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An American prisoner in a Russian jail is given a chance at freedom if he can rescue a kidnapped American woman.

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Mike Riggins, an imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, Ana Gale, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her, Mike discovers that the kidnap story was just a ruse to bring Ana out into the open. Our hero suddenly finds himself and his charge being hunted by ruthless government, para-military, and underworld organizations - all who want him dead and Ana under their control. With no one to turn to, and the enemies closing in, Mike must uncover the truth about Ana and bring her to the safety of the U.S. Embassy. Written by anonymous

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Rated R for violence, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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20 August 2009 (United Arab Emirates)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Released theatrically in United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and China. See more »

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When our hero steals the motorbike in the city center the fairing quite clearly has the word 'Ninja' on it, which is a model produced by Kawasaki, but during the chase a close up on the crankcase clearly shows the manufacturer's name 'Yamaha'. See more »

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Written by Marina G. Verenikina & Nick Baker
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Good movie but let down by bad directing.
26 May 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Mike Riggins, an imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, Ana Gale, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord.

I just watched this movie last night. The story is good and Dolph does put in a good performance. There is a stupid love scene through in. The fight scenes are well choreographed and the action scene well worked. The director relys on to many methods used on films like Better tomorrow and the Killer and this is the films down fall because these methods sometimes shows how bad the other actors are and a lot of work has looked have gone into this movie. If you're looking for a quick buzz or a Friday night movie do check this out.


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