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After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Then he discovers they want a 'favor' from him in return.

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Jimmy
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Trudy
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Scar (as Irone Singleton)
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Cancer (as Wayne Pere)
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Lieutenant Durgan
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Detective Green
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Detective Rudeski
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Edwin
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Alan Marsh
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Bourdette
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Kid 1 (as Renwick Dwight Scott)
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Storyline

In New Orleans, English teacher of the high school Rampart High, Will Gerard, and his wife, musician Laura Gerard, are in love with each other. One night, Laura leaves a rehearsal and is assaulted, while Will is playing chess with his friend Jimmy. Will is visiting her in hospital when, out of the blue, a stranger named Simon tells him that he belongs to an organization of vigilantes and offers to eliminate the assailant. In return, the organisation would want a favor from Will in the future. Will agrees, and the criminal is murdered. Six months later, Simon collects his debt with Will. He demands that Will kill Alan Marsh, a pedophile. Will accidentally kills Alan and soon he learns that the victim was an awarded journalist that was investigating the organization. Now he seeks evidences to prove his innocence but the network of the organization is powerful and is seeking Will out to eliminate him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Vengeance always has a price

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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

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2 September 2011 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$249,465 (USA) (16 March 2012)

Gross:

$41,081 (USA) (30 March 2012)
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When Will and Jimmy are playing chess, we see one player capture the other player's queen. A few moments later, the player who lost his queen still has it. From the board position, one can tell the game is still in the opening stages, and so an endgame pawn-promotion-to-queen (to get another queen) is highly unlikely. And since it was a serious game with a clock, it is also highly unlikely that one player would allow his opponent to take back his move, saving his queen. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Alan Marsh: Are you wasting my time, Bourdette? Are you wasting my time?
Bourdette: If they find out I'm talking to you, they'll... they'll kill me.
Alan Marsh: Tell me how it works.
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Enjoyable Cage movie, quite thrilling storyline
5 February 2012 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

This movie surprised me, since many people claim that Cage only has "bad" films. This one is actually quite good. In fact, I was about to give it an 8, but due a few bad actors I couldn't.

I think Cage acted good in this film. The story is easy to follow, so no brain cracking mysteries that make you think by the end of the film "what the hell happened." I really can't stand complex endings.

In easy words, it's an enjoyable thriller about a guy who's wife gets raped. In the hospital, this strange guy in a suit does this proposal to kill the rapist for him. As he agrees with doubts, it soon turns out he needs to kill other people for him to repay this civic organization who "seek justice". Of course, he doesn't want to kill people and asks the same guy to get out of his life. If only it was that simple...

I recommend to see it! Enough action, thrilling scenes, mostly well-chosen actors. It's a 7 alright!


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