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Sinners and Saints (2010)

In the gritty New Orleans underbelly, beleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and his failed marriage. Facing a probable suspension from the ... See full summary »



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Detective Sean Riley
Detective Will Ganz
Beth Ganz
Detective Moe Tillman
Jessica Heap ...


In the gritty New Orleans underbelly, beleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and his failed marriage. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide Detective, Will Ganz, to help solve a series of brutal murders that have plunged the city into a major gang war. The two quickly realize there is something much bigger and far more sinister going on than either could have ever imagined. Written by Anonymous

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Nothing's more dangerous than a man with nothing to lose. See more »


Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, grisly images, pervasive language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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30 June 2010 (USA)  »

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Bad Cop  »

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


There is a scene where Johnny Strong's character Sean and Colin, played by Sean Patrick Flanery, meet at a bar in the French Quarter named The Boondock Saint. An homage to Flanery's 1999 cult film The Boondock Saints (1999). See more »


Captain Trahan: I've seen the way you finish things.
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References Life (1999) See more »


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rough but top-notch shootout movie
6 March 2012 | by (Oosterhout, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

The movie scenario is intriguing. In the post hurricane Katrina "city" of New Orleans normal life is very hard to come by. Virtually all the outer neighborhoods are today transformed into post-war battle field zones where mad-max alike gangs rule the streets. But something different recently started to happen. The Russian mob tries to move in, replacing and taking over strategic parts of the underworld. And they mean business as they bring para military branch ex-Afghanistan Russian mercenaries to sort out the details. Not that this is unusual, and did not happen before, but the outlandish brutal murders, involving repetitive gasoline burnings, are even beyond the Saffir–Simpson Scale of Hurricane Katrina itself. The script is pretty accurate in that it reveals that the Russian mobsters have the best Intel gathering on their side, with access to Amdocs phone records and Comverse Infosys phone tapping, bypassing all the local authorities, whose departments are still recovering from war-zone Katrina. All seems hopeless but here comes Sean Riley (Johnny Strong), the ex-Tora Bora gang buster, whose first shootout actions show unreal hit-rates , only using the official NOPD revolver and some extra rounds. The only unrealistic part of the script is where department chief Captain Trahan (Tom Berenger) visits Riley at home warning him that he might get arrested by internal affairs for to much outdoor shooting. It could imply though that internal affairs was already accepting marching orders from Mr. Rhykin (Das Boot Kapitan Jürgen Prochnow), the Russian mob boss. Saints and Sinners is a very well made movie with top-notch shootout scenes, which no-one i know wants to miss.

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