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12 Rounds (2009)

PG-13 | | Action, Crime, Thriller | 27 March 2009 (USA)
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Detective Danny Fisher discovers his girlfriend has been kidnapped by a ex-con tied to Fisher's past, and he'll have to successfully complete 12 challenges in order to secure her safe release.

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Cast

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Miles Jackson
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George Aiken
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Hank Carver
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Ray Santiago
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Erica Kessen
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Dave Fisher
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Willie Dumaine
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Anthony Deluso
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Samuel
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FBI Agent Gator
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FBI Agent Sheila
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Phil the Plumber
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Storyline

Uniformed New Orleans PD officer Danny Fisher earns his promotion to detective to his near-rather lucky, albeit brave, arrest of ruthless terrorist arms-dealer Miles Jackson, whose girlfriend Erica Kessen got accidentally killed during the dirty FBI-operation. Exactly a year later, Miles has escaped and blows up Danny's house as foretaste of a Herculean race to accomplish twelve near-impossible tasks against the clock, otherwise his kidnapped wife Molly will be killed. Yet at the end, another master-plan is suspected. Written by KGF Vissers

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,329,240, 29 March 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$12,232,937, 7 June 2009
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Trivia

Near the end of the movie, one can hear WWE superstar Mark Henry's theme song from back when he was using his "Sexual Chocolate" persona. See more »

Goofs

Whilst the FBI car is trying to stop the runaway street car, one of the scenes shows that the front wheels of the car are not moving, almost as if the car itself is attached to a railway wheel set or bogie and that the smoke is not coming from the tires. See more »

Quotes

Det. Danny Fisher: I'm training the world's most dominant pug. He's going through a bulking phase.
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Connections

References Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Feel You
Written by Jonas Genberg
Performed by Crumbland
Published by WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) o/b/o Warner Chappell Music Finland
Courtesy of Terra Recordings
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Really exciting
30 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

The movie has a good idea and some really seat-gripping excitement. It reminds me of Die Hard with a Vengeance but even more exciting. The plot is good with enough twists to keep everyone's interests.

I have only one negative thing to say...and this is that I hate the type of camera work in this movie. It seems to be the latest rage in movies...to have jerky-action shots. Personally I think it looks amateurish and makes the watcher slightly nauseous. What a shame to do that to such an exciting film.

Even with that type of photography, I would still recommend this film and have done so. I had never seen any advertising for this film and would not have gone to see it had I not looked up a synopsis of it.


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