith (uncredited)
Joe Freeman ... Prison Inmate (uncredited)
Gemini Kline ... Prisoner #3 (uncredited)
Michael Patrick Metzdorff ... Corcran County Bailiff (uncredited)
James Rishe ... Hospital Visitor (uncredited)
Scott C. Voss ... Man in Store (uncredited)

Z. Ray Wakeman ... LA County Trustee (uncredited)
Devin L. Williams ... Inmate Leader (uncredited)

Directed by
Ric Roman Waugh 
 
Writing credits
Ric Roman Waugh (written by)

Produced by
Ryan Breen .... co-producer
Richard Caruso .... associate producer
Stephen Dorff .... executive producer
Dan Keston .... producer
Vincent Newman .... executive producer
David Peters .... executive producer
Tucker Tooley .... producer
Christopher Wilhem .... co-producer (as Chris Wilhem)
 
Original Music by
Gerhard Daum 
 
Cinematography by
Dana Gonzales (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jonathan Chibnall 
 
Casting by
Angela Damron 
Nancy Nayor  (as Nancy Nayor Battino)
 
Production Design by
Vincent Reynaud 
 
Art Direction by
Gustav Alsina 
 
Set Decoration by
Bil Clement 
Ursula Coyote 
 
Costume Design by
Meriwether Nichols 
 
Makeup Department
Loretta Jo Blaine-Miller .... hair department head
Gretchen Bright .... key makeup artist
Jason Hamer .... shop supervisor: Tinsley Transfers Inc.
Gina Lovato .... contact lens technician
Mike Mekash .... makeup department head
Mike Mekash .... tattoo designer: Tinsley Transfers Inc.
Allison Oliver .... silicone runner: Tinsley Transfers Inc.
Sara Roybal .... assistant makeup artist: day player
Christien Tinsley .... key makeup artist: Vin Diesel
Christien Tinsley .... special effects makeup designer
Sheila Trujillo-Gomez .... first assistant makeup artist (as Sheila Trujillo Gomez)
Teresa Valenzuela .... wig maker: Tinsley Transfers Inc.
Danlee Winegar .... additional makeup artist
Diane Woodhouse .... special makeup effects production coordinator: Tinsley Transfers Inc.
 
Production Management
Ken Halsband .... post-production supervisor
David Peters .... unit production manager
Bill Wohlken .... post-production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brent Clark .... second assistant director
Thomas Parris .... second second assistant director
Phil Robinson .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Rio Alexander .... propmaker
Steve Allen .... propmaker
Arthur Arndt .... propmaker
Derek Bensonhaver .... lead graphic designer
Stephen Braddock .... propmaker
Shawn Caffreg .... propmaker
Michael T. Daigle .... propmaker (as Mike Daigle)
Jill Dupont .... on-set dresser
Crystal Fuentes .... dresser
Jerry Fuentes .... propmaker
Mark Gadbury .... propmaker
Dennis W. Garland .... gang boss
James H. Gill .... propmaker (as James Gill)
Doug Gray .... propmaker
Neale Jorgensen .... propmaker
Conner Jorgenson .... property assistant
Stephen H. Lewis .... construction foreman (as Stephen Lewis)
William Maloney .... key scenic artist
Deanne May .... art department coordinator
Ray Mark Provencio .... set dresser
Genesis Purce .... leadman
Kevin Romain .... propmaker
Brian Shaffer .... propmaker
Sol Slavin .... propmaker
Bjarne Sletteland .... property master
Charles Springer .... propmaker
Dave Thompson .... propmaker (as David Thompson)
Andrew Trujillo .... propmaker
Raymond Vigil .... propmaker
Bruce Wetherbee .... construction coordinator
Carl Zeller .... propmaker
Kelly M. Savage .... art department intern (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Joshua Adeniji .... foley editor
Aymen Braek .... sound mixer
Michael P. Cook .... adr editor
Michael P. Cook .... dialogue editor
Robert Dehn .... assistant sound editor
Robert Dehn .... sound studio manager
Levent Erdogan .... foley editor
Brent Findley .... sound effects editor
Darryl L. Frank .... production sound mixer
Jason Gaya .... sound recordist (as Jason 'Frenchie' Gaya)
Judah Getz .... adr mixer
Scott Hinkley .... sound re-recording mixer
Cody King .... sound effects editor
Richard Kitting .... assistant sound re-recording mixer (as Richard 'Tricky' Kitting)
Shawn London .... group adr supervisor
Zach Michaelis .... foley mixer
Jonathan Miller .... supervising sound designer
Andrew Morgado .... adr mixer
Josiah Murphy .... adr recordist
Stuart Provine .... sound effects editor
Vic Radulich .... adr editor
Vic Radulich .... dialogue editor
Edwardo Santiago .... production sound mixer
Vicki Vandegrift .... foley artist (as Vicki O'Reilly Vandegrift)
Miles J.D. Vedder .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Joe Freeman .... special effects technician
Dick Hogle .... special effects coordinator
Neal King .... special effects foreman
Geoffrey C. Martin .... special effects coordinator
Tomas Sanchez .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Patrick L. Almanza .... digital artist
Chris Chappell .... digital artist
Christopher Dusendschon .... digital imaging supervisor: iO FILM
Dennis Fitzsimmons .... visual effects
Iain Marcks .... digital imaging technician: iO FILM (as Iain Stasukevich)
Michael Vaglienty .... senior flame artist
David Van Woert .... visual effects producer
Leo Vezzali .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Gokor Chivichyan .... stunt player
Gabriel Merendon .... stunt performer
Gabriel Merendon .... utility stunts
Mike Seal .... stunt performer
Mike Smith .... fight choreographer
Mike Smith .... stunt coordinator
Larnell Stovall .... stunts
Tommy Truex .... stunt double: Stephen Dorff
Jermaine Washington .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Diego Arroye .... lamp operator
Joe Bacharka .... electrician
Derek Bensonhaver .... video assist (as Derek Bensonhavor)
Brian Bernstein .... camera operator: "a" camera
Marika Borgeson .... camera production assistant
Jason Brooks .... grip
Morgan Davis .... grip
Manny Duran .... key grip
Allen Eaves .... lighting technician
David M. Goldstein .... second assistant camera: "b" camera (as David Goldstein)
Rolando Simon Gomez .... electrician
John Grace .... best boy electric
Trevor Howe .... key rigging grip
Neil Jacobs .... still photographer
Frank Larson .... loader
Benjamin Lowell .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Ben Lowell)
David Melhorn .... lamp operator
Borek Minarik .... grip
Stephen Mullen .... gaffer (as Steve Mullen)
Gabriel Pfeiffer .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (as Gabe Pfeiffer)
Jake Rothstein .... electrician
Val Schubert .... best boy grip (as Valentin P. Schubert)
Stacy Lance Shryock .... dolly grip
Bryan Smith .... grip
Corey Weintraub .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (as Cory Weintraub)
 
