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Driven to Kill (2009)

An ex-Russian mobster who is now a crime novelist must confront his past when his family is targeted by violence.

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Ruslan
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Boris
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Mikhail Abramov
Robert Wisden ...
Terry Goldstein
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Catherine
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Detective Lavastic
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Alex (as Alexander Rafalski)
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Bartender (as Eugene Lazarev)
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Lanie
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Tony
Ingrid Torrance ...
Detective Norden
Sergey Nasibov ...
Ilya (as Sergei Nasibov)
Dmitry Chepovetsky ...
Stephan Abramov
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Tanya
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Young Guy
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Storyline

A former Russian mobster named Ruslan, who is now a crime novelist, returns home and discovers his daughter is marrying his arch nemesis. His past also comes back to haunt him when his family is threatened. Hungry for justice, Ruslan returns to the life he once knew...with a vengeance. Written by anon

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They took his daughter. So he's taking them down. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence throughout, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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19 May 2009 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Inna Korobkina plays the mother of Laura Mennell but in real life she is almost a year younger than Mennell. See more »

Goofs

The .38 that the weapons dealer gives Ruslan has no hammer, but when he is getting ready to take his second shot you hear him pulling back the hammer. See more »

Soundtracks

Alien Smegma
Written and Performed by David Steele
Courtesy Smudgedink Music
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Wholesome Fun for the Entire Family
16 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you are reading my review then you are probably on the ropes about vesting your hard earned time in this film, and I fully understand that there might be a few individuals who are not fans of Steven Seagal. I will try to be as unbiased as possible throughout this review.

Without ruining the film for all the readers I figured that I would review only a portion of the movie.

The climax of the film comes about within a gentlemen's club in which Seagal has a heart to heart with his son in law while getting a lap dance. This scene while heart warming quickly catches up to speed with perhaps the most intense knife fight ever recorded on film. Seagal dispatches all the henchman but really sends a message with one kill. Using only a switchblade knife Seagal stabs one man at least 50 times. Its totally awesome, and I am being conservative with the number 50. He is so quick I wasn't able to count the exact number of strikes.

Simply put if you only get to watch one Seagal flick or one movie of any sort from this decade Driven to Kill is the one!!!


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