Casting Department
John Barba .... casting associate
David V. Cordova .... extras casting (as David Cordova)
Angela Damron .... casting associate
Angelique Midthunder .... casting director: New Mexico
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Blanca Garcia .... costume supervisor (as Blanca Garcia)
Katherine Morgan .... costumer
Allyson Traub .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Paul Allia .... colorist
Brian Beard .... digital intermediate editor
Adam Hawkey .... digital intermediate colorist
Michael John Koetter .... software engineer
Michael Mintz .... colorist (as Mike Mintz)
 
Transportation Department
Scott E. Corly .... transportation co-captain
J.D. Hicks .... transportation captain
Norden M. Kelly .... driver
Pete Meda .... driver
John Proctor .... transportation coordinator
Walter J. Russell .... driver: cast
William Wray .... driver
 
Other crew
Lisa Alsop .... set production assistant
Paula Amanda .... location scout
David E. Augustson .... armorer (as David Augustson)
Denise A. Beale .... production coordinator (as Denise Beale)
Jennifer Grey Berkowitz .... key set production assistant (as Jennifer Berkowitz)
Christina Brooks .... first assistant production accountant
Teri Lynn Browning .... office production assistant
Winter Cantagallo .... set production assistant
Gregory Doucette .... script supervisor (as Greg Doucette)
Janie Elliott .... office production assistant
Joe Freeman .... armorer
Coral Gonzalez-Inza .... set medic
James S. Green .... epk unit
Mariah Breitel Hembree .... post script services (as Mariah Breitel)
Elissa Kannon .... travel coordinator
Rick La Monda .... penitentiary liason
Grace Lapsys .... assistant: Mr. Waugh
Brian G. Lax .... key medic
Deanne May .... co-location manager
Michael Patrick Metzdorff .... set production assistant (as Michael Metzdorff)
Nick Phillips .... production executive
Brendan Shepherd .... assistant production coordinator
Ryan Shoemake .... office production assistant
Katherine Swanson .... production accountant
David E. Van Houten .... unit publicist
Jessica Voelker .... office production assistant
Brenden Wedner .... production assistant
Wade Whitman .... location manager
Sean Woerter .... set medic
Helena Wyss .... set medic
Natalie Yacono .... assistant: Mr. Dorff
 
Thanks
T.J. Amato .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for brutal violence, pervasive language and brief nudity
Runtime:
104 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
This production was funded in conjunction with New Mexico's Film Investment Program.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: When Wade first enters the SHU (Security Housing Unit), two inmates are shown in a cell together. All SHU inmates are single-celled.See more »
Quotes:
[last lines]
John Smith:Usually I'm quoting someone else's words. The least I can do is give you some John Smith originals. They won't be poetic. But they'll be the truth. Yes, prison desensitizes you. But it also forces you to see what's most important. Family. And loyalty...
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Impossible Dreams (2011)See more »

FAQ

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What Happened to Officer Collins, the protege guard?
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189 out of 266 people found the following review useful.
i cannot think of the words to praise this film, 15 July 2008
Author: Dean Piper from United Kingdom

i cannot think of the words to praise this film as it is one of the most awe inspiring films i have ever seen. it will make everyone who watches it appreciate everything in their life so much more. truly one of the great films of this century....it will probably not be remembered like this but it truly is. The acting is superb, by all the actors. It is an emotional roller-coaster of a film, bringing you emotions as varied as sorrow, joy and anger. It makes you realise the unjust nature of the world we live in, and how the worst things can happen to the nicest of people. If i can sum up in a sentence what i feel about this film it is.....the best film i have seen for many years bar none,a truly inspiring piece of filmwork and story telling, a must see for everyone :D

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